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Trump takes US inconsistency on human rights to new heights

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States has never been especially consistent in raising human rights, but President Donald Trump’s administration, with its kid-glove treatment of Saudi Arabia, has sent a message clearer than ever before — allies need not worry about criticism. Since journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared …

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Saudi king’s son named crown prince: royal decree

Saudi king’s son named crown prince: royal decree Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, who has been fired. According to a royal …

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Saudi king Salman cuts ministers’ salaries 20%

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday cut cabinet ministers’ salaries by 20 percent and reduced other state officials’ benefits in a continuing austerity drive to cope with lower oil revenues. The 160 members of the Shura Council, who include 30 women, will see a …

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