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U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

13 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Major U.S. defence contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Major U.S. defence contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-U.S. weapons makers rattled over Saudi Arabia deals

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday.

Journalist's disappearance hardens U.S. Congress stance on Saudi arms deals

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has hardened resistance in the U.S. Congress to selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, already a sore point for many lawmakers concerned about the humanitarian crisis created by Yemen's civil war.

Journalist's disappearance hardens U.S. Congress stance on Saudi arms deals

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has hardened resistance in the U.S. Congress to selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, already a sore point for many lawmakers concerned about the humanitarian crisis created by Yemen's civil war.

Fate of Saudi journalist tests U.S.-Saudi relationship

11 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Under pressure from Congress, the Trump administration faces a dilemma: how to respond to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi while ensuring that any punitive action does not alienate Riyadh, a key ally against Iran.

U.S. senators trigger human rights probe over missing Saudi journalist

11 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Twenty-two U.S. senators on Wednesday forced a U.S. investigation of whether human rights sanctions should be imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist last seen as he entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on Oct. 2.

U.S. senators trigger human rights probe over missing Saudi journalist

10 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Twenty-two U.S. senators on Wednesday forced a U.S. investigation of whether human rights sanctions should be imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist last seen as he entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on Oct. 2.

Senior lawmaker sees 'options' for U.S.-Venezuela relations after visit

10 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he saw different options for Washington's strained relationship with Venezuela, after making a rare visit by a top U.S. official to Caracas.

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