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#Saudi Arabia

# saudi-arabia - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Lewandowski scores first World Cup goal of his career as Poland overcome Saudi Arabia
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

Lewandowski scores first World Cup goal of his career as Poland overcome Saudi Arabia

Sat 3:13 PM 4,909 Views 1 Comment

Piotr Zielinski was also on target for the winners.

Saudi Arabian minister backs private bids for Man United and Liverpool
# Window Shopping
From The42
# Window Shopping

Saudi Arabian minister backs private bids for Man United and Liverpool

Fri 11:40 AM 10,257 Views 9 Comments

“I would love to see Ronaldo play in the Saudi league,” said sports minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal.

Saudi Arabia expose another collective Argentina failure in upset for the ages
# A Messi End
From The42
# A Messi End

Saudi Arabia expose another collective Argentina failure in upset for the ages

Nov 22nd 2022, 1:04 PM 30,578 Views 30 Comments

Saudi Arabia shocked the world in beating Argentina 2-1 in Qatar today.

# saudi-arabia - This month November 2022

Elon Musk 'kills' new Twitter label mere hours after launch
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk 'kills' new Twitter label mere hours after launch

Updated Nov 10th 2022, 9:52 AM 40,491 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, US president Joe Biden has said that Elon Musk’s ties with foreign countries were ‘worthy’ of scrutiny.

# saudi-arabia - Last month October 2022

'We've made a football decision' - Howe defends Newcastle training camp in Saudi Arabia
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'We've made a football decision' - Howe defends Newcastle training camp in Saudi Arabia

Oct 21st 2022, 11:26 AM 9,135 Views 4 Comments

The Magpies first travelled to the Gulf state in January.

Saudi Arabia sends US citizen to prison for criticising the country
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Saudi Arabia sends US citizen to prison for criticising the country

Oct 18th 2022, 9:33 PM 25,137 Views 33 Comments

The prison sentence marks another source of tension between the historic allies, after Saudi Arabia raised oil prices

# saudi-arabia - This year 2022

Joshua admits 'I let myself down' with post-fight antics
# Regret
From The42
# Regret

Joshua admits 'I let myself down' with post-fight antics

Aug 22nd 2022, 6:24 PM 5,606 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old’s career appears at a crossroads after Sunday’s second successive defeat to the unbeaten Ukrainian.

Saudi Arabia's 'ultimate goal' is to host Olympics, says sports minister
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's 'ultimate goal' is to host Olympics, says sports minister

Aug 21st 2022, 3:00 PM 16,900 Views 32 Comments

Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal dismissed suggestions of sportswashing by the Gulf nation.

I was mad at myself – Anthony Joshua explains erratic behaviour after defeat
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

I was mad at myself – Anthony Joshua explains erratic behaviour after defeat

Aug 21st 2022, 11:45 AM 63,052 Views 34 Comments

The 6ft 6ins Briton scented victory when he had his opponent hanging on in the ninth round.

'Pinch me' - ex-refugee Ali wins first Saudi women's boxing match in seconds
# Trailblazer
From The42
# Trailblazer

'Pinch me' - ex-refugee Ali wins first Saudi women's boxing match in seconds

Aug 21st 2022, 10:24 AM 6,466 Views 1 Comment

The British star defeated Crystal Garcia Nova with a crunching cross in the first round.

US 'will not walk away' from Middle East: Biden to Arab leaders
# Middle East
# Middle East

US 'will not walk away' from Middle East: Biden to Arab leaders

Updated Jul 16th 2022, 2:21 PM 9,661 Views 13 Comments

Biden is looking to use the visit to the Middle East to discuss volatile oil prices and outline his vision for Washington’s role in the region.

Saudi crown prince greets Joe Biden with fist bump ahead of key meeting
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi crown prince greets Joe Biden with fist bump ahead of key meeting

Updated Jul 15th 2022, 6:43 PM 28,812 Views 19 Comments

Biden became the first US leader to fly directly from Israel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Cristiano Ronaldo set to reject staggering wage offer from Saudi Arabian club
# Gulf In Riches
From The42
# Gulf In Riches

Cristiano Ronaldo set to reject staggering wage offer from Saudi Arabian club

Jul 15th 2022, 12:40 PM 11,517 Views 8 Comments

A Saudi club is understood to have sounded him out about a potential two-year deal worth €275 million.

LIV chief Greg Norman barred from British Open anniversary events
# Persona Non Grata
From The42
# Persona Non Grata

LIV chief Greg Norman barred from British Open anniversary events

Jul 9th 2022, 9:52 PM 8,870 Views 3 Comments

The 67-year-old Australian golf great won the competition in 1986 and 1993.

Thousands gather in Mecca for biggest hajj pilgrimage since Covid-19 pandemic
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Thousands gather in Mecca for biggest hajj pilgrimage since Covid-19 pandemic

Jul 6th 2022, 3:11 PM 9,278 Views 4 Comments

One million fully vaccinated Muslims, including 850,000 from abroad, are allowed at this year’s hajj.

England's Casey confirms he's joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf
# Defection
From The42
# Defection

England's Casey confirms he's joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf

Jul 3rd 2022, 12:09 AM 13,755 Views 20 Comments

The series is bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.

Larry Donnelly: I wish LIV Golf didn’t exist but I won't condemn the golfers who've signed up
# Saudi Golf Tour
# Saudi Golf Tour

Larry Donnelly: I wish LIV Golf didn’t exist but I won't condemn the golfers who've signed up

Updated Jun 10th 2022, 11:00 AM 22,987 Views 38 Comments

Our columnist, a keen golfer, reacts to the disruption of his beloved sport this week caused by the new Saudi-backed tour.

'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist
# Human Rights
From The42
# Human Rights

'We've all made mistakes,' says Greg Norman about murder of Saudi journalist

May 12th 2022, 8:04 PM 47,590 Views 29 Comments

The Australian former world number one is heading the new LIV Golf Invitational Series which is heavily backed by Saudi financing.

Newcastle are on the rise but don’t expect anyone else to be happy about it
# Rare Old Tynes
From The42
# Rare Old Tynes

Newcastle are on the rise but don’t expect anyone else to be happy about it

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 5,114 Views 3 Comments

Ahead of today’s meeting with Liverpool, John Brewin looks at the job Eddie Howe and the Saudi owners have done at St James’ Park.

Lewis Hamilton: I have struggled mentally and emotionally for a long time
# Difficulties
From The42
# Difficulties

Lewis Hamilton: I have struggled mentally and emotionally for a long time

Mar 31st 2022, 3:01 PM 18,662 Views 25 Comments

The seven-time world champion revealed his struggle in an Instagram story on Thursday.

Fire rages at oil depot in Saudi city hosting Formula One race
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Fire rages at oil depot in Saudi city hosting Formula One race

Mar 25th 2022, 4:52 PM 25,273 Views 24 Comments

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have acknowledged attacking the kingdom in recent days.

Boris Johnson meets with Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Boris Johnson meets with Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 5:48 PM 35,325 Views 35 Comments

Johnson is one of the few Western leaders to visit Riyadh since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

England to stage first event of controversial Saudi-backed golf Super League
# Launch
From The42
# Launch

England to stage first event of controversial Saudi-backed golf Super League

Mar 16th 2022, 5:47 PM 8,145 Views 13 Comments

Greg Norman is the Saudi-backed league’s commissioner.

UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

UN human rights chief condemns Saudi 'mass execution'

Mar 14th 2022, 7:46 PM 17,007 Views 9 Comments

Saudi Arabia said Saturday it had executed a record 81 people in one day for terrorism-related offences.

Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it executed 81 convicts in a single day

Mar 12th 2022, 2:16 PM 48,531 Views 47 Comments

Officials said those executed included convicted members of al Qaida and the Islamic State group.

Phil Mickelson regrets ‘reckless’ Saudi comments and hints at break from golf
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Phil Mickelson regrets ‘reckless’ Saudi comments and hints at break from golf

Updated Feb 23rd 2022, 8:42 AM 42,716 Views 36 Comments

Mickelson had said he was prepared to overlook Saudi Arabia’s human rights record to put pressure on the PGA Tour.

'Why would I even consider it? Because this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' - Mickelson
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

'Why would I even consider it? Because this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' - Mickelson

Feb 18th 2022, 8:50 AM 7,583 Views 3 Comments

The US star says he’s willing to get involved with the Saudi-backed golf Super League.

Varner, Arnaus share halfway lead at Saudi International after Lowry hits round of 70
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Varner, Arnaus share halfway lead at Saudi International after Lowry hits round of 70

Feb 4th 2022, 6:25 PM 3,620 Views 0 Comments

Shane Lowry is 21st on two-under par.

Eddie Howe defends Saudi Arabia trip
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Eddie Howe defends Saudi Arabia trip

Jan 21st 2022, 1:42 PM 8,327 Views 1 Comment

Amnesty International UK, however, warned that it could become ‘a glorified PR exercise for Mohammed bin Salman’s government’.

# saudi-arabia - Last year 2021

Man arrested in France over killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is released
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Man arrested in France over killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is released

Dec 8th 2021, 9:35 PM 9,417 Views 4 Comments

French authorites determined he had been a victim of mistaken identity.

Suspect in killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi arrested in France
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Suspect in killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi arrested in France

Dec 7th 2021, 7:00 PM 13,358 Views 11 Comments

French radio RTL said the Saudi suspect was arrested at Charles de Galle airport near Paris as he was trying to board a flight to Riyadh.

Hamilton edges out Verstappen in crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title race heads to the wire
# F1
From The42
# F1

Hamilton edges out Verstappen in crazy Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title race heads to the wire

Dec 5th 2021, 7:58 PM 49,074 Views 63 Comments

The title will be decided at the final race in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets zero carbon emissions by 2060
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia targets zero carbon emissions by 2060

Oct 23rd 2021, 3:44 PM 21,492 Views 47 Comments

The announcement comes a week before the Cop26 global climate summit.

Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record
# Due Diligence
From The42
# Due Diligence

Amnesty urges Newcastle to study Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record

Oct 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 2,890 Views 7 Comments

The world’s leading human rights organisation wants the club to look into the issue following the club’s controversial acquisition.

Newcastle takeover edges closer after TV piracy row is resolved
# 180
From The42
# 180

Newcastle takeover edges closer after TV piracy row is resolved

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 9:45 PM 7,461 Views 4 Comments

Saudi Arabia had indicated it would lift its ban on broadcaster beIN SPORTS.

Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?
# Crude And Unusual
# Crude And Unusual

Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?

Jul 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 60,111 Views 112 Comments

The collapse of OPEC talks this week could turbo-charge price increases.

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

Mar 2nd 2021, 11:12 AM 16,031 Views 17 Comments

It comes after the United States released last week a declassified intelligence report which determined that Prince Mohammed approved the 2018 killing.

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist

Updated Feb 26th 2021, 9:46 PM 21,673 Views 40 Comments

The report was released by Joe Biden’s administration this evening.

US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder
# Mohammed Bin Salman
# Mohammed Bin Salman

US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder

Feb 26th 2021, 7:56 AM 11,441 Views 14 Comments

President Donald Trump had avoided making the report public, which was completed a month after the murder in October 2018.

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist released from prison
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist released from prison

Feb 10th 2021, 10:31 PM 28,837 Views 18 Comments

Loujain al-Hathloul was sentenced to almost six years in prison last December.

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