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News Topic - Saudi Arabia

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Islamic State group claims bomb attack on Saudi police RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in eastern Saudi Arabia that officials say wounded an officer on patrol.
Yahoo! News | 1 hour, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why the world's biggest exporter of crude is trying to wean itself off oil It would be hard to exaggerate the importance of oil in Saudi Arabia. So when an influential young prince started talking this year about selling shares in the state-owned oil company and weaning the economy off its dependence on petrodollars, many were s
Los Angeles Times | 14 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Saudi Arabia is 'not ready' for women drivers, says deputy crown prince The deputy crown prince has previously appeared to express support for more women working
The Independent | Apr 28, 2016 09:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Editorial: A Promising New Path for Saudi Arabia A plan that might reduce the country's oil dependency.
New York Times | Apr 28, 2016 07:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Britain urges Saudi Arabia to speed up inquiry into Yemen intervention Foreign minister tells committee he has complained to ambassador over frustratingly slow inquiry into Saudi Arabias miltary campaign in YemenBritain has urged Saudi Arabia to complete an inquiry into its military intervention in Yemen quickly and to admit
The Guardian | Apr 27, 2016 8:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ministers unsure if Saudi Arabia is using UK-made weapons on Yemeni civilians The Government has faced calls to suspend arms sales to the Riyadh regime while investigations take place
The Independent | Apr 27, 2016 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada breaking its own export control rules with Saudi deal, say opponents A group of peace and human rights organizations is renewing a call on the Trudeau government to rescind export permits for the sale of Canadian-made, armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia.
Canoe.ca | Apr 27, 2016 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video: Amnesty International calls on Justin Trudeau to cancel Saudi arms deal Amnesty International says there is a "very strong risk" Canadian-made light armoured vehicles sold to Saudi Arabia could be used to violate human rights. Amnesty is calling on Justin Trudeau to cancel the $15-billion deal.
The Globe and Mail | Apr 27, 2016 6:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A new Egyptian uprising fizzled out before it could even start Protests erupted over the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia.
Washington Post | Apr 27, 2016 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Groups urge Trudeau to cancel Saudi arms deal Several human rights groups have issued an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asking him to cancel the $15-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
CTV.ca | Apr 27, 2016 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend