Ivanka Trump lauds Saudi Arabia, UAE on women's rights reforms
Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:25 PM
Ivanka Trump lauded a handful of Mideast countries, including close US-allies Saudi-Arabia and the UAE, for embarking on "significant reforms" to advance women's rights, while speaking at a gathering of women entrepreneurs and regional leaders in Dubai. The daughter of US-President Trump was delivering the keynote address at the two-day Global Women's Forum held in an opulent resort overlooking the city's Persian Gulf coastline.
Israel to allow its citizens to visit Saudi Arabia
Monday, January 27, 2020, 12:07 PM
Israel said it will allow its citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for Islamic pilgrimages or business purposes. There was no immediate reaction from Saudi Arabia to Interior Minister Aryeh Deri's decree, and Israeli visitors would still have to arrange for entry into the kingdom. Under Israel's Prevention of Infiltration Law, Israelis have been prohibited from visiting the kingdom.
"Jeff... It's Not True," Saudi Crown Prince Had Messaged On Hack: Report
Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:42 AM
Amazon-chief Jeff Bezos's phone was likely infected by spyware hidden in a message from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, according to an-analysis-released prompting calls for an-official-investigation. A forensic analysis by technical experts retained by Bezos after a leak of his personal information in early 2019 suggested that the Bezos-iPhone was compromised by "tools" procured by a close-associate of the Saudi de facto ruler.