Saudi Crown Prince Meets U.S.'s Mnuchin, Saudi State TV Says

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Mnuchin said on Sunday Saudi Arabia's explanation of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a "good first step but not enough", adding that it was premature to discuss sanctions against Riyadh over the incident.


Saudi-Canada Dispute Will Not Affect Oil Supplies: Saudi Minister

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Riyadh on Sunday froze new trade with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador. It also ended state-backed educational and medical programs in a dispute that was sparked by Canada demanding the release of jailed rights activists.


Senior Saudi Prince Freed in Settlement Agreement of $1 Billion: Saudi Official

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an "acceptable settlement agreement" with authorities paying more than $1 billion, a Saudi official said on Wednesday.


Read The 28 Declassified Pages About Potential Saudi Involvement In 9/11

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The House Intelligence Committee has released 28 previously classified pages of a congressional investigation into the 9/11 attacks that detail the potential involvement of Saudi citizens and government officials. People including former members of the investigation, called the Joint Inquiry Committee, and lawyers for victims of the 9/11 attacks, have pushed for the release of the pages for years. Intelligence and law enforcement agencies had long resisted on national security grounds. The report (which contained some redactions), did not, as some critics suspected, implicate the Saudi government directly in the attacks. "Neither the CIA nor the FBI was able to definitely identify for these Committees the extend for terrorist activity globally or within the United States and the extent to which such support, if it exists, is intentional or innocent in nature," the report reads.


US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Saudi King Salman

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In this handout image provided by the state owned Saudi Press Agency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Saudi King Salman right, in what likely will be his last visit as America's top diplomat, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. Kerry met with the king and other royalty Sunday at a palace in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. The state-run Saudi Press Agency said the two discussed regional issues.