Stories tagged: Saudi Arabia
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Saudi Arabia pulled out of planned talks with non-OPEC nations including Russia as disagreements about how to share the burden of supply cuts stood in the way of a deal …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
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Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Thousands of Yemenis marched in the capital Sanaa on Sunday to protest a Saudi-led coalition airstrike a day earlier that hit a funeral hall packed with hundreds of mourners, killing …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
The Senate on Wednesday will kick off Congress’ attempt to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, according …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
The Senate on Wednesday backed the Obama administration’s plan to sell more than $1 billion worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, soundly defeating a bid to …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
It is clear the bill would undermine the principle of sovereign immunity, under which such disputes are resolved between nations, not in courts. No state would be more vulnerable than …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Close to 2 million people from around the world began performing the first rites of the Islamic hajj pilgrimage on Saturday, which calls for entering into a state of physical …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
The House has approved a bipartisan bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. The measure was approved by voice vote Friday.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
The world’s two largest oil producers, Russia and Saudi Arabia, on Monday agreed to act together to stabilize global oil output, though it’s unclear what that might entail.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry said five border guards have been killed in an eight-hour-long cross-border clash with militants from Yemen. The statement, carried on the official …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Newly declassified pages from a congressional report into 9/11 released Friday have reignited speculation that some of the hijackers had links to Saudis, including government officials – allegations that were …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10:47 p.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia identified on Thursday suspects in two of the three attacks that struck the kingdom on the same day this week, including one outside …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
A suicide bomber carried out an attack early on Monday near the U.S. Consulate in the western Saudi Arabian city of Jiddah, according to the Interior Ministry.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom’s ambitious plan to wean itself off …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia despite a White House veto threat and fierce objections from …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Saudi Arabia’s Labor Minister says some employees of the Saudi Binladin Group will receive their salaries this month and others soon thereafter.
Wed., April 27, 2016
So how do you solve a problem like Saudi Arabia? For starters, it’s time to get the problem out into the public sphere. Obama should release the 28 redacted pages, …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6:04 a.m.
A Senate bill that would allow U.S. citizens to sue countries that funded terrorism on American soil has roiled the White House and the Saudi kingdom, which is threatening to …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to endorse bipartisan legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any role that …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defense says heavy rains and flooding have left 18 people dead across the country.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Saudi Arabia suffered another credit ratings downgrade on Tuesday after Fitch lowered its view on the oil-rich kingdom in light of the fall in energy prices.
Sat., April 2, 2016
Is America obliged to both police the globe and pay for the service?
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels killed at least 30 people, mostly civilians, when they hit a market area outside the capital on Saturday, Yemeni security officials said.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for expressing his atheism in hundreds of Twitter posts.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Oil powerhouses Russia and Saudi Arabia joined Qatar and Venezuela in pledging Tuesday to cap their crude output if other producers do the same, aiming to halt a slide that …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016
Partnership based on common self-interests, not values, eroding as each goes own way.
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016
The administration ignores provocations, making the U.S. look weak.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s key Middle East initiatives – ending Syria’s civil war, combating Islamic State and implementing the Iranian nuclear deal – could be undermined by the explosion …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 22, 2015, 3:54 p.m.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi state TV says King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington’s fight against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom has died. …