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Canadian Muslims traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage in limbo

Canadian Muslims traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage face delays coming back due to a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia that is also prompting thousands of students from the kingdom to scramble to sell their assets and return home to meet a month-end deadline. As the stalemate continues, Canada is reaching …

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Riyadh ring-fences oil sales to Canada

DUBAI, Aug 9, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic dispute with Canada over its arrest of women’s rights activists will not affect the ultraconservative kingdom’s oil sales to Canadian customers, the Saudi energy minister said Thursday. The remarks by Khalid al-Falih show the limits of the ongoing quarrel and may calm some …

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Row rattles money … may slow investment drive

NO ROOM FOR MEDIATION, SAYS RIYADH … OTTAWA TAPS UAE, BRITAIN DUBAI, Aug 8, (Agencies): A worsening row between Saudi Arabia and Canada about human rights threatens to undermine Riyadh’s foreign investment drive, a campaign already unsettled by a series of assertive political and diplomatic initiatives by the top oil …

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Saudi Arabia stops medical treatment programs in Canada as row escalates

RIYADH, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had stopped all medical treatment programs in Canada and was working on the transfer of all Saudi patients from hospitals there, in an escalating row after Ottawa urged it to free rights activists. Saudi Arabia froze new trade and …

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Kuwait hopeful Canada, Riyadh can work out positions

Saudia suspends Toronto flights KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7, (Agencies): Kuwait followed with concern the latest development of relations between Saudi Arabia and Canada, stressing its firm position rejecting interference in the internal affairs of states and respecting their sovereignty in line with international charters and norms, a Foreign Ministry source …

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Riyadh expels Canada envoy, freezes trade

Saudis hit interference in Canada call for release of activists RIYADH/OTTAWA, Aug 6, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador, in a stern gesture of retaliation after Ottawa urged it to free arrested civil society activists. The sudden sharp response to criticism …

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