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Newsmaker: Sheikh Zaki Yamani — Embodiment of Arab petroleum power

Gulf News 26 Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia’s Sheikh Zaki Yamani, the embodiment of the ascent of Arab petroleum power and the face of the 1973 oil embargo that brought the West to its knees, has passes away ... Returning to Saudi Arabia, he set up a law firm and took on government work.
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5 things to know for February 26: Covid, stimulus, Syria, Saudi Arabia, gymnastics

The Citizens 26 Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia ... The report is expected to further implicate Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Washington Post columnist's death ... Democratic lawmakers are expected to introduce legislation today to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Khashoggi's death, but for the White House, it's a delicate balance.
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Barcelona star Lionel Messi told to ‘stand up for human rights’ in rejecting lucrative Saudi ...

Caughtoffside 25 Feb 2021
Family members of those imprisoned for their efforts to shed light on human rights violation from Saudi Arabia have penned an open letter to the Barcelona superstar, urging Messi to ‘say no’ to the deal ... The English newspaper report that representatives for both Messi and Saudi Arabia have been approached for comment on the matter.
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Barcelona star Lionel Messi told to ‘stand up for human rights’ by rejecting lucrative Saudi ...

Caughtoffside 25 Feb 2021
Family members of those imprisoned for their efforts to shed light on human rights violation from Saudi Arabia have penned an open letter to the Barcelona superstar, urging Messi to ‘say no’ to the deal ... The English newspaper report that representatives for both Messi and Saudi Arabia have been approached for comment on the matter.
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Biden resets Saudi ties as US prepares to release intelligence report on Khashoggi's murder

Henry Herald 25 Feb 2021
The release of the congressionally mandated report, which is expected to further implicate Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Washington Post columnist's death, will take place only after Biden speaks to the Saudi King, a call that could take place as early as Thursday.
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Biden calls Saudi King before expected release of Khashoggi report

Henry Herald 25 Feb 2021
The congressionally mandated release of the report, which is expected to further implicate Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Washington Post columnist's death, is expected to take place imminently now that Biden and the King have spoken.
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Lionel Messi: Families of Saudi Arabian prisoners urge Barcelona star to reject partnership deal

The Independent 25 Feb 2021
Prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia have been tortured, sexually assaulted, and held in prolonged solitary confinement – often for months at a time – on an industrial scale.”. It is pointed out to Messi that acceptance of the offer would represent the use of his status to soften Saudi Arabia’s international reputation.
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Khashoggi filmmaker hopes Boris Johnson reconsiders Saudi relationship

Belfast Telegraph 25 Feb 2021
The director of a new documentary about the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has said he hopes viewers are inspired to demand Boris Johnson reassesses the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia ... Arabia, change in their human rights, efforts and their advocacy.
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Saudi Censorship Focuses on Internal vs. External Issues

The Algemeiner 25 Feb 2021
A recent Israeli report on Saudi schoolbook reform suggested that amid a battle for the soul of Islam waged by Middle Eastern states, including Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Iran as well as Islamists, Muslim ultra-conservatives and external powers, “the efforts needed to induce deep ...
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Events in Yemen are an indicator of broader regional dynamics

The Jerusalem Post 25 Feb 2021
The Houthis also commenced a series of drone attacks on Saudi Arabia ... The element of the previous administration that dealt with the Middle East shared the core perception of the region held by key US allies, including Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE ... Saudi Arabia appears already ...
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Biden speaks with Saudi king ahead of Khashoggi report going public

New York Post 25 Feb 2021
Former President Donald Trump argued that the US-Saudi strategic alliance was too important to risk by punishing Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi’s death, which occurred as the crown prince consolidated power ... Saudi Arabia’s legal system has not prosecuted the crown prince.
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How UAE, Greece came close together

Arab News 25 Feb 2021
The Brotherhood is anathema to both the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Additionally, Ankara is following a strategy to exert influence in areas where it sees a power vacuum emerging ... Most recently, the UAE — alongside like-minded Arab countries such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia — participated in the Philia Forum in Athens.
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