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Corona virus live news: Saudi Arabia closes the line for Hajj participants as global Covid 19 cases exceed 9 million world news

8:39 pm Summertime 20:39 Trump Executive Order extends a ban on employment-related visas until 2020 Here’s what we know about Trump’s temporary suspension of green card and some other visas: The Trump administration has temporarily suspended certain foreign workers from entering the United States to free up jobs, while the coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy despite strong opposition from …

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Weapons seized by the United States, missiles used to attack Saudi Arabia of “Iranian origin”: U.N.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cruise missiles used in several attacks on oil facilities and an international airport in Saudi Arabia last year were “Iranian in origin”, Secretary General of the United States Antonio Guterres told the Security Council in a report Reuters had seen on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will attend a Human Rights Council meeting …

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Saudi activists: Khashoggi murder “political, not personal” | Saudi Arabia news

Many leading Saudi activists have stressed that the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a murdered Saudi journalist, remains a political problem despite alleged efforts by the Kingdom authorities to reduce him to a family one. Khashoggi, a well-known journalist in the Arab world who also wrote opinion articles for the Washington Post, was killed in October 2018 after he …

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Oil prices are rising as Saudi Arabia promises further cuts in production

An aerial view of oil tankers anchored near the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic on April 28, 2020 off the coast of Long Beach, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images Oil futures rose on Tuesday, bolstered by Saudi Arabia’s unexpected commitment to deepen production cuts in June to alleviate the global market …

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Saudi Arabia is said to end executions for crimes committed by minors, the commission says

Image rights Getty Images Image description According to Amnesty, Saudi Arabia executed 184 people in 2019, compared to 149 in 2018 Saudi Arabia will no longer impose the death penalty on people who have committed crimes as minors, according to the country’s human rights commission. The announcement, citing a royal decree from King Salman, comes two days after the country …

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Saudi Arabia alleviates curfews for corona viruses and 24/7 curfew in Mecca

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia eased curfew across the country on Sunday, but blocked around the clock in the city of Mecca and previously isolated neighborhoods to curb the spread of the new corona virus, the state news agency SPA said. FILE PHOTO: General view of deserted streets during the 24-hour blockade to combat the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) …

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As Russia and Saudi Arabia withdraw, the US oil industry is avoiding the worst

HOUSTON – The American oil industry may have avoided a bullet. Russia and Saudi Arabia – which hoped only a month ago to undercut American producers – have withdrawn from threats to pump more oil into the already saturated market. They acknowledged that gambling was also injuring themselves, and instead announced last week that they had tentatively agreed to cut …

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The oil will become “crater” on Monday as the OPEC meeting is delayed and tensions between Saudi Arabia and Russia are flaring up

The Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud and the Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak can be seen at the beginning of an OPEC and NON-OPEC meeting on December 6, 2019 in Vienna. Leonhard Foeger | Reuters The virtual meeting scheduled for Monday between OPEC and its allies has been postponed, sources familiar with the matter …

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