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Turkish, Saudi leaders speak by phone ahead of G20 summit
Middle East

Turkish, Saudi leaders speak by phone ahead of G20 summit

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman by phone ahead of the…
Human Rights Watch urges G20 to press Saudis to free illegally detained activists
Middle East

Human Rights Watch urges G20 to press Saudis to free illegally detained activists

DUBAI (Reuters) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged Group of 20 member states to press Saudi Arabia to…
Saudis see high hopes for 2020 upended by pandemic
Middle East

Saudis see high hopes for 2020 upended by pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — This was supposed to be Saudi Arabia’s year to shine as host of the…
Saudi Arabia, Russia seek to finalize oil cuts in G20 talks, want US involved
Business

Saudi Arabia, Russia seek to finalize oil cuts in G20 talks, want US involved

DUBAI/MOSCOW (Reuters) — Saudi Arabia, Russia and their allies will press Mexico on Friday to join an accord for collective…
US tops world in virus cases and logs record unemployment
World

US tops world in virus cases and logs record unemployment

The United States now has more COVID-19 infections than any other country, and a record number of newly unemployed people,…
World leaders to hold crisis talks as virus toll tops 21,000
World

World leaders to hold crisis talks as virus toll tops 21,000

World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic that has forced three billion people into…
Coronavirus puts ‘fragile’ global recovery at risk: IMF to G20
World

Coronavirus puts ‘fragile’ global recovery at risk: IMF to G20

The deadly coronavirus epidemic could put an already fragile global economic recovery at risk, the IMF warned Sunday, as G20…
Leading NGOs boycott Saudi Arabian G20 civil society talks
Middle East

Leading NGOs boycott Saudi Arabian G20 civil society talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Three leading international NGOs announced on Monday they are boycotting meetings that Saudi Arabia is holding with…
Saudi Arabia releases 11 people questioned over foreign ties: official
Middle East

Saudi Arabia releases 11 people questioned over foreign ties: official

RIYADH (Reuters)— Saudi Arabian authorities have released 11 citizens who were detained for several days last month for questioning over…
With young prince and PR push, Saudi Arabia ready to take over G20 reins
Middle East

With young prince and PR push, Saudi Arabia ready to take over G20 reins

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) — Saudi Arabia is set to take over the G20 presidency for a year as it seeks…
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