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#Saudi Arabia

# saudi-arabia - Monday 23 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia: Court says killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'not premeditated', sentences five to death Riyadh

Saudi Arabia: Court says killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'not premeditated', sentences five to death

Khashoggi was killed in October 2018 by Saudi agents while at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'There's a morality to it' - Rory McIlroy turns down multi-million-dollar Saudi tournament

The Holywood native says he has no interest in playing there next month.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 6 December, 2019

Joshua sheds weight as Ruiz piles on ahead of controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia

The heavyweight fighters meet again for the IBF, WBA and WBO titles in Riyadh on Saturday night.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Anthony Joshua on why he won't celebrate if he beats Andy Ruiz

The British boxing star seeks to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 25 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast Rescue Operation

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast

Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Spanish TV refuse to bid for Saudi Arabia-held editions of Super Cup

The competition has been expanded to include four teams and will be held in overseas for the next three seasons.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 30 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi crown prince denies ordering murder of US-based journalist Khashoggi last year Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi crown prince denies ordering murder of US-based journalist Khashoggi last year

The journalist entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey nearly a year ago and his body has never been found.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi crown prince says war with Iran would mean 'total collapse of the global economy' 60 Minutes

Saudi crown prince says war with Iran would mean 'total collapse of the global economy'

Prince Mohammed bin Salman also denied ordering the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in an interview with 60 Minutes.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 27 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time Middle Eastern Holiday

Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time

Visas for the desert kingdom had until now been restricted to foreign workers or pilgrims to the country’s holy sites.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 23 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks European Leaders

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

In a joint statement, the countries called on Tehran to choose dialogue over further “provocation”.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 22 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf Energy Security

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 21 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf Saudi Arabia

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 20 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war' Oil

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 16 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities Tensions

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 15 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks Mike Pompeo

'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities Fires

Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities

The facilities are owned by Aramco.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre Yemen

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 12 August, 2019

Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia Clash On The Dunes This post contains videos

Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia

Eddie Hearn has been criticised for choosing a country with an ‘abysmal human rights record’ for the latest world heavyweight title fight.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 9 August, 2019

Saudi Arabia chosen to host Ruiz Jr versus Joshua rematch in December

The pair will face off for the second time on Saturday 7 December.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Saudi second-tier side announce signing of Ireland international Andy Keogh

The 33-year-old striker has joined Al-Qadsiah following his recent departure from A-League club Perth Glory.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Irish international striker Andy Keogh set for Saudi Arabia switch

Despite being the club’s leading goalscorer, the 33-year-old Dubliner has been frozen out by Perth Glory.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia Veto

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing - UN expert Jamal Khashoggi

'Credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing - UN expert

The report calls on UN bodies to “demand” a follow-up criminal investigation.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights Opinion

Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights

The sad truth is that the enemies of the western powers look pretty good when compared to our close friends in Saudi, writes Diarmuid Pepper.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Washington Post claims children of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are receiving 'blood money' Murder

Washington Post claims children of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are receiving 'blood money'

They are also receiving multi-million dollar homes from Saudi Arabia.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone Personal Information

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 1 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son

Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia Nuclear Weapons

US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia

The alleged move is apparently to please corporate supporters who stand to profit handsomely.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum Toronto This post contains videos

'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun had accused her family of physical and psychological abuse.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 11 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada

Mohammed al-Qunun was already en route to Toronto today when Justin Trudeau made the announcement.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her Bangkok

UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her

The 18-year-old is fleeing from her family.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 7 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN agency Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun

Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN agency

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ran away from her family while travelling in Kuwait because they subjected her to physical and psychological abuse.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back Saudi Arabia

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens Murder Trial

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, was murdered in what Riyadh called a “rogue” operation.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia PATRIOT Act

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

The move was widely denounced by rights groups including Amnesty International.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Saudi king orders government reshuffle after fallout over Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia

Saudi king orders government reshuffle after fallout over Khashoggi murder

The surprise shake-up saw the appointment of new ministers of the powerful National Guard, information and education, as well as the head of a new space agency.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 17 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference' US Senate

Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference'

The US Senate separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There's not a smoking gun but a smoking saw': US senators oppose Trump on Saudi journalist's murder Jamal Khashoggi

'There's not a smoking gun but a smoking saw': US senators oppose Trump on Saudi journalist's murder

The CIA’s director briefed a small group of senators about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi yesterday.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way' Washington D.C.

Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

Journalist Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line' No Hand Act Or Part

As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line'

Despite leaked CIA analysis pointing towards Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Donald Trump has repeatedly stood by the US ally.

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