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Saudi Crown Prince Visits United States

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Prince Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, arrived in Washington D.C. on Monday, 20 March 2018, beginning a two-week tour of the United States (Reuters 1). According to Nader Hashemi, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver’s Korbel School of International Studies, the prince’s visit has several […]

Officials Attempt to Shut Down Al Jazeera

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Leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt have sent Qatari government officials a list of 13 demands in an attempt to ameliorate the conflict in the Gulf region. One of these demands includes shutting down Al Jazeera, a state news network that the Qatari government finances. According to UN Special Rapporteur […]

Saudi Arabia and Russia Reach Deal to Cap Oil Production

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After several weeks of ongoing discussion regarding oil production in Russia and Saudia Arabia the two countries have reached an agreement with OPEC. On Tuesday leaders from both countries agreed to freeze oil output; however, the deal was contingent on additional countries joining (Reuters). OPEC members Qatar, Venezuela and Kuwait have already stated they are […]