Saudi Arabia

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Australian players’ union and LGBTQ+ advocates join criticism of Saudi sponsorship of Women’s World Cup
Professional Footballers Australia says Fifa has consistently been unwilling to uphold its stated human rights commitments

Mostafa Rachwani

02, Feb, 2023 @7:53 AM

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Rate of executions in Saudi Arabia almost doubles under Mohammed bin Salman
Last six years among bloodiest in kingdom’s modern history despite push to modernise

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @7:11 PM

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Saudi Arabia tourism body’s sponsorship of 2023 Women’s World Cup condemned by human rights groups
Australian and New Zealand football organisations seek ‘urgent’ clarification from Fifa over its deal with Visit Saudi

Mostafa Rachwani

01, Feb, 2023 @6:33 AM

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Saudi Arabia to sponsor Women’s World Cup and tighten ties with Fifa
The tourist authority for Saudi Arabia is to join international brands as a sponsor for the 2023 Women’s World Cup that starts on 20 July in Auckland

Paul MacInnes

31, Jan, 2023 @12:57 PM

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Campaigners seek to overturn Liz Truss’s resumption of Saudi arms sales
Lawyers will argue the then trade secretary ignored Saudi air force’s bombing of civilians in Yemen

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

31, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Gulf royals own more than £1bn of UK property via tax havens
New government register shows how offshore jurisdictions used for ownership of nearly 200 properties including hotels and country estates

Rob Davies

28, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Washington Post condemns Pompeo for ‘vile’ Khashoggi ‘falsehoods’
Fred Ryan says former secretary of state ‘outrageously misrepresents’ Post journalist murdered by Saudi Arabian regime

Martin Pengelly in New York

24, Jan, 2023 @7:19 PM

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Mike Pompeo dismisses ‘faux outrage’ over murder of Jamal Khashoggi
Former Trump secretary of state claims US media depicted Washington Post columnist as ‘a Saudi Arabian Bob Woodward’

Martin Pengelly in New York

23, Jan, 2023 @10:36 PM

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Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty for academic over social media use
Court documents reveal reasons for Awad Al-Qarni’s arrest – even though rulers are major investors in social media platforms

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

15, Jan, 2023 @12:57 PM

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Netanyahu is Israel’s own worst enemy. Why won’t western allies confront him? | Simon Tisdall
The hard-right religious coalition is attacking civil liberties at home and becoming an unreliable partner abroad. Its leader is endangering western support for his country, writes Simon Tisdall

Simon Tisdall

15, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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The world’s biggest PR firm claims to be an expert on trust – but is it?
Edelman, which will publish the latest edition of its ‘trust barometer’ at Davos, says trust is its legacy – but critics say it’s reluctant to follow its own advice

Adam Lowenstein

15, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Yemen: 87 civilians killed by UK and US weapons in just over a year
Oxfam says its analysis of January 2021 to February 2022 underlines need for UK to stop arming Saudi Arabia

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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