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November 26, 2018 4:16 PM Qatar expects to receive six F-15 fighter jets from U.S. by March 2021

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar expects six F-15 warplanes to be delivered to its air force by March 2021, a military official said on Monday, the first batch of 36 it agreed to buy from the United States last year for $12 billion. Brigadier General Issa al-Mahannadi told reporters at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar that a further six F-15s would be dispatched 111

November 25, 2018 7:04 PM Rep. Adam Schiff Says President Trump Is 'Being Dishonest' About CIA Khashoggi Report

(WASHINGTON) — The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump isn’t telling the truth when he says a CIA report lacks evidence to blame Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for the killing in Turkey of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump said Thursday the CIA report had “feelings certain ways” but no clear conclusion 100

November 22, 2018 7:27 PM Saudi crown prince goes on tour of Arab states amid Khashoggi storm

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday at the start of a tour of several Arab countries, his first trip abroad since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi that caused a global outcry. The prince, the country’s de facto ruler, is also expected to participate in a G20 meeting 105

November 19, 2018 8:09 PM Clashes, air strikes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah: residents

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi-led warplanes bombed positions held by Houthi rebels in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah late on Monday as clashes raged in the suburbs, shattering a lull in fighting that had raised hopes for a ceasefire, residents said. They said the Saudi-led coalition carried out more than 10 air strikes and that fierce battles could be heard 70

November 16, 2018 8:35 PM Erdogan, Trump agree all aspects of Khashoggi case must be uncovered: Turkish presidency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered, the Turkish presidency said. The two leaders also discussed bilateral ties, ongoing legal cases in the United States and developments in Syria, the presidency 98

November 15, 2018 8:41 PM Canada welcomes U.S. sanctions on Saudis, weighs similar action

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday welcomed U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said Canada was weighing similar action. “Canada welcomes the U.S. action,” Freeland told reporters after touring a factory in Port Colborne 87

November 15, 2018 1:50 PM Adviser to Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi Arabia trying to cover up Khashoggi murder

ANKARA (Reuters) - An adviser to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that comments from Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor were aimed at covering up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding the Saudi probe was unlikely to find the perpetrators. Yasin Aktay, who advises Erdogan in his AK Party, made the comments after Saudi’s public 83

November 14, 2018 2:42 AM Trump to nominate retired Army general as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated a retired Army general to be the country’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, as Washington faces pressure to respond to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The White House said Trump has chosen John Abizaid, who as a four-star Army general 91

November 13, 2018 7:41 PM Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially 114

November 12, 2018 11:43 PM Britain's Hunt says real prospect for Yemen peace talks but situation still desperate

RIYADH (Reuters) - British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday said prospects for talks to end Yemen’s nearly four-year-old war were “more real” after Saudi Arabia confirmed its willingness to evacuate 50 wounded Houthi fighters to Oman for medical treatment. “It is a desperate humanitarian situation and so I impressed on everyone the urgency of the situation 87