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A federal judge says the government must prioritize the release of documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, seen above in 2014. The U.S. resident was slain in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey last year. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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Dalia Yashar, one of the first Saudi students who registered to become a commercial pilot, stands in front of the registration center at King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, last July. Recent decrees have expanded women's rights. Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump, shown here during a 2018 meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman where they discussed arms deals, has blocked an effort to stem the sale of weapons to the Gulf country. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A light armored vehicle is part of a new monument at the Royal Canadian Regiment Museum in London, Ontario. General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is producing hundreds of LAVs for sale to Saudi Arabia. Jackie Northam/NPR hide caption

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For Saudi Military Vehicle Deal, Canada Weighs Jobs And Human Rights

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Mim Akter Tania, 22, thought she was getting a job as a hospital custodian in Saudi Arabia. Instead, she says, she ended up as a domestic servant with an abusive boss. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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They Pump $15 Billion A Year Into Bangladesh's Economy — But At What Cost?

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This Nov. 30, 2014, image made from video released by Loujain Alhathloul, shows her driving in the United Arab Emirates toward the border with Saudi Arabia. Her siblings have visited the United States this week to receive an award in her honor and to raise further awareness of her case. Loujain Alhathloul/AP hide caption

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'Won't Give Up': Siblings Of Jailed Saudi Women's Rights Activist Speak Out In U.S.

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Satellite imagery from the company Planet shows construction of a small research reactor at the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Riyadh. Planet Labs Inc hide caption

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As Saudi Arabia Builds A Nuclear Reactor, Some Worry About Its Motives

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Three of the Saudi Arabian women released on Thursday appeared in court in Riyadh a day earlier. They have been detained since May and say they have been subjected to physical and sexual abuse. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, pictured in November, told the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday the accused killers behind Jamal Khashoggi's death are being brought to justice. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Arabian women's rights activist Loujain Alhathloul appeared in court with several other women for the first time since her arrest and detention in May 2018. Marieke Wijntjes via Reuters hide caption

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Saudi Women's Rights Activists Appear In Riyadh Court

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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, addresses the media during a news conference at a refugee resettling agency in Toronto on Jan. 15. She pledged to "work in support of freedom for women around the world, the same freedom I experienced on the first day I arrived in Canada." Cole Burston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Kingdom Tries To Prevent More Women From Fleeing

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