• WWE is 'monitoring' Saudi Arabia's reported involvement in the disappearance of a Washington Post columnist amid multi-million dollar pay-per-view deal with the country

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    WWE is scheduled to hold its Crown Jewel event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at the King Saud University Stadium on November 2.
    It is unclear if the event will still be held amid claims by Turkish officials that Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents.
    A representative for WWE said the organization is "currently monitoring the situation."
    World Wrestling Entertainment says it is "monitoring" Saudi Arabia's reported involvement in the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi ahead of a planned event in Riyadh next month.
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  • One Company Isn't Distancing Itself from Saudi Arabia: The WWE

    One Company Isn't Distancing Itself from Saudi Arabia: The WWE

    3 days ago - By Fortune

    A few months ago, investors were cheering the WWE's long term deal to put on pay-per-views in Saudi Arabia. Today, that deal is giving them a bit of heartburn.
    While several major companies have pulled out of state sponsored events in the Arab nation, WWE is, for now at least, proceeding with plans for its “Crown Jewel” pay-per-view event, which is scheduled for Nov. 2.
    The company says it is “monitoring the situation” in the country after the mysterious disappearance and possible murder of Jamal Khashoggi , a Saudi government critic and Washington Post columnist.
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