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World Jan 14Iran says it’s made arrests over downing of plane that killed 176
Iran, which initially dismissed allegations that a missile had brought down the plane, acknowledged only on Saturday that its Revolutionary Guard had shot down the plane.
World Jan 06An emotional Khamenei shows Iran general’s death is personal
Khamenei's voice cracked under the weight of the moment during a funeral procession unlike any in Iran's recent history. Police said attendees numbered into the millions.
Politics Jan 05Trump’s threats draw Iran’s cultural sites into tensions
President Trump tweeted Saturday evening that if Iran attacks any American assets to avenge the killing of a top Iranian general, the U.S. has 52 targets across the Islamic Republic that “WILL BE HIT VERY FAST AND VERY HARD."…
World Dec 23Saudi sentences 5 to death for Jamal Khashoggi’s killing
The killing of Khashoggi stunned the international community and also many Saudi citizens.
World Dec 16304 killed in Iran protests, Amnesty International reports
The protests, which lasted about four days in several cities and towns in Iran in November, were sparked by a sharp rise in gasoline prices.
Economy Dec 11Saudi Aramco stock gains 10 percent after it begins trading
Aramco, owned by the state, has sold a 1.5 percent stake in the company, pricing its shares before trading at 32 Saudi riyals, or what is $8.53.
World Dec 09Saudi Arabia’s deficit widens to $49 billion ahead of Aramco sale
The Saudi government aims to generate billions of dollars from the partial sale this week of state oil company, Aramco.
World Dec 05Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company plans biggest ever IPO
Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco on Thursday set a share price that puts the value of the company at $1.7 trillion.
World Sep 25WATCH: Iran president warns of a region ‘on the edge of collapse’
President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of engaging in "merciless economic terrorism" against his country.
World Sep 18U.S. says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian ‘act of war’
Iran, which has denied involvement in the attack, warned the U.S. it will retaliate immediately if it is targeted.