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Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman will block all US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and five other countries Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker has announced he will block any future arms sales to six Gulf Region countries while they are engaged in a major dispute over funding for terrorism. Five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members voted to cut ties
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Saudi Arabia: Qatar demand list is non-negotiable Doha must 'amend its behaviour' or 'remain isolated', says Riyadh's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir.
Al Jazeera | 12 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tillerson Meets Qatari FM on Persian Gulf Crisis U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson meets in Washington Tuesday with Qatari's foreign minister, three weeks after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states imposed trade and diplomatic embargoes on the oil-rich American ally. Tillerson's State Department meeting w
Voice of America | 12 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia says no negotiations over Qatar demands WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism.
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Youth move: Why crown prince may struggle to win over young Saudis The naming of 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia's crown prince was more than a power play. For more than half a century, the Saudi throne has been passed down between the increasingly aging sons of state founder Abdulaziz Ibn Saud transferri
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Saudi demolition of historic Shiite homes stokes violence DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Saudi Arabia is demolishing centuries-old homes in a Shiite town, leveling a historic district that officials say has become a hideout for local militants. The destruction has sparked shootouts in the streets between Saudi
Rio Rancho Observer | Jun 27, 2017 06:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Bay Area political events: diplomacy, impeachment Bay Area political events: diplomacy, impeachment Political events in the Bay Area Diplomacy talk: A panel with foreign affairs experts, U.S., Iran, Saudi Arabia: A New Diplomatic Calculus? The discussion is from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the World Affairs Aud | Jun 26, 2017 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Francisco, California
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U.S. Republican senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday he would block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council pending progress in resolving a simmering
Cedar Rapids Gazette | Jun 26, 2017 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Saudi Business Cheers Leadership Shift, Frets Over Reform, Region The promotion of Saudi Arabia's top economic reformer to crown prince has cheered business leaders who believe it will open up new opportunities. But they worry about officials' ability to implement reforms and about geopolitical tensions in the region. T
Voice of America | Jun 26, 2017 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Al-Jazeera gave Arab youth a voice. Gulf regimes must not silence it | Wadah Khanfar The network gave young people the chance to express themselves freely. No wonder Saudi Arabia and its allies now demand it is closed downMany states at different times have tried to contain al-Jazeera or force it to tone down its coverage. But with last w
The Guardian | Jun 26, 2017 4:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend