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Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photo during a welcoming ceremony at the Kremlin in October 2017. Last year, Saudi Arabia and Russia were the world's second- and third-largest oil producers, respectively. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a meeting on peacebuilding at the United Nations in New York, on Tuesday. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iran's Foreign Minister Comes To America, Keeping One Eye On Saudi Arabia

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The AMC cinema in Riyadh hosted the first film screening in more than three decades on April 18. Movie theaters open to the wider public next month after Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year ban on cinemas as part of a far-reaching liberalization drive. Bandar Al-Jaloud/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Saudi Arabia's Cinema Ban Ends, Filmmakers Eye New Opportunities

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Jean Paul Gaultier was one of the big designers to participate in Saudi Arabia's first Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh. Kristy Sparow/Arab Fashion Council hide caption

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Saudi Arabia's First Arab Fashion Week Kicks Off, Beyond Fashionably Late

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb. 13, 2018. Pompeo, President Trump's pick to lead the State Department, has portrayed the fight against terrorism as an epic holy war. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's National Security And State Department Picks Alarm American Muslims

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, in London, on March 7. Dan Kitwood/AP hide caption

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Saudi Arabia: The White House Loves It. Most Americans? Not So Much

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Saudi Prince Will Court Trump In Visit — And Tech Execs And Hollywood, Too

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Saudi Arabia's chief of staff, General Abdulrahman al-Bunyan, holds a news conference in 2016. He was one of a handful of top military brass to lose his job. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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