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"Still a lot of work to be done" to help women in Saudi: Ivanka Trump

Sunday, 21 May 2017 5:57 PM

President's daughter was speaking at an event led by Princess Reema bint Bandar, deputy president of the Women's Sports Authority

Bahraini court sentences cleric to suspended jail term
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Bahraini court sentences cleric to suspended jail term

Sunday, 21 May 2017 3:05 PM

Qassim, 76, remains at his residence, where supporters have held a sit-in since June when he was stripped of his citizenship

Schwarzenegger says Trump is
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Schwarzenegger says Trump is "going backwards"

Sunday, 21 May 2017 2:53 PM

"The next thing he'll want to bring horses and buggies back," the actor and activist told reporters at the Cannes film festival"

Trump to urge Muslim leaders to fight extremism
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Trump to urge Muslim leaders to fight extremism

Sunday, 21 May 2017 2:37 PM

"He will deliver an inspiring, direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology and the president's hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam"

Almost no talk from Trump on his first day in Saudi Arabia
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Almost no talk from Trump on his first day in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 21 May 2017 11:53 AM

The White House leans on images and actions instead of remarks from the president

Qatar denies it supports terrorism; calls allegation a
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Qatar denies it supports terrorism; calls allegation a "lie"

Sunday, 21 May 2017 11:35 AM

"An orchestrated barrage of opinion pieces ... has alleged that Qatar ... turns a blind eye toward the actions of terrorist groups"

Saudi billionaire says companies struggling to
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Saudi billionaire says companies struggling to "absorb" reforms

Sunday, 21 May 2017 11:26 AM

Lubna Al-Olayan makes rare public remarks at Saudi-US Forum speaking about Vision 2030

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince arrives in Riyadh for summits with Trump
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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince arrives in Riyadh for summits with Trump

Sunday, 21 May 2017 9:52 AM

Accompanied by National Security Adviser, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare
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In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare

Sunday, 21 May 2017 9:35 AM

The First Lady dressed conservatively in a long-sleeved, black pantsuit accented with a wide, gold-colored belt

Trump seeks to win over Muslim leaders with Islam speech
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Trump seeks to win over Muslim leaders with Islam speech

Sunday, 21 May 2017 9:10 AM

It comes a day after the US and the Kingdom signed agreements worth more than $380 billion

JP Morgan tips growth in Saudi following record bond sale
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JP Morgan tips growth in Saudi following record bond sale

Sunday, 21 May 2017 8:38 AM

Global CEO James Dimon says he "applauds" the Kingdom's Vision 2030

Saudi Arabia greets Trump with billions of dollars of deals
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Saudi Arabia greets Trump with billions of dollars of deals

Sunday, 21 May 2017 8:22 AM

“I can’t imagine another business day that’s been as good for the United States or for the kingdom"

Saudi Arabia and US designate a Hezbollah leader as a terrorist
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Saudi Arabia and US designate a Hezbollah leader as a terrorist

Saturday, 20 May 2017 11:27 AM

This marked the "first-ever" State Department and foreign nation "joint terrorist designation"

Top Saudi cleric 'blesses' Trump-Muslim summit
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Top Saudi cleric 'blesses' Trump-Muslim summit

Saturday, 20 May 2017 11:09 AM

"The world must know the nation of Islam is proud of its religion ..." but also "believes in human and cultural diversity"

Saudis shoot down missile near Riyadh
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Saudis shoot down missile near Riyadh

Saturday, 20 May 2017 10:52 AM

The Kingdom "intercepted a ballistic missile that was launched by Huthi militias", says KSA government


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