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Hezbollah says Saudi on path to more bloodshed in Iran struggle


BEIRUT The Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Thursday Saudi Arabia was on a losing path to more bloodshed in its struggle with Iran and instead urged Riyadh to seek dialogue and negotiations with Tehran.

Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular': Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

BRUSSELS Donald Trump thinks Pope Francis is "terrific" and found his "spectacular" royal welcome in Saudi Arabia "beyond anything anyone's ever seen".

World, Pope 5:58am EDT

General Electric signs 1 billion riyal deal to build gas turbines in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH General Electric (GE) signed a one billion riyal ($267 million) joint venture agreement on Wednesday with Saudi Arabia's state-backed Dussur industrial development company to manufacture gas turbines in the eastern city of Dammam.

Deals May 24 2017

Wall Street ends up; defense, tech stocks a boost

NEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by technology shares and by defense companies, which gained after the United States and Saudi Arabia signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal. | Video

May 22 2017

Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 billion of capital

RIYADH The world's largest private equity fund, backed by Japan's Softbank Group and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund, said on Saturday it had raised over $93 billion to invest in technology sectors such as artificial intelligence and robotics. | Video

Japan, Tech May 22 2017

In Israel, Trump says there is 'rare opportunity' for peace

TEL AVIV U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking shortly after arriving in Israel on Monday, urged regional leaders to work together for peace and said his trip to Saudi Arabia had brought him new hope for that prospect.

World, Politics, Election 2016, May 22 2017

U.S. President Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh

JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday on a flight from Saudi Arabia and will meet separately with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an attempt to revive peace talks.

World, Politics, Election 2016, May 22 2017

Israeli minister expresses concern over U.S.-Saudi arms deal

JERUSALEM Israel expressed muted concern on Sunday to a major arms deal between the United States and Saudi Arabia announced a day earlier during the visit to the region by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

BEIRUT Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia, Tehran's arch-rival in the Middle East.

Boeing signs defense, commercial deals with Saudi Arabia

DUBAI Boeing Co has signed several defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia including for the sale of military and passenger aircraft, the company said on Sunday during a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to the kingdom.

Aerospace & Defense May 21 2017