Saudi Arabia

Ex-Twitter Employee Spying For Saudi Arabia Jailed 3.5 Years

The ex-twitter employee has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison by a court in California. The 45-year-old, Ahmad Abouammo, was convicted of sharing personal information of Saudi twitter users with the kingdom. Defence attorney Angela Chuang also revealed that Abouammo had received $100,000 in cash and a watch worth $40,000 from someone close to the Saudi Crown prince.

China Calls For Oil Trade In Yuan Currency At Gulf Summit

Chinese president, Xi Jinping, is on a 3-day visit to the Middle East which is the first visit since 2016. During Xi’s visit, he called upon its Arab friends that China seeks to purchase oil and gas in yuan, a move that would help Beijing’s goal of internationalizing its currency and decrease the influence of the U.S. dollar on global trade. 

Biden Says Elon Musk’s Foreign Ties Should Be Investigated

Joe Biden, while referring to Elon Musk’s radical changes to the social media platform, said that Musk’s foreign ties should be investigated thoroughly. He did not blame him directly for anything but only urged in the heat of the moment to scrutinize Elon Musk’s foreign ties with other countries.

Biden Warns Saudi Kingdom Of Consequences After Oil Cuts

US President, Joe Biden visited the kingdom 2 months ago to talk about the increase in oil production. Saudi Arabia and the oil Cartel OPEC cut down the oil production despite Joe Biden’s insistence to increase the production to decrease oil.