Saudi Arabia launches first ever girls' council - with only men attending
Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in charge of Saudi Arabia's reforms, left on Monday for Washington to meet President Donald Trump on a visit expected to promote the world's top oil exporter as an investment destination.
The ambitious - if impatient - grandson of 81-year-old Saudi King Salman became the face of a "Saudi Vision 2030" campaign last year, launching the long-term blueprint aimed at guiding the kingdom through economic turbulence brought on by years of low global oil prices.
"The meeting today restored issues to their right path and form a big change in relations between both countries in political, military, security and economic issues", a senior adviser to Prince Mohammed said in a statement.
US officials said Trump was considering ending Obama's suspension late previous year of the sale of USA -made precision-guidance munitions to the Saudis, which the Obama administration said was due to thousands of civilian casualties from Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen. In the latter country, in particular, a Saudi-led coalition supported by Washington has been bombing Iran-backed Shiite rebels for almost two years. The meeting made way for better relations between the two nations, especially after a strained diplomacy between the Obama administration and Saudi Arabia, reported Reuters.
Trump has been repeatedly criticized for failing to put Saudi Arabia on the list, despite some of the 9/11 terrorists hailing from the country.
Maybe in Saudi you can grab one since in al-Qassim province, Saudi Arabia inaugurated its first girls' council on Saturday - which had no girls.
More broadly, the statement also addresses the need for collaboration in the fight against the Islamic State militant group - the White House referring to the group as "Daesh", its Arabic acronym, for the first time.
The young prince is due to meet with Trump and other senior U.S. officials to "discuss strengthening bilateral relations", according to the agency.
Despite the previous tensions, Saudi Arabia has expressed optimism in the United States ability to rebuild this relationship with Washington and to contain Iran's reach in the Gulf region.
During that meeting, Netanyahu called Iran's atomic program a threat to Israel, although Israel is widely believed to possess the only nuclear arsenal in the Middle East.
The Chief Minister's son Sukhbir Singh Badal, the Akali Dal President, led in Jalalabad over AAP's Bhagwant Singh Mann. As for Congress, Amarinder Singh claimed it would win 65 seats and the AAP exuded confidence of bagging close to 100.
About 150 people are believed to be living on the garbage pile, but it was not immediately clear how many people were missing. Use of the site had stopped but had recently restarted again, after farmers blocked dumping in their neighbourhood.
He made the odd comment during the interview, "I'd like to see an America that's just so homogeneous that we look a lot the same". Judy Chu wrote: " Steve King is wrong: Civilization is threatened by racism & xenophobia that divide us & encourage violence".
Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling for an investigation into another bomb threat at a Western New York Jewish Community Center. He directed the New York State Police to work with federal and local law enforcement on an investigation.
The group has also scrapped a planned summer camping trip to California in favour of an alternate destination. The group's ban on travel to the USA includes any flights that have a connection through an American airport.
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New Zealand lose Boult for second Test against South Africa
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No, Kellyanne, microwaves can not turn into cameras
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Intel to buy Mobileye for $15.3 billion
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Baby Driver Trailer: Edgar Wright's Music-Fueled Heist Film
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Israel beats Cuba 4-1 at World Baseball Classic
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Kentucky downs Arkansas for SEC tournament title
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