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US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is revoking the visas of some Saudi officials implicated in the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi.
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Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ murdered journalist Khashoggi

In a comment that seemed designed to give Saudi officials a route to climb down from outright denials, President Donald Trump suggested Monday that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the disappearance and presumed murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years.
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Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for 1st time next year

Women will be allowed to drive for the first time next summer in Saudi Arabia marking a significant expansion of women's rights in the only the country that barred them from getting behind the wheel.

Peace marchers flood the streets of Barcelona

A street-wide white banner with black letters reading "No Tinc Por" —"I'm not afraid" in Catalan— is making its way down one of Barcelona's main street in a massive march against violence.
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US decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others

The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group on Tuesday for carrying out "genocide" against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control.

4 Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, accuse nation of supporting terrorism

Maldives joins Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday and began withdrawing its diplomatic staff.
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Trump asks Mideast to extinguish extremism

President Donald Trump is imploring Middle Eastern countries to extinguish what he calls "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region.

Senate votes to override President Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill

The Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers.

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