The bipartisan vote Wednesday is another strong rebuke of President Donald Trump's support for Saudi Arabia, which has been a point of tension with Congress since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year.
By Associated Press
The Saudi government app implements existing law by including a setting where Saudi men can grant or deny their spouses, daughters and minor sons the ability to travel abroad.
By Rachel Lerman, Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
As President Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia testified before the Senate on Wednesday, he faced questions from some senators about the Saudi pattern of cracking down on dissidents. Even in the United States, Saudi citizens, including students…
During a nomination hearing with retired four-star general John Abizaid, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ticked through their grievances with the Saudi government: the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, allegations of torture, detentions of activists and the mounting…
By Susannah George, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump attacked the 16 states that have so far challenged his national emergency declaration in federal court. The president predicted he would win the legal battle and referred to the filing states as representing…
By Chad Day, Associated Press
Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing whistleblowers within the administration.
The New York Times reports U.S. intelligence recorded Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman saying in 2017 that he would “use a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi if the journalist didn't stop criticizing the Saudi government. Meanwhile, Congress is "furious"…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Monday that the Trump administration expects the kingdom to hold accountable “every single person” responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,…
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said Sunday that major oil producers need to do better to narrow swings in prices that dip below $60 a barrel and rise above $86.
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