Saudi Arabia

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Biden administration 'to declassify report' into Khashoggi murder
Decision would mean US could assign blame for death on to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

19, Jan, 2021 @8:05 PM

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Saudi Arabia's blockade of Qatar is over – but my father is still in jail for opposing it | Abdullah Alaoudh and Abderrahmane Amor
My father, Salman Alodah, is among the thousands of prisoners of conscience in Saudi jails, say researcher Abdullah Alaoudh, writing with commentator Abderrahmane Amor

Abdullah Alaoudh with Abderrahmane Amor

19, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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G4S migrant workers 'forced to pay millions' in illegal fees for jobs
UK-based security firm faces calls to repay charges made by recruitment agents for jobs in Gulf states and conflict zones

Pete Pattisson

18, Jan, 2021 @7:45 AM

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UK trained military of 15 countries with poor human rights records
Campaigners seek inquiry into whether skills gained in UK were used to commit abuses in countries such as Bahrain, China and Saudi Arabia

Diane Taylor

17, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

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UK spent £2.4m to help Saudi Arabia comply with international law
Over the last four years, the Gulf state has been accused of bombing and killing Yemeni civilians

Dan Sabbagh

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Qatar and Saudi Arabia breakthrough is more exhaustion than compromise
Talk of brotherly unity rather than lessons learned dominated the Gulf Cooperation Council summit

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

05, Jan, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Arab states agree to end three-year boycott of Qatar
Reconciliation with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE includes a non-aggression pact

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Jan, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Calls for Saudi Dakar Rally boycott while women’s right to drive activist in prison
Campaigners say racers will pass jail holding Loujain al-Hathloul while kingdom ‘sportwashes’ its reputation

Bethan McKernan, Middle East correspondent

05, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Lethal airstrikes in Yemen ‘left off’ confidential UK record
Ministers under pressure to say why attacks involving civilian casualties have been excluded from log of alleged humanitarian breaches

Jamie Doward

03, Jan, 2021 @7:30 AM

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US approves sale of $290m in bombs to Saudi Arabia
Arms deals with Middle East dictatorships are being rushed through by Trump, critics say, despite opposition over human rights records

Julian Borger in Washington

30, Dec, 2020 @5:29 PM

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Aden airport blasts attack 'directed at Yemen government'
Explosions struck after plane carrying the Yemen prime minister and cabinet politicians landed

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

30, Dec, 2020 @5:07 PM

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Mugabe's love of cricket and Thatcher's 70th: stories revealed in National Archives papers
Proposed MCC membership for Mugabe and Thatcher’s birthday party plans among stories kept under wraps – until now

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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