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A hedge fund has returned cash from Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi telecoms companies agree new royalty fees and investment

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Saudi telecoms companies agree new royalty fees and investment

Three major Saudi telecoms companies have agreed to change royalty fees to the government.

UK minister pulls out of Saudi trade conference

The New Arab & agencies

UK minister pulls out of Saudi trade conference

Britain's Department for International Trade has said the 'time is not right' for Liam Fox to attend the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh.

Dutch finance minister joins Saudi conference boycott

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Dutch finance minister joins Saudi conference boycott

The Netherlands finance minister became the latest big name to announce they will not attend an investment conference in Riyadh.

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French minister boycotts Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

France's economy minister is the latest big name to withdraw from an investment conference in Saudi Arabia.

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IMF chief Lagarde cancels attendance at Saudi conference

IMF head Christine Lagarde has postponed a planned trip to the Middle East, which included her attendance at a major investment conference in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Khashoggi case: The no-shows at Saudi investment conference

A list of the corporate bigwigs that have boycotted an investment conference in Saudi Arabia 23-25 October over the alleged murder of journalist ...

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WEF rejects 'Davos in the Desert' Saudi event label

The organisers of the annual Davos conference in Switzerland are not happy about the tag as fallout over the presumed murder of Jamal Khashoggi ...

Bahrain minister calls for Uber boycott over Khashoggi case

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Bahrain minister calls for Uber boycott over Khashoggi case

Bahrain’s foreign minister calls for a boycott of Uber after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the ...

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JP Morgan withdraws from Saudi event over missing journalist

Business barons including British billionaire Richard Branson and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, as well as media powerhouses ...

Hollywood star drops out of Saudi event over Khashoggi

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Hollywood star drops out of Saudi event over Khashoggi

A Hollywood A-lister has pulled out of a film screening in Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the latest figure ...

IMF chief Lagarde 'horrified' by Saudi journalist's disappearance

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IMF chief Lagarde 'horrified' by Saudi journalist's disappearance

Lagarde says she will 'speak her mind' when she attends an economic summit in Riyadh, from which many high profile speakers and sponsors have ...

Who next? Business heavyweights abandon sinking Saudi ship

The New Arab

Who next? Business heavyweights abandon sinking Saudi ship

A host of business heavyweights and media giants are boycotting Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Will business leaders boycott Mohammed bin Salman's flagship project?

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Will business leaders boycott Mohammed bin Salman's flagship project?

Pressure is on a group of business leaders who make up the NEOM advisory board to withdraw their support for Mohammed bin Salman's flagship ...

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Uber CEO shuns Saudi conference amid Khashoggi murder allegations

Dara Khosrowshahi has said he will not be attending Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative later in October 'unless a substantially different set of fact emerges'.

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Virgin Group latest to boycott Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

The company's CEO Richard Branson made the announcement on Thursday, saying he would halt talks over $1 billion in investments ...

The New Arab

Will stars still flock to Saudi after Khashoggi's disappearance?

Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance has seen Saudi Arabia come under the spotlight for its slide towards autocracy and oppression.

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Virgin's 700 mph Hyperloop could make Saudi Arabia debut

Virgin's Hyperloop 700 mph transportation system could make its debut in Saudi Arabia, following Mohammad bin Salman's visit to the test site ...

Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity: desert destination or futuristic flop?

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Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity: desert destination or futuristic flop?

In-depth: Can Saudi Arabia's planned megacity Neom function as an economically successful hub in the desert, asks Stasa Salacanin.

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Boycott Israel not maftoul says BDS in airline row

Palestine solidarity activists have warned Virgin Atlantic's decision to remove the word 'Palestinian' from its food is continuing to ostracise ...

Saudi Arabia to issue first tourist visas in 2018

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Saudi Arabia to issue first tourist visas in 2018

Saudi Arabia is set to begin issuing tourist visas in 2018, part of the powerful crown prince's plans to open up the secluded kingdom to foreign ...

Saudi Arabia warming to tourism, but will it open?

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia warming to tourism, but will it open?

Saudi Arabia is a land of sun, sea and sand, and now Riyadh is looking to capitalise on this by opening the country up to tourism.

Saudi Arabia to make $1billion Virgin Galactic investment

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Saudi Arabia to make $1billion Virgin Galactic investment

Riyadh's bid to modernise and shed its stuffy image will now involve a huge investment in Richard Branson's space tourism enterprise.

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