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Khashoggi Murder: Trump 'Ignores' U.S. Leverage over Riyadh

US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his partnership with Saudi Arabia, calling it an indispensable ally after a journalist's grisly murder, but critics say his position ignores Washington's enormous leverage over Riyadh.

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Saudi Warns Crown Prince a 'Red Line' in Khashoggi Probe

Saudi Arabia has warned criticism of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a "red line", after Donald Trump heaped praise on the kingdom in defiance of warnings he was giving Riyadh a pass on a journalist's grisly murder.

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Trump Dilemma: Preserve Saudi Alliance or Declare MBS a 'Murderer'

The Saudi assassination of a U.S.-based journalist has put President Donald Trump in an intractable bind.

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Saudi King Salman Praises Judiciary amid Khashoggi Fallout

Saudi King Salman heaped praise on the kingdom's judiciary Monday, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the country into one of its worst international crises.

The public prosecutor last week exonerated powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of involvement in the murder in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, but the CIA reportedly concluded that he ordered the assassination.

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Yemeni Rebels Say They Will Halt Rocket Fire at Saudi Arabia

A senior leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels says the group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts.

A Saudi-led coalition has been waging war against the rebels, known as Houthis, to restore Yemen's internationally recognized government to power.

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Saudi Women Mount 'Inside-Out' Abaya Protest

Saudi women have mounted a rare protest against the abaya, posting pictures on social media wearing the obligatory body-shrouding robe inside out.

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U.S. Tells Saudi Prince Khashoggi Killers to Be Held Accountable

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday the US will hold accountable all those involved in the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist, in a telephone call that also took in the conflict in Yemen.

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U.S. Shifts on Yemen as Toll Mounts and Saudi Alliance Falters

The surprise U.S. call for a ceasefire in Yemen marks a growing sense that Saudi Arabia's campaign has proven disastrous, but experts say more action is needed to end the devastating war.

On Tuesday, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged a halt in the three-year Saudi-led assault to defeat Huthi rebels in Yemen, the impoverished country mired in what the U.N. has called the world's worst humanitarian catastrophe.

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Turkey Casts Doubt on Saudi Help in Khashoggi Probe

Turkey cast doubt Wednesday on whether Saudi Arabia was willing to "genuinely cooperate" in the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as international pressure increased on Riyadh to provide answers.

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Saudi Offers Yemen Fuel Aid as Economy Sags

A Saudi oil tanker carrying the first batch of petroleum products worth $60 million arrived at Yemen's Aden port Monday, to help power electricity stations and prop up the war-torn country's sagging economy, officials said.

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