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All US presidents kowtow to Saudi Arabia – Trump is just honest about it (VIDEO)

Donald Trump set off a backlash by saying US will not stop supplying Riyadh with weapons over the alleged murder of an opposition journalist. But ignoring Saudi sins to preserve the alliance is a feature of American presidencies. When asked this week about potential sanctions over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, an exiled Saudi journalist and US resident, who walked ...

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Trump vows 'severe punishment' if Saudi Arabia is behind killing of WaPo journalist Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia will face “severe punishment” if it ordered the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US President Donald Trump has warned. “There’s a lot at stake, and maybe especially so because this man was a reporter. There’s something really terrible and disgusting about that if that were the case…we’re going to get to the bottom of it and ...

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Trump under pressure to stop arms sales to ‘good partner’ Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi affair

As public pressure mounts on the Trump administration to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the US defense industry is alarmed while critics of the Yemen war hope for the best. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist living in Turkey who wrote for the Washington Post, was last seen entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul ...

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Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish officials have claimed that he ...

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US senators demand Magnitsky Act probe, sanctions on Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi disappearance

A group of Republican and Democrat senators united to demand an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a consulate in Turkey. This could lead to sanctions against Saudi Arabia within 120 days. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) and Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) ...

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'They all take Saudi money': Suspected murder of WaPo columnist by Saudi Arabia ignored by UK press

WikiLeaks has hit out at UK newspapers which have been curiously circumspect about the alleged murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey last week. The whistleblower organization tweeted that no British newspaper had led their Monday front pages with news about Khashoggi’s suspected murder despite the fact that news agencies like the Associated Press ...

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Saudi Arabia can survive ‘2,000 years’ without US help & not face civil war like America – MBS

Saudi society fully supports the royals and those few fringe extremist elements who stir trouble are being dealt with, believes crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, who claimed the kingdom can survive for 2,000 years on its own. Known in the West by his initials MBS, the crown prince may, as he said, ‘love’ working with the US and Trump but, ...

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Gunned down man found tied to a bed on Saudi Arabia road (VIDEO)

A bizarre incident has occurred in Saudi Arabia, in which a dead body tied to a bed was discovered in the middle of a road. The victim, who turned out to be an illegal migrant, had been gunned down, according to local police. Motorists made the chilling discovery 11 km away from the southern Saudi city of Abha late on ...

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‘Hillary said so’: Iran slams Saudi Arabia as top ‘terrorist donor,’ quotes Clinton to back claim

A fiery speech by an Iranian representative, responding to Saudi accusations at the UN General Assembly, blamed terrorist activity around the globe on Riyadh – and even quoted Hillary Clinton to back that up. Accusing Iran of supporting terrorism was a “strange and outlandish claim” by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir the Iranian representative said. He was addressing the United ...

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Spain to ‘honor’ sale of 400 bombs to Saudi Arabia despite halting it over rights groups outcry

Just about a week after halting a bombs’ sale to Riyadh following a widespread indignation over Saudi Arabia’s indiscriminate bombing in Yemen, the Spanish government said it would still go ahead with the deal. “The decision is that these bombs will be delivered to honor a contract that comes from 2015, and was made by the previous government,” the Spanish ...

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