All posts tagged "Saudi Arabia"
Senate votes to support Trump’s weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
The vote Tuesday was 53-47, clearing the way for the sale to be finalized.
- Posted June 13, 2017
Trump avoids pointing to Saudis’ human rights failings
The U.S. president declared that "we are not here to tell other people how to live"
- Posted May 22, 2017
Trump receives regal welcome in Saudi Arabia
Trump is the only American president to make any majority Muslim country his first stop overseas
- Posted May 20, 2017
Saudis voice optimism about relations with US under Trump
Saudi Arabia has deep concerns about Iran's increasing assertiveness in the region
- Posted February 16, 2017
Yemeni Rebels Say They Targeted Saudi Capital with a Missile
The claim came exactly a week after Saudi Arabia said a "suicide gunboat" belonging to Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels rammed into one of its frigates in the Red Sea
- Posted February 6, 2017
Egypt court strikes down islands deal in blow to president
The ruling marks a major setback for el-Sissi, who rode to power on a surge of nationalism after leading the 2013 military overthrow of Mohammed Morsi, an Islamist and Egypt's first freely elected president
- Posted January 16, 2017
OPEC Agrees to Cut Output to Push Up Oil Price
VIENNA — OPEC has agreed to cut its oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to boost crude prices. The cartel will cut 1.2 million barrels a day from its present output...
- Posted November 30, 2016
White House lashes out at Congress after 9/11 bill vote
The White House warns the law could have a chilling effect on Saudi Arabia's cooperation with the U.S. in fighting terrorism
- Posted September 29, 2016
Russia, Saudi Arabia Pledge to Stabilize Oil Output
MOSCOW – The world’s two largest oil producers, Russia and Saudi Arabia, on Monday agreed to act together to stabilize global oil output, though it’s unclear what that might entail. Energy ministers Alexander Novak and Minister Khalid...
- Posted September 5, 2016
Moody’s Downgrades Saudi Arabia on Lower Oil Prices
Also downgraded Gulf oil producers Bahrain and Oman; left ratings unchanged for other Gulf states including Kuwait and Qatar
- Posted May 15, 2016