At G-20, Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Kingdom’s Image

As the summit’s host, the kingdom hopes to showcase its advances, while critics see an opportunity to pounce. But the virtual event will have a lower profile.

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Former Saudi Official Accuses the Crown Prince of Trying to Kill Him

Saad Aljabri, a former top intelligence official, filed suit in Washington alleging that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a team of agents to Canada to kill him.

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Scorching Temperatures Bake Middle East Amid Eid al-Adha Celebrations

Record high temperatures were recorded in Baghdad and Damascus, and experts warned of the effects of prolonged heat waves as the planet warms.

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U.K. Says It Will Resume Arms to Saudi Arabia

Military sales were suspended over concerns about Saudi human rights violations in Yemen. Now, Britain argues that Saudi violations there are “isolated incidents.”

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Late Action on Virus Prompts Fears Over Safety of U.S. Diplomats in Saudi Arabia

Surging outbreaks in the U.S. Embassy and the kingdom and quiet congressional pressure led the State Department belatedly to allow voluntary departures. Some demand more action.

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Had Been Lying Low. That’s Over.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seemed to be keeping a low profile. Then he detained senior members of the royal family and started an oil price war.

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