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Tom Barrack, longtime friend of President Trump, delivers a speech at the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Longtime Trump Friend Under The Microscope For Mideast Ties, Inauguration Role

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A new interim report from the House Oversight Committee details Trump administration officials' efforts to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, pictured here, visited the U.S. in March 2017. Andrew Cabellero-Reynolds/AP hide caption

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Trump Officials Tried To Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis, House Panel Finds

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Friends of Loujain al-Hathloul made a photo to parody a Vogue Arabia cover image showing a Saudi princess in a red convertible. Pictured here (left to right) are Ayendri Ishani Ridell, Urooba Jamal, Narissa Diwan, Atiya Jaffar and Rauza Khan. Hathloul "took a huge risk to advance women's rights in her country," Jamal says, "and now is facing the most heinous injustices." Doaa Jamal hide caption

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Concern Grows For Loujain Al-Hathloul, Jailed Saudi Women's Driving Activist

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The Absher app, available in the Apple and Google apps stores in Saudi Arabia, allows men to track the whereabouts of their wives and daughters. Apple App Store/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun (center) is welcomed by Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland as she arrives at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, on Saturday. The young Saudi woman who fled her family successfully harnessed the power of Twitter to secure asylum in Canada. Lars Hagberg /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun walks by Thai Chief of Immigration Police Maj. Gen. Surachate Hakparn (right) before leaving the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Australia says it is considering granting refugee resettlement to the Saudi, who fled from her family, based on referral by the U.N. Immigration Police via AP hide caption

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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun on her mobile phone as she sat barricaded in a hotel room in Thailand's international airport in Bangkok on Monday. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun/Human Rights Watch via AP hide caption

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In this image made from video, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun sat barricaded in a hotel room at an international airport in Bangkok. Alqunun asked for asylum in Australia, and Thai officials said they won't deport her for now. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun/Human Rights Watch via AP hide caption

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Hasan Minhaj performs in New York City in July. The Saudi government asked Netflix to remove an episode of the comedian's show Patriot Act that was critical of the regime over the death of Jamal Khashoggi. Matthew Eisman/Getty Images for Ozy Media hide caption

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Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey addresses a crowd in New Hampshire, which happens to be a key early presidential primary state. Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) talks with King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud during the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Dec. 9. Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Reuters hide caption

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Aid Will Move Slowly From Yemen Port Cease-Fire — If It Lasts

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The State Of U.S.-Saudi Relations, After The Senate's Rebuke

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'This Is Crossing The Line': Saudis Co-Opted Veterans' Voices To Lobby Congress

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Representatives of the Houthi rebel delegation (left) and the Yemeni government's delegation (right) pose for a picture with representatives from the office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Tuesday, during peace talks at Johannesberg Castle in Rimbo, Sweden. Claudio Bresciani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Yemeni militiamen stand guard at the port in Mukalla, on the southern coast of Yemen. Many factions are involved in Yemen's civil war. The U.S. has supported Saudi Arabia, which has waged a bombing campaign against Houthi rebels. But the U.S. Congress is putting pressure on the Trump administration to end its support of a war that's widely seen as a stalemate and a humanitarian disaster. Jon Gambrell/AP hide caption

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Often Quiet On Wars, Congress Challenges White House Over Yemen

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