Saudi watch blog: Female 2020 candidates take aim at Saudi Arabia over women’s rights

Saudi Arabia continues to face headwinds in the new Congress over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. While the Senate voted last year to end US support for the Saudi-led war against the Houthis, the House remained largely silent. With Democrats now in control of the lower chamber, watch this space for rolling updates of the congressional response to hold Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to account.

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