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Trump says he remains unsatisfied with Saudi accounts on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was still not satisfied with what he has heard from Saudi Arabia about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, but did not want to lose investment from Riyadh. Trump said he had spoken with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto ruler of the world’s top ...

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Trump says remains unsatisfied with Saudi accounts on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was still not satisfied with what he has heard from Saudi Arabia about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but did not want to lose investment from Riyadh. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler, disappeared three weeks ...

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Merkel: No arms sales to Saudi until ‘monstrous’ killing cleared up

ORTENBERG, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a “monstrosity” and vowed to halt German arms exports to Saudi Arabia until the case is cleared up. German Chancellor Angela Merkel supports her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party colleague and Hesse State Prime Minister Volker Bouffier ...

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Arm CEO pulls out of Saudi conference: source

(Reuters) – British chip designer Arm Holdings Chief Executive Officer Simon Segars has pulled out of the Saudi Arabia investment conference this week, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. FILE PHOTO: ARM’s CEO Simon Segars delivers a speech at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Segars is the latest ...

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‘The world is watching’, Kushner tells Saudi crown prince on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Monday he had urged Saudi Arabia’s crown prince to be transparent about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, and told him “the world is watching” Riyadh’s account of the journalist’s disappearance. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler, disappeared three ...

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Oil little changed despite Saudi pledge to boost output

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil futures were little changed on Monday after paring earlier losses despite Saudi Arabia’s pledge to raise crude production to a record high, two weeks before U.S. sanctions potentially choke off Iranian supplies. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in an oilfield in Midland, Texas U.S. August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo Saudi Energy Minister ...

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Siemens CEO Kaeser says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

BERLIN (Reuters) – Siemens’s chief executive said on Monday he would not attend a three-day Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia after the country admitted that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had been killed in its consulate in Istanbul. The German engineering giant was one of the last companies to decide against sending its top executive to the conference after Riyadh ...

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Germany urges other EU states to also stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany wants other European Union member states to follow its example in stopping arms exports to Saudi Arabia as long as uncertainty remains over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: German Economic Affairs and Energy Federal Minister Peter Altmaier addresses the media in Berlin, Germany, July 17, 2018. ...

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