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ISTANBUL | The Latest: Pompeo: Saudis have commitment to accountability

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 12:50 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia has made a “serious commitment” to hold senior leaders and officials accountable in the case of missing journalist … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Pompeo: Saudis have commitment to accountability

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump reluctant to slash weapons sales to Saudis

WASHINGTON — The Latest on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 12:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s reluctant to slash weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, saying that if the U.S. doesn’t sell arms to the kingdom, then the Saudis will buy them from Russia or China. Trump visited Saudi Arabia on his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump reluctant to slash weapons sales to Saudis

US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

PARIS/January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is booming and is forecast to top that of heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia this year. The International Energy Agency said in its monthly market report released Friday that U.S. oil production, which has already risen to its highest level in nearly 50 … Continue reading US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

Trump avoids pointing to Saudis’ human rights failings

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia/May 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the “magnificent” kingdom and “the grandeur of this remarkable place.” Then he made clear there would be no public lecture from America on Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record. “We are not here … Continue reading Trump avoids pointing to Saudis’ human rights failings