• ‘Blatant Interference:' Why Saudi Arabia Just Expelled Canada's Ambassador to the Kingdom

    15 days ago - By Fortune

    Tensions are running high between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Canada.
    On Monday, Saudi Arabia announced it had expelled Canada's ambassador to the kingdom and frozen all new trade and investment transactions with the country following a perceived interference in its internal affairs.
    The move followed statements made by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and the Canadian embassy in Riyadh last week, that were seen as critical of Saudi Arabia's authorities. The Canadian diplomats had issued remarks of concern following the arrests of a number of women's rights activists...
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  • Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and is freezing new trade with the country in an escalating feud over human rights

    Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and is freezing new trade with the country in an escalating feud over human rights

    15 days ago - By Chron

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    Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada's ambassador and frozen all new trade and investment with Ottawa over an escalating dispute centered on jailed human rights activists.
    The feud appears to have begun on Friday, when Global Affairs Canada tweeted that it was "gravely concerned" about a new wave of arrests in the Kingdom targeting women's rights activists.
    In response, Saudi Arabia issued a fiery statement and gave Canada's ambassador 24 hours to leave the country.
    Saudi Arabia has come under scrutiny in recent months for arresting several prominent women's...
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  • Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and is freezing a new trade with the country in an escalating feud over human rights

    Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and is freezing a new trade with the country in an escalating feud over human rights

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada's ambassador and frozen all trade and investment with Ottowa over an escalating dispute centered on jailed human rights activists.
    The feud appears to have begun on Friday, when Global Affairs Canada tweeted that it was "gravely concerned" about a new wave of arrests in the Kingdom targeting women's rights activists.
    In response, Saudi Arabia issued a fiery statement and gave Canada's ambassador 24 hours to leave the country.
    Saudi Arabia has come under scrutiny in recent months for arresting several prominent women's rights activists just weeks before...
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