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# saudi-arabia - Friday 21 January, 2022

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

Eddie Howe defends Saudi Arabia trip

Fri 1:42 PM 8,273 Views 1 Comment

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

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 8 December, 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 9,395 Views 4 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

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 13,337 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.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 5 December, 2021

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 49,021 Views 63 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 23 October, 2021

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 21,463 Views 47 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Friday 15 October, 2021

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 2,824 Views 7 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

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 7,440 Views 4 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

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 59,788 Views 112 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

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 16,015 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 - Friday 26 February, 2021

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 21,649 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 11,412 Views 14 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

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 28,792 Views 18 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Dustin Johnson continues superb record at Saudi International with second win
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Dustin Johnson continues superb record at Saudi International with second win

Feb 7th 2021, 2:42 PM 1,668 Views 0 Comments

The American has now finished first, second and first at the event in successive years.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

'I was flat-out wrong' - Paul Casey defends Saudi Arabia U-turn
# Change Of Mind
From The42
# Change Of Mind

'I was flat-out wrong' - Paul Casey defends Saudi Arabia U-turn

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:18 PM 12,957 Views 5 Comments

The golf star pulled out of the tournament in 2019, saying he would be a ‘hypocrite’ to accept money.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 3 July, 2020

Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent
# Turkey
# Turkey

Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:56 PM 8,300 Views 8 Comments

Turkish prosecutors claim Saudi deputy intelligence chief and the royal court’s media czar led the operation.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Premier League gave February recommendation to keep Saudi Arabia on piracy watchlist
# Bein V Beout
From The42
# Bein V Beout

Premier League gave February recommendation to keep Saudi Arabia on piracy watchlist

Apr 30th 2020, 6:06 PM 6,300 Views 7 Comments

The nation seems poised to buy in to England’s top flight through Newcastle United.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 27 April, 2020

Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle could be completed within a fortnight
# Edging Closer
From The42
# Edging Closer

Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle could be completed within a fortnight

Apr 27th 2020, 3:07 PM 16,192 Views 33 Comments

A €343 million deal requires sign-off from the Premier League.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors
# Middle East
# Middle East

Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors

Apr 26th 2020, 6:37 PM 30,566 Views 80 Comments

The decision follows another ordering judges to end the practice of flogging.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites

Feb 27th 2020, 8:05 AM 15,304 Views 13 Comments

The decision comes after the Middle East recorded at least 220 cases of Covid-19.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 23 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 10:06 AM 21,352 Views 44 Comments

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
# Rain Check
From The42
# Rain Check

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

Dec 10th 2019, 3:00 PM 42,119 Views 39 Comments

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
# Sportswashing
From The42
# Sportswashing

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

Dec 6th 2019, 6:32 PM 18,129 Views 12 Comments

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
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

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

Dec 4th 2019, 10:02 PM 7,176 Views 8 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Monday 25 November, 2019

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast

Nov 25th 2019, 3:34 PM 15,171 Views 44 Comments

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
# Relocated
From The42
# Relocated

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

Nov 14th 2019, 3:39 PM 5,958 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 30th 2019, 5:26 PM 9,677 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 30th 2019, 8:32 AM 32,105 Views 34 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Friday 27 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 27th 2019, 7:24 PM 22,768 Views 50 Comments

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

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks
# European Leaders
# European Leaders

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:25 PM 8,942 Views 22 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf
# Energy Security
# Energy Security

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

Sep 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 13,593 Views 67 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,622 Views 57 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 AM 14,772 Views 73 Comments

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

# saudi-arabia - Monday 16 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 16th 2019, 6:52 AM 22,915 Views 32 Comments

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 15 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 15th 2019, 11:15 AM 13,526 Views 47 Comments

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

Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities
# Fires
# Fires

Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities

Sep 14th 2019, 4:35 PM 19,495 Views 19 Comments

The facilities are owned by Aramco.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 1 September, 2019

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
# Yemen
# Yemen

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,101 Views 7 Comments

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
From The42
# Clash On The Dunes

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

Aug 12th 2019, 5:04 PM 23,403 Views 31 Comments

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
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

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

Aug 9th 2019, 6:26 PM 7,215 Views 11 Comments

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
# New Beginning
From The42
# New Beginning

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

Aug 8th 2019, 12:31 PM 7,590 Views 8 Comments

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
# Road From Glory
From The42
# Road From Glory

Irish international striker Andy Keogh set for Saudi Arabia switch

Jul 31st 2019, 1:10 PM 7,255 Views 28 Comments

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

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