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The Korean group visits Riyadh as the kingdom seeks to transform its ultra-conservative image
(UPDATED) The National Iranian Tanker Company says the hull of the Sabiti was hit by two separate explosions off the Saudi port of Jeddah, saying they were 'probably caused by missile strikes'
The move is the latest in a series of measures aimed at increasing the rights of women in the kingdom, even as rights groups accuse Riyadh of cracking down on women activists
Saudi Arabia's new regulations on public decency involve 19 offenses which are punishable by fines
Saudi women traveling alone would also be able to check into a hotel by presenting a valid ID
(UPDATED) 'I still seek justice. I want to know what happened to his body. I want his friends to be released from jail. I want those in power to be held accountable for their actions,' says Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz.
Helena Kennedy, a British lawyer assisting the UN probe into Khashoggi's death, says recordings she had heard from inside the kingdom's mission in Turkey referred to the Saudi critic as a 'sacrificial animal'
Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, says 'the killing of Mr. Khashoggi was a state killing' and Prince Mohammed bin Salman is only taking corporate responsibility for the crime and not personal responsibility
'If the world does not take a strong and firm action to deter Iran, we will see further escalations that will threaten world interests,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman tells the CBS program '60 Minutes'
The global fallout over the October 2, 2018 killing renders Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a pariah, casting a shadow on his reforms and putting the kingdom's human rights record under the microscope
The kingdom also eases its strict dress code for foreign women, allowing them to go without the body-shrouding abaya robe that is still mandatory public wear for Saudi women
'I get all the responsibility, because it happened under my watch,' says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
The Department of Labor and Employment says it has since suspended the licenses of LGH International Services and Side International Manpower Inc which illegally recruited the minors and faked their documents
'I can tell you that the UK is attributing responsibility with a very high degree of probability to Iran for the Aramco attacks,' Boris Johnson says
An analyst says 'the world is far better equipped to handle oil shocks' now compared to in the '70s
President Hassan Rouhani adds that Iran would present to the United Nations a regional cooperation plan for peace
This comes as tensions escalate between Iran and the Unites States after a weekend attack on a Saudi Aramco plant
'We will have production at the same level as before the strike by the end of this month – we are coming back stronger,' says Fahad al-Abdulkareem, a general manager for Saudi Aramco
'We'd like a peaceful resolution. I think we've demonstrated that. I hope the Islamic Republic of Iran sees it the same way,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
'This was an Iranian attack,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells reporters on September 18, calling it 'an act of war'
Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman says the kingdom would achieve 11 million barrels per day capacity by the end of September, after the attacks which halved production
The United States already enforces widespread sanctions that have crippled Iran's economy, including attempting to shut down its major oil export industry
(UPDATED) 'The attack was launched from the north and unquestionably sponsored by Iran,' says Saudi defense ministry spokesman Turki al-Maliki
The formal memo 'emphasized that Iran has not played any role in this attack,' the official IRNA news agency says
Vice President MIke Pence says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to 'discuss our response'
'This time prices slumped on reports of sooner-than-expected return for oil production after the attacks,' says an analyst in reaction to the price drop
'But Saudi officials said the US didn't provide enough to conclude that the attack was launched from Iran, indicating the US information wasn't definitive,' the Wall Street Journal reports
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III gives assurances the Philippine government is ready to repatriate overseas Filipino workers should conditions worsen in the Gulf state
Trump says he is ready to help key ally Saudi Arabia counter the weekend drone attacks, which triggered a record leap in global oil prices, but would await a 'definitive' determination on who was responsible
Meanwhile, energy officials give assurances oil supplies in the country remain sufficient and that the impact of the incident on the Philippines is still 'premature'
(UPDATED) The attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco facilities by Tehran-backed Huthi rebels in neighboring Yemen effectively shuts down 6% of the global oil supply
The drone strikes against Saudi Aramco facilities in recent months halt the flow of 5.7 million barrels of oil per day, undermining plans for a stock market debut
(UPDATED) It is the first time US President Donald Trump has hinted at a potential American military response to the attacks
It is a test for the kingdom's newly appointed energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as the attacks could dampen investor confidence in Aramco's upcoming stock market debut
Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi says 'Iraq is constitutionally committed to preventing any use of its soil to attack its neighbors'
Here is what we know about the implications of the strike on the world's largest oil processing facility and nearby Khurais, which hosts a massive oil field
The Aramco CEO says that 'work is underway' to restore full production, and Saudi's energy minister says oil reserves will be tapped to offset the drop
'The Americans have taken the policy of 'maximum pressure' which has apparently turned into 'maximum lying' due to their failures,' says a foreign ministry spokesman
Saudi Aramco says the drone attacks caused production suspension of 5.7 million barrels of crude oil per day
(4th UPDATE) The rebels launched 'a large-scale operation involving 10 drones that targeted refineries in Abqaiq and Khurais in eastern Saudi Arabia,' a Yemeni TV channel says
The Saudi government has not given any explanation for the delays in Aramco's initial public offering, which could be the world's biggest stock sale
(3rd UPDATE) The preelection promise draws immediate condemnation from Arab powerhouses with many warning of disastrous consequences for the stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process
The Saudi-led military coalition says it launched air strikes against a Huthi military target that 'stores drones and missiles'
A tweet from a deputy foreign minister says: 'The Yemeni government condemns the Emirati air strikes against government forces in the interim capital Aden and in Zinjibar, which resulted in civilian and military casualties'
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says the Philippine government wants an agreement with Saudi Arabia to protect Filipino workers in the Gulf state
The post is a rehashed claim. The GMA News video in the article was about a different man’s genital mutilation done by his wife after a marital fight in Pasay City in 2013.
Speaking after meeting Saudi Arabia's King Salman near Mecca, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan says dialogue is 'the only way to resolve differences between Yemenis'
(UPDATED) The secretive Saudi Aramco discloses half-year financial results for the first time
Meanwhile, both the Yemeni government and separatists say they back Riyadh's call for dialogue and a suspension of fighting
Two million Muslims converge outside Mecca as officials safeguard the gathering to prevent deadly stampedes that happened in previous years