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Branson, big firms exit Saudi over missing writer

After the disappearance of a Saudi commentator, Richard Branson says he's dropped plans for Saudi investment in his space ventures, while other top global businesses are dropping plans to take part in a major conference in the country......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

Saudis face business backlash over missing journalist

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is among the firms to suspend or cancel Saudi projects following the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

Saudi stocks drop after Trump threat over missing writer

The Saudi stock market has dropped more than 6.8 percent after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 14th, 2018

A look at US-Saudi weapons at issue in missing writer case

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi diplomatic mission in Turkey has fueled calls for the United States to reconsider arms sales to the kingdom that have been championed by President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 13th, 2018

The New York Post: Richard Branson puts $1 billion Saudi investment plan on hold over missing journalist

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has suspended a $1 billion investment project with Saudi Arabia due to the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2018

Richard Branson Suspends Talks on Saudi Arabian Space Investments Over Missing Journalist and Government Critic

Ariana Huffington and The New York Times are cutting ties, too. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Washington Post worried about Saudi writer missing in Turkey

The Washington Post says it is concerned for the safety of a Saudi columnist for the newspaper who apparently went missing after going to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 2nd, 2018

Financial services industry losing out on the potential of women investors

It appears financial services firms are missing the mark when it comes to their relationship with women. This comes out of a report from marketing data and cons.....»»

Category: blogSource: TradestreamingDec 4th, 2018

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence - Reuters

ReutersGas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influenceR.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 3rd, 2018

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Qatar said it will quit OPEC to focus on gas in a swipe at Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of the oil exporting group which is trying to show unity in tackling an oil price slide......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 3rd, 2018

UK regulator says EU firms express transition interest

Britain's financial regulator says about 1,300 firms from the rest of the European Union have expressed interest in a proposal that would smooth the transition for their businesses if the U.K. leaves the bloc without an exit deal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 6th, 2018

Trump Says That Huge Saudi Arabia Arms Deal Will Create 500,000 U.S. Jobs. Defense Firms Suggest the Number Is Much Smaller

According to Reuters estimates, about 10,000 new jobs would .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 30th, 2018

Exclusive: Defense firms see only hundreds of new U.S. jobs from Saudi mega deal

Every time President Donald Trump mentions the $110 billion arms deal he negotiated with Saudi Arabia last year, he quickly follows up, saying "It's 500,000 jobs.".....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2018

Defense firms stand with White House on Saudi arms sales

Defense giants Raytheon and Lockheed Martin have been silent for weeks about their business in Saudi Arabia. When pressed by investment analysts, executives promised to stand by the Trump administration regarding ties to the kingdom......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 25th, 2018

Despite Khashoggi case, U.S. firms and Saudi prince show up at ‘Davos in the Desert’

Saudi Prince Mohammed receives a standing ovation amid outcry over killing of journalist......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 23rd, 2018

Despite Khashoggi case, U.S. firms and Saudi prince show up at ‘Davos in the Desert’

Saudi Prince Mohammed received a standing ovation amid outcry over the journalist's killing......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 23rd, 2018

Saudi"s PIF invested in 50-60 firms via SoftBank fund: director

The Public Investment Fund, Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, has invested in 50 or 60 companies via SoftBank Group's Vision Fund and will bring most of those firms to the kingdom, managing director Yasir al-Rumayyan said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 23rd, 2018

Saudi economic forum opens but many absent over Khashoggi

A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia has begun in Riyadh, the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 23rd, 2018

Branson stepping down as Virgin Hyperloop One chairman

Richard Branson is stepping down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One as the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi casts doubt over the transport venture’s ambitions in Saudi Arabia. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 22nd, 2018

Twitter is shutting down bot accounts posting pro-Saudi tweets about missing dissident Khashoggi (TWTR)

Twitter has suspended hundreds of bot accounts identified by NBC News as being involv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2018

Trump says "we have a tremendous order" with Saudi Arabia, doesn"t want to cancel defense contracts "as retribution" for Jamal Khashoggi"s death

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Saudi Arabia admitted that missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died inside the Saudi Consulat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2018