ARAMCO ATTACKS

Britain, France, and Germany Join U.S. in Blaming Iran for Attacks

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Britain, France and Germany have joined the United States in blaming Iran for recent attacks on key Saudi Arabia oil facilities, according to reports, issuing a joint statement Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Iran in the Region

Britain, France, Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

Iran’s key European partners distanced themselves from Tehran amid rising tension with the U.S., saying the Islamic Republic was responsible for attacks on Saudi oil ...

 

Saudi-Iran

Saudi Cabinet asks international community to end ‘aggressive and subversive Iranian policies’

Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet on Tuesday has called on the international community to put an end to what it described as “aggressive and subversive Iranian policies,” ...

 

Military

Saudis project resolve, flash military might after Aramco attack

Thousands of Saudis flocked to public celebrations across the country on Monday to mark national day, which featured a rare military parade and an air ...

 

Saudi Aramco IPO

Bankers Decamp to Saudi Arabia as Aramco IPO Work Heats Up

IPO underwriters will hold two days of analyst presentations with their banks’ research teams starting Wednesday, Sept. 25, near Aramco’s headquarters in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern ...

 

Bankruptcy Law

Opinion: Saudi bankruptcy law strengthens investor confidence

Saudi Arabia’s new bankruptcy law is a significant step towards giving confidence to investors in the kingdom under the Vision 2030 National Transformation Programme. It ...

 

Transportation

Saudi Minister of Transport: Major Investments to Be Revealed Soon

Saudi Minister of Transport Dr. Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi said the Kingdom will reveal a number of major economic and investment projects related to the ...

 

Nuclear Energy

U.S. Says Saudis Must Forgo Enrichment for Nuclear Sharing Deal

“The terms of the 123 Agreement must also contain a commitment by the kingdom to forgo any enrichment and reprocessing for the term of the ...

 

'Born a King' Film

‘It’s the Arabian version of ‘The Crown’: How a young Saudi prince’s trip to London made it to the big screen

Born a King takes place in 1919, and centres on then Prince Faisal’s trip to London when he was 13 years old, a trip which ...

 

1970s

How Saudi Arabia turned back to the future

Saudi Arabia was on a roll in the 1970s, enjoying the social and cultural developments that had begun in the previous two decades, and buoyed ...

 

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