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News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi Arabia announces $2 bn bailout for Yemen government

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/saudi-arabia-announces-2-bn-bailout-yemen-government-114537254.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, following desperate calls for a financial rescue from the beleaguered government it has supported militarily for nearly three years. The bailout aims ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi Arabia's government has taken control of the construction giant owned by Osama Bin Laden's family

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/saudi-state-take-control-of-binladin-construction-giant-2018-1
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The Binladin Group is the biggest builder in Saudi Arabia, at one point employing over 100,000 people. The company hit hard times after a crane accident killed 107 people at Mecca's Grand Mosque. The group's chairman, Bakr Bin Laden, was detained along ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi Arabia's richest man is moved from the hotel where he was detained and thrown in JAIL ‘for not handing government £728M’ as anti-corruption crackdown continues

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5266173/Saudi-Arabias-richest-man-thrown-JAIL-crackdown.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Saudi Arabia's richest man has been moved from the hotel he was being detained in and thrown in jail after refusing to pay the government £728million. Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was arrested two months ago in what the Saudi ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi Arabia announces $1.5B in aid for Yemen

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/01/saudi-coalition-announces-1-5-billion-in-aid-for-yemen/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia has been leading a coalition of nine Arab countries in airstrikes against Yemeni rebels and their allies, who overran Yemen’s capital and forced the government into exile. The rebels, known Houthis, who are backed by Iran ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi Arabia transfers $2 billion to shore up Yemen's ailing currency

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180117-saudi-arabia-2-billion-yemen-central-bank-currency-king-salman
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ordered a deposit of $2 billion to be paid into Yemen’s central bank on Wednesday to shore up the weak Yemeni currency, the Saudi government said. The move was made a day after Yemen's prime minister issued a public plea for ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi King orders non-refundable deposit of $2 billion in Yemen's apex bank

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/saudi-arabia-announces-2-billion-bailout-for-yemen-government/article22456341.ece
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday ordered a deposit of $2 billion in Yemen's central bank to shore up the weak Yemeni currency, Rial, the Saudi government said. The move was made a day after the Yemeni Prime Minister issued a public plea for funds to ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Germany halts weapons exports to parties in Yemen conflict

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/germany-halts-weapons-exports-to-parties-in-yemen-conflict/a-42229376
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Saudi Arabia spends hundreds of millions of euros on military equipment from Germany each year. More than 5,000 civilians have died in the proxy war between Riyadh and Tehran. The German government said on Friday that it would "immediately" stop approving ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi Arabia Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in settlement talks with government: Sources

News channel or source: http://www.financialexpress.com/world-news/saudi-arabia-prince-alwaleed-bin-talal-in-settlement-talks-with-government-sources/1014635/
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, detained for over two months in an anti-corruption crackdown, is negotiating a possible settlement with authorities but so far has not agreed on terms, a senior Saudi official said.

News Saudi Arabia » Government: Saudi builder denies gov't takeover after chairman detained

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/construction/387443-saudi-builder-denies-govt-takeover-after-chairman-detained
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Saudi Arabia's oldest contracting firm denied Saturday it had become fully state-owned after its chairman was detained in an anti-graft crackdown, but said some shares may have been transferred to the government. International media this week reported the ...

News Saudi Arabia » Government: US judge remains doubtful over 9/11 claims against Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/gulf/2018/01/20/US-judge-remains-doubtful-over-9-11-claims-against-Saudi-Arabia-.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Later, Daniels asked: "So every terrorist act al-Qaeda commits Saudi Arabia is responsible for?" The 9/11 Commission report found "no evidence that the Saudi government as an institution or senior Saudi officials individually funded" the attacks al-Qaeda ...