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The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue will leave Vienna after critics say it allowed Saudi Arabia to cover up its human rights record.

A Saudi human rights group has raised concerns over the safety of a Saudi-Australian dual national who was arrested in Morocco.

US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

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US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

A US decision to spare Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi has frustrated campaigners.

Saudi opposition party, exiled activists, welcome US Khashoggi report

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Saudi opposition party, exiled activists, welcome US Khashoggi report

The opposition National Assembly Party consists of activists and academics calling for democracy in Saudi Arabia.

US won't sanction Saudi prince for approving Khashoggi murder

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US won't sanction Saudi prince for approving Khashoggi murder

The US accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but stopped short of imposing sanctions on ...

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Saudi crown prince 'approved' Khashoggi murder: US intelligence

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "approved" the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a declassified US intelligence report said.

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Biden, Saudi king speak ahead of Khashoggi murder report

US President Joe Biden held his first phone call with Saudi King Salman ahead of the declassification of intelligence on the ...

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US says Khashoggi report will help bring 'accountability'

The US is preparing to declassify intelligence on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Saudi crown prince has surgery for appendicitis

SPA tweeted footage of the prince walking out of the hospital with an entourage and getting into the front passenger seat of a car.

US to release report linking MbS to Khashoggi murder

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US to release report linking MbS to Khashoggi murder

Biden has stressed he will 'recalibrate' the US relationship with Saudi Arabia as a damning intelligence report is prepared for release.

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US report on Saudi Khashoggi murder expected 'soon'

The White House on Wednesday said an intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be released "soon".

Biden to call Saudi <em>king</em> before Khashoggi report release

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Biden to call Saudi king before Khashoggi report release

The US is expected to release a damning report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

US reaffirms Saudi 'defence partnership' after Houthi attacks

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US reaffirms Saudi 'defence partnership' after Houthi attacks

Washington reaffirmed its "strategic defence partnership" with Riyadh after increased attacks by Yemeni rebels but the move came in a call from ...

Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

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Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

Joe Biden has made a long awaited phone call to Benjamin Netanyahu, ending four weeks of silence that seemed to signal a cooler approach to ...

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US: Saudi king, not MBS, will get Biden call

Biden's administration has said that if and when it meets the Saudi leader, it will be with the King, not the Crown Prince.

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Bahrain's allies are still enabling its relentless crackdown

Comment: A decade after an unprecedented uprising, the obstacles to reform in Bahrain remain as insurmountable as they were a decade ago, writes ...

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Ten years on: Bahrain ‘crushed’ all dreams of reform

A new Amnesty International report marking ten years since the uprising in Bahrain said authorities in the Gulf kingdom have continued to crush ...

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Oman heir joins youthful Gulf royals

Oman's Dhi Yazan bin Haitham was announced as the heir apparent, following Sultan Qaboos' death at the age of 79.

Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

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Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

Riyadh is still angry with Israel for leaking reports on a secret meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

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Hamas' Haniyeh hails Gulf reconciliation in Doha visit

Ismail Haniyeh congratulated Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in a meeting in Doha on Sunday.

Saudi <em>king</em> gets coronavirus vaccine jab

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Saudi king gets coronavirus vaccine jab

Saudi Arabia's King Salman was vaccinated against Covid-19.

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

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Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

Leaders signed a new declaration with Saudi Arabia today in steps towards repairing broken ties.

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