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    Saudi women activists on trial after detention

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    Ten Saudi women appeared in court Wednesday for the first time since being detained last year in a sweeping crackdown on activists, ratcheting up scrutiny...

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    Kushner discusses Mideast peace with Saudi rulers

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    White House advisor Jared Kushner held talks with Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince during a regional tour to rally support for a long-awaited Middle...

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    Saudi Arabia announces princess as US envoy

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2019

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday named a princess as its first woman ambassador to the United States, a key appointment as the fallout over journalist Jamal...

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    Saudis blast ‘guardianship’ laws after woman’s escape

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 07:54pm on January 09, 2019

    A Saudi teen’s live-tweeted asylum plea has cast a renewed spotlight on women’s rights just months after women won the right to drive, and sparked...

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    Saudi to notify women of divorce by text message

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a new regulation that took effect on Sunday, officials said.The measure approved...

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    Khashoggi murder trial opens

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s attorney general sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial...

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    Saudi king orders government reshuffle after Khashoggi fallout

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:06am on December 28, 2018

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered a sweeping government reshuffle Thursday, replacing key security and political figures including the foreign minister, as the kingdom grapples with...

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    Saudi-led coalition launches strike at Sanaa airport

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh/ Sanaa | Updated at 12:00am on December 20, 2018

    The Saudi-led coalition fighting on the side of Yemen’s government said it launched an air strike Wednesday at the airport in the rebel-held capital Sanaa,...

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    Khashoggi murder: Trump ignores US leverage over Riyadh

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:31am on November 22, 2018

    US president Donald Trump has doubled down on his partnership with Saudi Arabia, calling it an indispensable ally after a journalist's grisly murder, but critics...

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    Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:40am on November 20, 2018

    Saudi king Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder...

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