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Saudi Arabia: Will Aramco's IPO succeed?

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has finally been given the green light to go public with shares.

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$2 trillion? Aramco courts investors to hit IPO valuation target

In last-minute attempt to secure buy-in for domestic stock market debut, Saudi oil giant meets with possible financiers.

$2 trillion? Aramco courts investors to hit IPO valuation target

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Saudi Arabia hosts 'Davos in the desert' investment summit

Last year saw top CEOs boycott the event over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by 'rogue agents'.

Saudi Arabia hosts 'Davos in the desert' investment summit

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Davos in the Desert: Kushner, Mnuchin & others to attend from US

After many notables skipped out in 2018, Saudi financial conference later this month will feature major business names.

Davos in the Desert: Kushner, Mnuchin & others to attend from US

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Was Aramco listing delayed to rope in anchor investors?

Sources say Aramco wants anchor investors to cover no less than 40 percent of its IPO deal.

Was Aramco listing delayed to rope in anchor investors?

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Aramco reportedly delays planned IPO to allow for earnings update

Company executives had originally said the Saudi oil infrastructure attacks would not change timeline for market debut.

Aramco reportedly delays planned IPO to allow for earnings update

Saudi Arabia

Putin visits Saudi Arabia in sign of growing ties

Putin signs oil agreements and discusses regional security in his first visit to the kingdom since 2007.

Putin visits Saudi Arabia in sign of growing ties

Middle East

Saudi Arabia, Iran 'take steps towards indirect talks'

New York Times says Saudi crown prince asked leaders of Iraq and Pakistan to speak to Iran about defusing tensions.

Saudi Arabia, Iran take steps towards indirect talks: Report

Middle East

In Saudi Arabia, criticism of MBS increases after oil attack

Some members of ruling family and business elite express frustration with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's leadership.

In Saudi Arabia, criticism of MBS increases after oil attack

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Jamal Khashoggi: Murder in a Saudi Consulate

We retrace the events leading up to and after the Saudi journalist's death, a year after he was murdered in Istanbul.

Jamal Khashoggi

A year on, MBS 'gets pass from world leaders' on Khashoggi murder

Amid demands for justice, rights groups say normalising ties with Saudi Arabia may mean journalist 'died in vain'.

A year on, MBS 'gets pass from world leaders' on Khashoggi murder

Mohammed bin Salman

Legal petition urges ICC to investigate MBS over Khashoggi murder

Petition on behalf of rights group calls for ICC to probe Saudi crown prince for alleged 'crimes against humanity'.

Legal petition urges ICC to investigate MBS over Khashoggi murder

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's fiancee demands answers from MBS

Vigil to be held on Wednesday to mark the one year anniversary since the disappearance and murder of Saudi journalist.

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

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Editor’s Analysis

Khashoggi to Aramco attacks: Saudi 'Vision 2030' clouded by risks

As one form of investment risk ebbs, new ones rise over MBS's blueprint for the kingdom's economic transformation.

Khashoggi to Aramco attacks: Saudi 'Vision 2030' clouded by risks

Middle East

Khashoggi's son defends Saudi against critics 'exploiting' murder

Salah Khashoggi says he has full confidence in Saudi Arabia's judicial system and its ability to deliver justice.

Khashoggi's son defends Saudi against critics 'exploiting' murder