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China to Boost High-Tech Cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

BEIJING/RIYADH – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that China stands ready to strengthen high-tech cooperation with Saudi Arabia and jointly usher in the fourth industrial revolution, Xinhua news reported Friday. Wang made the remarks during meeting with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs …

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US, Britain Push for Yemen Ceasefire as Relations with Saudis Cool

Yemen

WASHINGTON – The United States and Britain, Saudi Arabia’s biggest arms suppliers, are stepping up their pressure for a ceasefire in the Yemen war, the world’s worst man-made humanitarian disaster, New York Times reported Thursday. The Newspaper said, the calls for a halt to the conflict — by US Secretary …

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Pakistan to Ink an ‘Integrated’ Deal with China

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is seeking an integrated economic package from China envisaging financial support, increase in trade and investment and cooperation in agricultural research and will go ahead with an arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) among various other funding avenues, Dawn News reported Friday. Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad …

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Clash Symptoms Between Russia and US Plans on Syria

Russian and US

LONDON – A High-level meeting which aims at discussing the Syrian crisis are expected this week, among signs of a possible clash between two separate Russian and US plans for a political solution in the country, ASHARQ Al ASWAT reported Thursday. According to “ASHARQ AL ASWAT” website, Moscow’s primal focus …

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US Imposes Saudi Sanctions Over Khashoggi Murder

Khashoggi

ISTANBUL – The US State Department is to revoke visas or make them unobtainable for 21 Saudis following the killing of Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. President Donald Trump said the Saudis staged the “worst cover-up ever.” DW reported Wednesday. According to Washington Post, he said that Saudi officials had engaged …

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Erdogan and Trump Discuss Khashoggi on Phone

Erdogan

ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the US President Donald Trump have held a phone conversation on slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish presidential press office said early Monday, Anadolu reported. According to a statement by the presidential press office, Erdogan and Trump agreed on the Khashoggi case …

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KSA Claims Khashoggi Killed in a ‘Fist Fight’

KSA

RIYADH – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) announcement that suspects are in custody over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a “good first step”, Donald Trump has said, adding that he would work with Congress on a US response, ITV said in a report on Saturday. The US president …

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All Military Aid Should Be Banned Until Pompeo Verifies Saudi Arabia Did Not Order Hit on Khashoggi: McGovern

Khashoggi

WASHINGTON – A bill in the US House of Representatives would cease arms sales to Saudi Arabia unless Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certifies the kingdom did not order the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, AA reported Thursday. Saying reports about Khashoggi “represent a brazen violation of international norms, Massachusetts Democratic …

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Turkey: Prosecutors Find Evidence of Jamal Khashoggi Killing

Khashoggi

ISTANBUL – Turkish authorities on Tuesday said that prosecutors have found evidence that supports suspicions that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Al-Jazeera reported. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a source at the Attorney General’s office said that Turkish officials had “found …

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Saudi Royal Air Force Plane Crashes During Training Mission

Saudi Royal Air Force

DUBAI – A Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashed during a training mission on Monday in northwest of the kingdom, killing all its crew, a Defense Ministry source was quoted as saying on the state news agency SPA on Tuesday, Reuters reported. It provided no further details of the circumstances …

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