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Adel al-Jubeir - Saudi Arabia News Headline

“The EU has been engaging constructively with the Saudi authorities seeking clarification on the circumstances surrounding the arrests of women human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia, notably with regard to the specific accusations brought against them,” said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini’s stockwoman.Read More →

Adel al-Jubeir - Saudi Arabia News

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday there is no room for mediation in the kingdom’s deepening diplomatic dispute with Canada, and that Ottawa knew what it needed to do to “fix its big mistake”.

“There is nothing to mediate. A mistake has been made and a mistake should be corrected,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told a news conference in Riyadh.Read More →

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - Saudi Arabia News HEadlines

“The rupture in Saudi diplomatic relations with Canada reinforces how the ‘new’ Saudi Arabia that Mohammed bin Salman is putting together is in no mood to tolerate any form of criticism of its handling of domestic affairs,” said Kristian Ulrichsen, a fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute in the United States.Read More →

Mahmoud Abbas and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has voiced support for Palestinians after reports that Riyadh had given its green light to a contentious US “deal of the century” on the future of the occupied territories.

“We will not abandon you … We accept what you accept and we reject what you reject,” King Salman told Palestinian Authority chairman President Abbas in a recent meeting.Read More →

Yemen

Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen’s rebel-held port city of Hodeida seized control of its international airport Saturday, officials loyal to Yemen’s exiled government said, as fierce fighting continued for the starving nation’s main gateway for food shipments.Read More →

Yemen's Hodeida Port City

Yemen’s exiled government “has exhausted all peaceful and political means to remove the Houthi militia from the port of Hodeida,” it said in a statement. “Liberation of the port of Hodeida is a milestone in our struggle to regain Yemen from the militias.”
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S-400 Air Defense Systems, Russian S-400 Missile Systems

S-400 Triumph is a mobile surface-to-air missile system, which integrates a multifunctional radar, autonomous detection and targeting systems, anti-aircraft missile systems, launchers, and a command and control center. It is capable of firing three types of missiles that can hit aerial targets at short-to-extremely long ranges.Read More →