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Calls to ban the Saudi 'wife-tracking' app could be counterproductive | Arwa Mahdawi

While Absher is awful, having it removed will further restrict women. Let’s not let politicians off the hook for their complicity in how Saudi women are treatedSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading...

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Iran says Pakistan to 'pay high price' over attack, warns Saudi

Iran warned neighboring Pakistan on Saturday it would "pay a heavy price" for allegedly harboring militants who killed 27 of its elite Revolutionary Guards in a suicide bombing near the border earlier this week, state television reported.

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US will not open door to Saudi Arabia building nuclear weapons, top official says

The Trump administration wants to sell its nuclear energy technology to cash-rich Saudi Arabia.

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Raytheon International CEO on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia: 'We don't make policy'

Amid calls by U.S. lawmakers to reduce weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries involved in offensive warfare in the Middle East, ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan urges U.S. to confront Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

He said his government has additional “documents” related to the case that it has not shared.

Reuters /
Oil rises over 2 percent to 2019 highs on tightening supplies

Oil prices rose more than 2 percent to their highest this year on Friday after an outage at Saudi Arabia's offshore oilfield boosted expectations for ...

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NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged Saudi TV piracy

A group of sports bodies and broadcasters including the U.S. National Basketball Association, U.S. Tennis Association and Sky has called for the United States to add Saudi Arabia to its "priority watch list" over alleged TV piracy, filings show.

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German halt in Saudi arms sales causing serious problems: Airbus

Germany's halt in exports to Saudi Arabia is preventing Britain from completing the sale of 48 Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes to Riyadh, and has delayed potential sales of other weapons such as the A400M military transport, a top Airbus official said Friday.

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Total, Aramco to retail fuel in Saudi Arabia

Total and Saudi Aramco will develop a network of retail fuel stations in Saudi Arabia as equal partners, Saudi Aramco said.

Reuters /
McIlroy tells troubled Garcia to find 'sanctuary' on course

Rory McIlroy has advised Sergio Garcia to find "sanctuary" on the golf course rather than let his emotions get the better of him following his ...

NY Times /
Amazon’s Exit Forces a Reckoning for N.Y. Political Leaders

Pressure applied by activists and many elected officials led to Amazon pulling out of Queens, but a political backlash may await them.

NY Times /
Blaming Political Climate, Trumps Give Up on New Hotels

The Trump Organization has shelved plans for two hotel lines that the president’s sons once cast as part of the vision for “the next generation” of the company.

USA Today /
Opinion: Sergio Garcia's past behavior speaks louder than his latest apology after DQ

Sergio Garcia was 11 days and 8,000 miles removed from Saudi Arabia when he began an effort to repair his reputation at Riviera Country Club.        

CNET /
Google, Apple investigate whether to pull app reportedly used to track Saudi women - CNET

The companies are facing pressure to remove the app from their stores.

CBS /
Pompeo: "Everyone responsible" for Khashoggi killing will be held accountable

In a rebuke of President Trump, the House voted Wednesday to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The measure is a challenge to Mr. Trump's continued support for the Saudi regime despite the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its ...

CBS /
Pompeo refuses to say if he believes CIA on Khashoggi killing

Dismissing the question as "ridiculous," Pompeo says U.S. will hold "each individual accountable" for the murder, but current "fact sets" don't ...

Fox News /
Apple, Google urged to drop Saudi app that tracks women

Both Apple and Google are facing growing pressure to remove a mobile app that can let Saudi men track and restrict the movements of their wives and ...

Time /
The House Has Passed a Resolution to Withdraw U.S. Troops From Yemen

Lawmakers are uneasy over the humanitarian crisis and Saudi Arabia's role

CBS /
House passes bill limiting U.S. military aid in Saudi-led war in Yemen

The House has passed a bill that would limit U.S. military assistance to Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. Natalie Andrews, who covers Congress for the Wall Street Journal, joins CBSN to discuss the latest developments and the rest of the day's political headlines.

The Guardian /
US lawmakers vote to end US support for war in Yemen

In rebuke of Trump’s alliance with Saudi Arabia, resolution would force administration to withdraw US troopsAsserting congressional authority over war-making powers, the US House of Representatives approved a resolution Wednesday that would force the Trump administration to withdraw US troops from involvement in Yemen, in a rebuke of Donald ...

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Trump inaugural chief asked about Khashoggi murder, jokes and then defends Saudis

Tom Barrack, a key donor and friend of President Donald Trump attempted to justify the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi Tuesday, ...

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Trump inaugural chief jokes about Khashoggi killing, defends Saudis

Tom Barrack, a key donor and friend of President Donald Trump attempted to justify the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi Tuesday, ...

NY Times /
Thomas Barrack, Trump Confidant, Apologizes for Remarks Defending Saudis Over Killing

Mr. Barrack had cited “atrocities” in the U.S. in response to a question about the murder of the Saudi dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

NY Times /
House Votes to Halt Aid for Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen

The vote, coming amid outrage over Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, was a rare move to curb presidential war powers. If the Senate passes the measure, ...

USA Today /
In rebuke to President Trump, House approves measure to force U.S. withdrawal from Yemen

The House vote was a sharp rebuke to Saudi Arabia for its conduct in the war in Yemen and push-back against the Trump administration's ties.        

Reuters /
U.S. House backs measure to end U.S. support for Saudis in Yemen war

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution that would end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, as many lawmakers sought to push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy toward the kingdom.

Washinton Post /
Trump confidant Thomas Barrack apologizes for saying U.S. has committed ‘equal or worse’ atrocities to killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Barrack, chairman of Trump’s inaugural committee, had suggested the United States was in no position to judge Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi’s killing.

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