Iranian tanker ‘struck by two missiles’ off coast of Saudi Arabia

Iranian tanker ‘struck by two missiles’ off coast of Saudi Arabia

The incident in the Red Sea comes amid heightened tensions.

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Khashoggi remembered outside Saudi consulate where he died

Khashoggi remembered outside Saudi consulate where he died

Activists at the ceremony in Istanbul called for a comprehensive United Nations investigation into the murder

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Saudi crown prince denies ordering murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi crown prince denies ordering murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2, 2018, and never emerged.

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Happy holiday? Travel advisory about Saudi Arabia

Happy holiday? Travel advisory about Saudi Arabia

With Ireland on the list of 49 countries in which travellers will now be able to get tourist visas for Saudi Arabia, here are our tips for readers who can’t wait to get to the kingdom.

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As Saudi Arabia announces first tourist visas, here’s what foreign visitors need to know

As Saudi Arabia announces first tourist visas, here’s what foreign visitors need to know

The desert nation hopes to attract millions more tourists, and will exempt them from some – but only some – of its laws.

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Trump and Johnson discuss need for ‘united’ response over Saudi oil attack

Trump and Johnson discuss need for ‘united’ response over Saudi oil attack

The Saudi authorities said the attacks on Saturday were ‘unquestionably’ sponsored by Iran – a claim denied by Tehran.

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Attack on oil installations ‘unquestionably sponsored by Iran’, say Saudis

Attack on oil installations ‘unquestionably sponsored by Iran’, say Saudis

The Saudi military showed journalists what they described as an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in the attack.

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‘Looking like’ Iran was behind Saudi Arabia oil installation attacks, says Trump

‘Looking like’ Iran was behind Saudi Arabia oil installation attacks, says Trump

The president said the US is not looking at retaliatory options until he has ‘definitive proof’ that Iran was responsible.

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Saudi princess found guilty of ordering bodyguard to hit plumber in Paris

Saudi princess found guilty of ordering bodyguard to hit plumber in Paris

Princess Hessa bint Salman, the only daughter of King Salman, was found guilty of complicity in violence.

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Murdered Saudi journalist Khashoggi ‘asked killers not to suffocate him’

Murdered Saudi journalist Khashoggi ‘asked killers not to suffocate him’

A Turkish newspaper says it has a recording of Mr Khashoggi’s killing in October 2018.

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State oil firm Aramco to be listed on Saudi stock exchange ‘very soon’

State oil firm Aramco to be listed on Saudi stock exchange ‘very soon’

The move is expected to be the precursor to opening it up to foreign markets.

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Saudi Arabia’s oil minister says market must be balanced

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister says market must be balanced

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman was making his debut in the role he was appointed to on Sunday.

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Court victory for campaigners over UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Court victory for campaigners over UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The Court of Appeal ruled that ‘the process of decision-making by the British Government was wrong in law in one significant respect’.

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UN expert calls for Saudi crown prince to be probed over journalist’s death

UN expert calls for Saudi crown prince to be probed over journalist’s death

Jamal Khashoggi died at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October.

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Saudi crown prince warns kingdom will confront security threats

Saudi crown prince warns kingdom will confront security threats

Mohammed bin Salman’s comments come days after the US blamed Iran for suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

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Saudi diplomat stands firm amid Iran tensions

Saudi diplomat stands firm amid Iran tensions

Gulf officials say an investigation into the tanker incident is under way.

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US State Department bars 16 people for roles in Khashoggi killing

US State Department bars 16 people for roles in Khashoggi killing

It means the individuals and their immediate family members are ineligible for entry into the United States.

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UN expert says Saudi Arabia undermined Khashoggi probe

UN expert says Saudi Arabia undermined Khashoggi probe

Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

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UN expert visits Saudi consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was killed

UN expert visits Saudi consulate where Jamal Khashoggi was killed

Agnes Callamard walked around the building but did not have permission to enter it.

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Experts: Images suggest Saudi ballistic missile programme

Experts: Images suggest Saudi ballistic missile programme

A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest, evidence of the type of weapons programme it has long criticised its arch-rival Iran for possessing.

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Saudi refugee in Canada expects more women to flee homeland

Saudi refugee in Canada expects more women to flee homeland

She said she hoped the international attention on her story will be a catalyst for change.

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Pompeo: US wants accountability for Khashoggi's murder

Pompeo: US wants accountability for Khashoggi's murder

The Trump administration expects Saudi Arabia to hold "every single person" responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi accountable, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

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Saudi teenager who fled family arrives in Canada

Saudi teenager who fled family arrives in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun’s case grabbed global attention after she mounted a social media campaign for asylum.

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Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse heads for asylum in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun is flying to Toronto via Seoul, officials said.

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Canada and Australia ‘willing to accept Saudi asylum seeker’

Canada and Australia ‘willing to accept Saudi asylum seeker’

Teenager Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun fled Saudi Arabia for Thailand, claiming she had been abused by her family.

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Australia considering resettlement for runaway Saudi woman

Australia considering resettlement for runaway Saudi woman

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun publicised her case via social media.

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Saudis ‘satisfied’ with Thailand’s handling of fleeing teenager

Saudis ‘satisfied’ with Thailand’s handling of fleeing teenager

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun arrived in Bangkok from Kuwait late on Saturday after slipping away from her family, who she accused of abuse.

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Saudi teenager seeking asylum cleared to stay temporarily in Thailand

Saudi teenager seeking asylum cleared to stay temporarily in Thailand

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun grabbed global attention when she sent out pleas for help on social media.

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Saudi prosecutors seeking death penalty for Khashoggi suspects

Saudi prosecutors seeking death penalty for Khashoggi suspects

Saudi prosecutors will seek the death penalty for at least five people over the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, state media reported as 11 suspects attended their first court hearing.

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Saudi King orders Cabinet reshuffle after Jamal Khashoggi killing

Saudi King orders Cabinet reshuffle after Jamal Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued an overhaul of top government posts in the wake of international fallout from the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi nearly three months ago.

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Saudi Arabia rejects US 'interference' over Khashoggi case

Saudi Arabia rejects US 'interference' over Khashoggi case

Saudi Arabia has issued an unusually strong rebuke of the US senate, rejecting a bipartisan resolution that blamed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and describing it as an interference in the kingdom's affairs.

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US Senate backs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince for writer’s death

US Senate backs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince for writer’s death

US intelligence officials have concluded that Prince bin Salman must have at least known of the plot.

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Sean Penn working on documentary about Saudi writer’s death

Sean Penn working on documentary about Saudi writer’s death

Turkish media showed Penn filming in front of the consulate building on Wednesday.

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Opec expected to cut oil production to support price

Opec expected to cut oil production to support price

The oil minister of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that the country was in favour of a cut of one million barrels a day.

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US senators say Saudi crown prince was involved in Jamal Khashoggi death

US senators say Saudi crown prince was involved in Jamal Khashoggi death

The politicians spoke after a briefing from CIA director Gina Haspel.

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Jamal Khashoggi ‘killed within seven minutes’, Turkey’s foreign minister says

Jamal Khashoggi ‘killed within seven minutes’, Turkey’s foreign minister says

Mevlut Cavusoglu told a German newspaper he had listened to the ‘disgusting’ tape of the death and that a doctor seemed to be enjoying the killing.

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Turkish police search villa as part of Khashoggi death probe

Turkish police search villa as part of Khashoggi death probe

Anadolu Agency said crime scene investigators and sniffer dogs were part of the search.

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Trump hits back in row over Saudi links to journalist’s killing

Trump hits back in row over Saudi links to journalist’s killing

The US president disputed that intelligence officials had concluded Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved.

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US Republicans divided over Donald Trump’s stance on Saudi Arabia

US Republicans divided over Donald Trump’s stance on Saudi Arabia

The president cited business interests in his defence of his policy towards the kingdom following the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

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Trump thanks Saudis after defying calls to punish prince

Trump thanks Saudis after defying calls to punish prince

The US president has thanked Saudi Arabia for plunging oil prices.

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Trump defies calls to punish Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi death

Trump defies calls to punish Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi death

The US president made it clear the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing.

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US senators demand ‘determination’ on Khashoggi death

US senators demand ‘determination’ on Khashoggi death

On Tuesday, the president rejected calls for a tougher response to the killing.

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Khashoggi’s murder is ‘inconvenient’, but we cannot ignore it

Khashoggi’s murder is ‘inconvenient’, but we cannot ignore it

Everyone knows the journalist was killed in a consulate in Turkey, but reaction has been muted because of Saudia Arabia’s strategic importance,says Richard N. Haas.

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Donald Trump rules out further Saudi sanctions over Khashoggi death

Donald Trump rules out further Saudi sanctions over Khashoggi death

President Donald Trump has said the US will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Yemen rebels to halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia amid diplomatic moves

Yemen rebels to halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia amid diplomatic moves

Meanwhile, Saudi King Salman said he wanted a political settlement.

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No reason for me to hear it: Trump on Khashoggi death tape

No reason for me to hear it: Trump on Khashoggi death tape

The president said his administration will get ‘a very full report’ in the next few days.

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Report on Khashoggi’s death coming in two days, says Trump

Report on Khashoggi’s death coming in two days, says Trump

The US president said the report will include ‘who did it’.

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Cynical sanctions

Cynical sanctions

The United States has imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist.

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Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for five over Jamal Khashoggi death

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for five over Jamal Khashoggi death

Turkey says the writer was killed on orders issued from the top ranks of power in the kingdom.

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Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes, says Trudeau

Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes, says Trudeau

Mr Trudeau said that he himself had not heard the audio, and he would not give any details on the contents of the tapes.

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Gabon president ‘recovering in Saudi Arabia’ amid health speculation

Gabon president ‘recovering in Saudi Arabia’ amid health speculation

The communique came amid a swirl of rumours in Gabon about the president’s health.

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Saudi, US and UK officials heard tapes of reporter death, says Turkish president

Saudi, US and UK officials heard tapes of reporter death, says Turkish president

Turkey is seeking the extradition of 18 suspects who have been detained in Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi officials have heard tapes of journalist death, says Turkish president

Saudi officials have heard tapes of journalist death, says Turkish president

President Erdogan said a 15-member team was sent to kill Mr Khashoggi and know who is behind the killing as well as the location of his remains.

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Khashoggi fiancee shocked by reports journalist's body was discovered

Khashoggi fiancee shocked by reports journalist's body was discovered

The fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has expressed "shock and sadness" over reports suggesting that his body may have been dissolved with chemicals.

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Saudi investigators ‘worked to remove evidence of Khashoggi killing’

Saudi investigators ‘worked to remove evidence of Khashoggi killing’

Jamal Khashoggi’s body has not been found after he was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month.

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Order to kill journalist came from top Saudi level, says Turkey’s president

Order to kill journalist came from top Saudi level, says Turkey’s president

Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not elaborate although he said that he did not believe King Salman had authorised the killing.

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Khashoggi fiancee asks Trump to press Saudis for his body

Khashoggi fiancee asks Trump to press Saudis for his body

Hatice Cengiz made the appeal in a video message to a memorial in Washington.

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Kingdom executes migrant maid - It’s time to curb Saudi excesses

Kingdom executes migrant maid - It’s time to curb Saudi excesses

Report after report on our impact on the world challenges us to live more ethical lives.

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Turkey calls for Saudi co-operation into Khashoggi probe

Turkey calls for Saudi co-operation into Khashoggi probe

Turkey wants Saudi Arabia to reveal the location of Mr Khashoggi’s remains.

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