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Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?
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Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?

Jul 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 56,104 Views 112 Comments

The collapse of OPEC talks this week could turbo-charge price increases.

Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing
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Press watchdog files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

Mar 2nd 2021, 11:12 AM 16,008 Views 17 Comments

It comes after the United States released last week a declassified intelligence report which determined that Prince Mohammed approved the 2018 killing.

Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist
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Saudi Arabia 'completely rejects' US report claiming crown prince 'approved' murder of Washington Post journalist

Updated Feb 26th 2021, 9:46 PM 21,639 Views 40 Comments

The report was released by Joe Biden’s administration this evening.

US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder
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US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder

Feb 26th 2021, 7:56 AM 11,408 Views 14 Comments

President Donald Trump had avoided making the report public, which was completed a month after the murder in October 2018.

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist released from prison
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Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist released from prison

Feb 10th 2021, 10:31 PM 28,777 Views 18 Comments

Loujain al-Hathloul was sentenced to almost six years in prison last December.

Dustin Johnson continues superb record at Saudi International with second win
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Dustin Johnson continues superb record at Saudi International with second win

Feb 7th 2021, 2:42 PM 1,666 Views 0 Comments

The American has now finished first, second and first at the event in successive years.

'I was flat-out wrong' - Paul Casey defends Saudi Arabia U-turn
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'I was flat-out wrong' - Paul Casey defends Saudi Arabia U-turn

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:18 PM 12,952 Views 5 Comments

The golf star pulled out of the tournament in 2019, saying he would be a ‘hypocrite’ to accept money.

Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent
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Murder trial of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins in Turkey with Saudi suspects absent

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:56 PM 8,296 Views 8 Comments

Turkish prosecutors claim Saudi deputy intelligence chief and the royal court’s media czar led the operation.

Premier League gave February recommendation to keep Saudi Arabia on piracy watchlist
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# Bein V Beout

Premier League gave February recommendation to keep Saudi Arabia on piracy watchlist

Apr 30th 2020, 6:06 PM 6,298 Views 7 Comments

The nation seems poised to buy in to England’s top flight through Newcastle United.

Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle could be completed within a fortnight
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# Edging Closer

Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle could be completed within a fortnight

Apr 27th 2020, 3:07 PM 16,187 Views 32 Comments

A €343 million deal requires sign-off from the Premier League.

Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors
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Saudi Arabia makes move to abolish death penalty for minors

Apr 26th 2020, 6:37 PM 30,555 Views 80 Comments

The decision follows another ordering judges to end the practice of flogging.

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites
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Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites

Feb 27th 2020, 8:05 AM 15,299 Views 13 Comments

The decision comes after the Middle East recorded at least 220 cases of Covid-19.

Saudi Arabia: Court says killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'not premeditated', sentences five to death
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Saudi Arabia: Court says killing of Jamal Khashoggi was 'not premeditated', sentences five to death

Dec 23rd 2019, 10:06 AM 21,347 Views 44 Comments

Khashoggi was killed in October 2018 by Saudi agents while at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul.

'There's a morality to it' - Rory McIlroy turns down multi-million-dollar Saudi tournament
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# Rain Check

'There's a morality to it' - Rory McIlroy turns down multi-million-dollar Saudi tournament

Dec 10th 2019, 3:00 PM 42,110 Views 39 Comments

The Holywood native says he has no interest in playing there next month.

Joshua sheds weight as Ruiz piles on ahead of controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia
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Joshua sheds weight as Ruiz piles on ahead of controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia

Dec 6th 2019, 6:32 PM 18,095 Views 12 Comments

The heavyweight fighters meet again for the IBF, WBA and WBO titles in Riyadh on Saturday night.

Anthony Joshua on why he won't celebrate if he beats Andy Ruiz
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Anthony Joshua on why he won't celebrate if he beats Andy Ruiz

Dec 4th 2019, 10:02 PM 7,170 Views 8 Comments

The British boxing star seeks to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast
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Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast

Nov 25th 2019, 3:34 PM 15,164 Views 44 Comments

Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.

Spanish TV refuse to bid for Saudi Arabia-held editions of Super Cup
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Spanish TV refuse to bid for Saudi Arabia-held editions of Super Cup

Nov 14th 2019, 3:39 PM 5,954 Views 6 Comments

The competition has been expanded to include four teams and will be held in overseas for the next three seasons.

Saudi crown prince denies ordering murder of US-based journalist Khashoggi last year
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Saudi crown prince denies ordering murder of US-based journalist Khashoggi last year

Sep 30th 2019, 5:26 PM 9,671 Views 19 Comments

The journalist entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey nearly a year ago and his body has never been found.

Saudi crown prince says war with Iran would mean 'total collapse of the global economy'
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Saudi crown prince says war with Iran would mean 'total collapse of the global economy'

Sep 30th 2019, 8:32 AM 32,094 Views 34 Comments

Prince Mohammed bin Salman also denied ordering the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in an interview with 60 Minutes.

Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time
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Irish citizens among those who can now get a tourist visa to Saudi Arabia for the first time

Sep 27th 2019, 7:24 PM 22,715 Views 50 Comments

Visas for the desert kingdom had until now been restricted to foreign workers or pilgrims to the country’s holy sites.

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks
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UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:25 PM 8,939 Views 22 Comments

In a joint statement, the countries called on Tehran to choose dialogue over further “provocation”.

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf
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Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

Sep 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 13,592 Views 67 Comments

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
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Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,617 Views 57 Comments

The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'
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Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 AM 14,772 Views 73 Comments

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities
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Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Sep 16th 2019, 6:52 AM 22,909 Views 32 Comments

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks
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'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks

Sep 15th 2019, 11:15 AM 13,525 Views 47 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.

Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities
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Drone attacks cause fires at Saudi Arabia oil facilities

Sep 14th 2019, 4:35 PM 19,495 Views 19 Comments

The facilities are owned by Aramco.

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
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More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,099 Views 7 Comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia
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# Clash On The Dunes

Promoter defends controversial decision to bring Ruiz-Joshua rematch to Saudi Arabia

Aug 12th 2019, 5:04 PM 23,400 Views 31 Comments

Eddie Hearn has been criticised for choosing a country with an ‘abysmal human rights record’ for the latest world heavyweight title fight.

Saudi Arabia chosen to host Ruiz Jr versus Joshua rematch in December
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Saudi Arabia chosen to host Ruiz Jr versus Joshua rematch in December

Aug 9th 2019, 6:26 PM 7,207 Views 11 Comments

The pair will face off for the second time on Saturday 7 December.

Saudi second-tier side announce signing of Ireland international Andy Keogh
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Saudi second-tier side announce signing of Ireland international Andy Keogh

Aug 8th 2019, 12:31 PM 7,577 Views 8 Comments

The 33-year-old striker has joined Al-Qadsiah following his recent departure from A-League club Perth Glory.

Irish international striker Andy Keogh set for Saudi Arabia switch
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# Road From Glory

Irish international striker Andy Keogh set for Saudi Arabia switch

Jul 31st 2019, 1:10 PM 7,252 Views 28 Comments

Despite being the club’s leading goalscorer, the 33-year-old Dubliner has been frozen out by Perth Glory.

US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia
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US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia

Jul 30th 2019, 7:35 AM 16,532 Views 24 Comments

Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.

'Credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing - UN expert
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'Credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing - UN expert

Updated Jun 19th 2019, 12:53 PM 13,431 Views 0 Comments

The report calls on UN bodies to “demand” a follow-up criminal investigation.

Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights
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Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights

May 9th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,611 Views 29 Comments

The sad truth is that the enemies of the western powers look pretty good when compared to our close friends in Saudi, writes Diarmuid Pepper.

Washington Post claims children of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are receiving 'blood money'
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Washington Post claims children of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are receiving 'blood money'

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:59 AM 31,624 Views 14 Comments

They are also receiving multi-million dollar homes from Saudi Arabia.

Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone
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Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone

Mar 31st 2019, 1:29 PM 16,015 Views 14 Comments

Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son
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# Hamza Bin Laden

US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son

Mar 1st 2019, 7:49 AM 22,678 Views 39 Comments

Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.

US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia
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US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia

Feb 20th 2019, 9:57 AM 24,947 Views 43 Comments

The alleged move is apparently to please corporate supporters who stand to profit handsomely.

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