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Saudi King Salman, center, stands before a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, at the Royal Court in Riyadh. Pompeo met with King Salman in the capital, Riyadh, in a visit focused primarily on discussing security issues and threats from rival Iran.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, fourth from right, and Saudi ambassador to the United States Princess Reema Bint Bandar pose for a photo with other women leaders before holding a roundtable coffee with Saudi Women Leaders at Princess Reema's Palace in Riyadh.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, a few of the ten Saudi students were evacuated from Wuhan on a special flight with King Salman's approval, arrive in Riyadh airport.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, receives Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Lazio's goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, right, beats the ball away from Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo, left, during their Super Cup match at King Saud University Stadium, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Heavyweight boxers Anthony Joshua of Britain, right, and Andy Ruiz Jr. of Mexico pose during a weigh-in at Faisaliah Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The first ever heavyweight title fight in the Middle East, has been called the "Clash on the Dunes." Will take place at the Diriyah Arena on Saturday.

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Saudi wrestling fans celebrate as they watch the World Wrestling Entertainment "WWE" stars during Crown Jewel matches at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi before emplaning for New Delhi from King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signing the Strategic Partnership Council Agreement, in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman exchange the Strategic Partnership Council Agreement, in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during the Future Investment Initiative Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets H.M. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with H.M. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Future Investment Initiative Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Future Investment Initiative Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Participants watch Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a screen during his speech at the Future Investment Initiative forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The long-planned initial public offering of a sliver of Saudi Arabia's state-run oil giant Saudi Aramco will see shares traded on Riyadh's stock exchange in December, a Saudi-owned satellite news channel reported as the kingdom's marquee investment forum got underway.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud during a meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with King Abdullah II of Jordan during a meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets King Abdullah II of Jordan during a meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received on his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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A giant banner showing Saudi King Salman, right, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, hangs at a shopping mall, marking National Day to commemorate the unification of the country as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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The Saudi military displays what they say are an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in recent attack on its oil industry at Saudi Aramco's facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais, during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki displays what he describes as an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in an attack this weekend that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Journalists film what Saudi military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki said was evidence of Iranian weaponry used in the attack targeted Saudi Aramco's facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais, during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Royal Court, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman, right meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Royal Court in Riyadh. Pompeo met with Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the latest stop of his Middle East tour that has so far been dominated by questions and concerns about the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

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In this photo released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, speaks to his father, King Salman, right, at a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Leaders of Gulf Arab countries, including those boycotting Qatar, met in Saudi Arabia's capital for a regional summit, a gathering that Qatar's ruling emir choose not to attend amid the dispute.

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In this photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman gives his annual policy speech in the ornate hall of the consultative Shura Council, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Salman gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the accusations that the prince ordered the killing. Monday's speech highlighted the kingdom's priorities for the coming year, focusing on issues such as the war in Yemen, security for Palestinians, stability in the oil market, countering rival Iran and job creation for Saudis.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, right, Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, second right, and Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, second left, attend the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Salman addressed the summit his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan prepares to speak at the opening of the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, points to Salah, a son, of Jamal Khashoggi as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second right, looks on, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second right, receive Sahel, a family member, and Salah, a son, of Jamal Khashoggi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia, which for weeks maintained that Jamal Khashoggi had left the Istanbul consulate, on Saturday acknowledged he was killed there in a "fistfight."

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Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, smiles as he attends the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia is the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

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Ammal Farahat, who has signed up to be a driver for Careem, a regional ride-hailing service that is a competitor to Uber, drives her car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After lifting a longstanding ban on women driving, it's the latest job opening for Saudi women, that had been reserved for men only, and one that sharply challenges traditional norms.

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Visitors attend a cinema theatre during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia held a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom.

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A visitor takes pictures of posters of Hollywood movie stars during an invitation-only screening at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia held a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel Jubeir at a meeting in Riyadh.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives at Riyadh airport on her maiden visit to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi King Salman, right, receives Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, holds Colt Henry, 11 months, as he poses for photographs at the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, from left to right, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Saudi King Salman, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump, visit a new Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump poses for a photo with Saudi women on a visit to an all-women's business services center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. General Electric and Saudi Aramco are key partners in the center, which provides career opportunities for well-educated Saudi women.

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President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman pose for photos after a ceremony to mark the opening of the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh.

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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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President Donald Trump poses for photos with King Salman and others at the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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President Donald Trump is handed a sword during a welcoming ceremony at Murabba Palace, in Riyadh.

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President Donald Trump holds a sword and sways with traditional dancers during a welcome ceremony at Murabba Palace, in Riyadh.

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and first lady Melania Trump, right, are welcomed by Saudi King Salman, center, during a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at his palace for the ceremonial welcome in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being ordained the highest civilian award of Saudi Arabia, The Order of Abdullah, by King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at his palace in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for a selfie with IT professionals working in TCS All Women IT & ITES Center during his visit to the Complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the L&T Workers Residential Complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to Indian workers as he wears a safety helmet during his visit to the L&T Workers Residential Complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares food with Indian workers at the L&T residential complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with prominent Saudi business leaders at the Saudi Chamber of Commerce in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the employees at TCS All Women IT and ITES Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Narendra Modi shares snacks with Indian workers at the L&T residential complex.

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Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Riyadh, Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on his arrival, in Royal Terminal, Riyadh.

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Narendra Modi with Governer of Riyadh Faisal Bin Bandar al Saud at the Riyadh airport.

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Saudi women prepare to vote at a polling center during the country's municipal elections in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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President Barack Obama meets new Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in a delegation receiving line with new Saudi Arabian King, Salman bin Abdul Aziz, fith left, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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rench President Francois Hollande, left, offers his condolences to Saudi Arabia's new King Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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French President Francois Hollande, left, shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a meeting in Riyadh.

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the Governor of Riyadh Prince Khalid Bandar bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Arabs dance on a street as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan after offering morning prayers in Riyadh.

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In this aerial image made from a helicopter, Muslim pilgrims are seen moving around the Kaaba, the black cube seen at center, inside the Grand Mosque, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 2.5 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

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