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Saudi Arabia denounces U.S. Senate resolutions on Khashoggi, Yemen

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Monday denounced U.S. Senate resolutions calling for an end to U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying they were based on unsubstantiated claims. The votes last Thursday were a rare rebuke to President Donald Trump, but largely symbolic. ...

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Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate ‘interference’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Yemen has been devastated by a four-year conflict Saudi Arabia has denounced US Senate resolutions to end US military aid for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen and to blame the country’s crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi foreign ministry described the move as “interference” based on “untrue allegations”. Thursday’s ...

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Saudi Arabia rejects U.S. Senate position on Khashoggi: statement

FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, Sept. 29, 2018. Picture taken September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia early on Monday rejected “the position expressed recently by the United States Senate”, saying that the Jamal Khashoggi murder is a crime that does ...

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Canada is looking for a way out of big Saudi arms deal, says PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the premiers of the ten provinces and Indigenous Leaders in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaking in an interview that aired on Sunday, said for the first time that his Liberal government was looking for a way out of a multibillion-dollar arms deal ...

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Saudi Arabia denounces U.S. Senate position on Khashoggi: statement

FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain, Sept. 29, 2018. Picture taken September 29, 2018. Middle East Monitor/Handout via REUTERS CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry denounced “recent position of US senate” saying the Jamal Khashoggi incident is a crime that does not reflect the policy of the ...

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Senators vote to end US backing for Saudi war on Yemen

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSenators slam Saudi crown prince as ‘crazy’ and a ‘wrecking ball’ The US Senate has voted to withdraw US military aid for Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen and to blame the kingdom’s crown prince for the murder of a journalist. The historic vote is the first time any chamber of US Congress ...

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Saudi Arabia seeks new political bloc in strategic Red Sea region

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is seeking an alliance with six countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, a strategic area vital to global shipping and increasingly an arena of contention with regional rivals like Iran, Turkey and Qatar. Representatives from Egypt, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Jordan gathered in Riyadh on Wednesday to discuss the initiative ...

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Saudi foreign minister rules out extraditing suspects in Khashoggi case

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir speaks during a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Sunday ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul’s chief prosecutor filed warrants for ...

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