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Ascott offers a well-deserved family escape in Riyadh

Arab News 20 Apr 2021
The Riyadh hotel is currently offering up to 25 percent off with its “Escape in Style” promotion ... With world-class hospitality and sophisticated serviced spaces that are designed to pamper guests, Ascott Rafal Olaya is among Riyadh’s prominent hotel apartments.
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Iran, Saudis hold talks in Baghdad, few expect quick results

The Journal 20 Apr 2021
Iran, meanwhile, has calculated that a gradual detente with Riyadh, a long-time U.S ... Relations worsened considerably in 2016, when Riyadh removed its diplomats after protesters attacked its embassy in Tehran and consulate in Mashhad in retaliation for the kingdom's executing the Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.
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Iran Says Open To Talks With Saudi Arabia After Media Reports

MENA FN 20 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) By Maziar Motamedi ... The two countries have not had formal diplomatic ties since January 2016 when Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran was stormed after a prominent Shia Muslim leader was executed by Riyadh ... Thank you for connecting with us. We will respond to you shortly.
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S. Arabia, Iran held direct talks to ease tensions

Dawn 19 Apr 2021
Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran in January 2016 following the storming of its embassy in Tehran in a row over Riyadh’s execution of a Shia cleric ... Riyadh last week called for a nuclear deal with stronger parameters and for involvement of Gulf states, which are concerned about Iran’s missiles programme and its support for regional proxies.
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Saudi and Iran held talks aimed at easing tensions, say sources

Yahoo Daily News 19 Apr 2021
Sunni Gulf power Saudi Arabia cut ties with Shi'ite Iran in January 2016 following the storming of its embassy in Tehran in a row over Riyadh's execution of a Shi'ite Muslim cleric ... The United States is also pressing for a ceasefire deal in Yemen which Riyadh and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government have welcomed.
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Germany: Progress seen in Iran nuclear talks

Anadolu Agency 19 Apr 2021
“It may take several more rounds ... An April 9 meeting in the Iraqi capital Baghdad focused on attempts to mend fences between Tehran and Riyadh, said the daily. Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran in 2016 in the aftermath of the storming of its embassy in Tehran in a row over Riyadh's execution of a leading Shia Muslim cleric. .
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Namal assures solution to Sri Lankan women wrongfully detained in Saudi Arabia

MENA FN 16 Apr 2021
The women have been held at a Deportation Detention (Tarheel) Centre in Riyadh for periods ranging from eight to 18 months ... Amnesty International interviewed 11 individuals with close knowledge of the detentions, including migrant domestic workers, an activist and an official from the Sri Lankan Embassy in Riyadh.
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Saudi Arabia: Dozens of Sri Lankan women wrongfully detained for months due to abusive kafala system

Amnesty 15 Apr 2021
Amnesty International interviewed 11 individuals with close knowledge of the detentions, including migrant domestic workers, an activist and an official from the Sri Lankan Embassy in Riyadh ... A Sri Lankan official at the Embassy in Riyadh told Amnesty that they are unable to ...
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Israeli and Iranian Attacks on Shipping May Hinder Nuclear Talks

The Maritime Executive 15 Apr 2021
Israel is also suspected to be responsible for an explosion on Saturday that apparently destroyed the internal power system at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran, leading to a widespread blackout ... He was the former director of the Army's Land Warfare Studies Centre, and has also been posted to the Australian Embassies in Riyadh and Abu Dhabi ... ....
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Biden Official Is Toeing the Saudi Line, Activists Say

The Daily Beast 14 Apr 2021
A month earlier, he had been part of a meeting with the United NationsYemen envoy, Martin Griffiths, with senior Saudi officials in Riyadh ... support for the war, he’s continuing certain arms sales to Riyadh—and conspicuously not using the U.S ... embassy in Riyadh.
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From the NS archive: Hanging’s too good for them

New Statesman 12 Apr 2021
You already knew from television – whether from Yes, Minister or News at Ten – that the walls of embassies and government offices are hung with pictures ... But the near-disaster when the GAC wished to buy Patrick Caulfield's Fish and Sandwich for the new embassy then being built in Riyadh demonstrates the need for greater subtlety.
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British Embassy in Saudi Arabia hosts third round of climate change talks

Arab News 10 Apr 2021
JEDDAH ... What are the Most Effective Channels and Narratives in Saudi Arabia?”. The event, hosted on Wednesday by the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture and the British Embassy in Riyadh, was the second of two webinars focusing on the communication of environmental issues, as part of the #TogetherForOurPlanet initiative ... ....
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Hinsdale diplomat travels the world — and up the State Dept. ranks

The Keene Sentinel 10 Apr 2021
He tries to go beyond the city where the embassy is located, he said, and find “the Hinsdales of the places where I serve.” ... Hood’s origins in the Monadnock Region date back generations ... embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from a list of options because “it just sounded interesting and like the sort of place I never would be able to go otherwise.” ... .
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Saudi Arabia has key role to play in tackling climate change, British-Saudi environment forum hears

Arab News 09 Apr 2021
RIYADH. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) and the British Embassy in Riyadh have this week hosted a series of virtual discussions on the environment ... The UK-Saudi discussions have been held as part of the “Together For Our Planet” campaign run by the UK embassy ... They included ... Al-Aqran said ... ....
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Crude burial of 22-year-old highlights plight of female migrant workers in Saudi Arabia

The Observers 09 Apr 2021
Malgasy embassy in Saudi Arabia ... I contacted the Malgasy embassy in Riyadh, but no one did anything about it and her body was left there, outside, for two or three months. At that time – last October – the Riyadh airport was closed and around 85 Malgasy female domestic workers needed to leave Saudi Arabia after having broken their contracts.
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