Saudi Arabia

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Hawks on all sides ready to swoop if Iran drags feet on nuclear talks
The regime in Tehran says discussions will resume ‘soon’, but Israel has already ‘greatly accelerated’ plans for military action

Simon Tisdall

17, Oct, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Revealed: Newcastle chairman’s links to Saudi ‘anti-corruption’ drive
Court documents shed new light on Yasir al-Rumayyan’s relationship with Crown Prince Mohammed

Stephanie Kirchgaessner

16, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Conflict of emotions greets Newcastle’s first game under Saudi owners | Sam Dalling
Relief at end of Ashley era has been replaced by questions of morality about what it means now to support Newcastle United

Sam Dalling

16, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on English football governance: in need of a moral compass | Editorial
Editorial: Deals such as the Saudi takeover of Newcastle United should be subject to the scrutiny of an independent regulator


15, Oct, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Saudi Arabia accused of forcing Yemenis in the kingdom out of their jobs
Claim made at UN session as humanitarian crisis in Yemen worsens, making remittances vital to many people’s survival

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Oct, 2021 @6:17 PM

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Amnesty wants meeting with Premier League over Newcastle takeover
Amnesty International has called for a meeting with the Premier League chief executive, Richard Masters, over the controversial takeover of Newcastle United

Paul MacInnes

12, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Newcastle United sale is a new low in football’s corruption by money | Letters
Letters: The Premier League may soon regret allowing the takeover, writes Joe McCarthy, while Michael McCarthy says it shows how little power fans have. Michael Herron believes money has rotted the game and Dr Chris Haughton suggests a visit to Saudi Arabia by the Toon Army


10, Oct, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Jailed Saudi aid worker’s sister hits out at Newcastle takeover
Sentence of 20 years for alleged critic of regime was upheld a day before controversial football deal was sealed

Michael Savage

09, Oct, 2021 @3:14 PM

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Newcastle fans speak of suffering but what about actual suffering in Saudi Arabia? | Jonathan Wilson
Supporters sang about getting their club back but it is hard to imagine a way it could be more profoundly taken away

Jonathan Wilson

09, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Amanda Staveley: ‘Newcastle is a fantastic gem that needs buffing up’
The director who will run the club said she understands the questions on human rights and takes them seriously

Louise Taylor

08, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Saudi aide accused of directing Khashoggi murder edges back to power
Saud al-Qahtani, aide to Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is praised on pro-government social media

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

08, Oct, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Shorts that are anything but short-lived | Brief letters
Brief letters: Clothing | High wages | Tory party conference | Cinema’s greatest duels | Newcastle United

08, Oct, 2021 @5:13 PM

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