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Who Pays Millions for a Painting?
Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, a little known Saudi prince, paid a record $450.3 million for Leonardo da Vinciâ€™s â€śSalvator Mundi.â€ť Here are a few other buyers with deep pockets.
The Plot Behind Saudi Arabiaâ€™s Fight With Qatar
A continuing quarrel with Qatar masks the simmering tensions within the Saudi kingdom.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi Discussed Buying Company Linked to Bribes
The influential Qatari soccer executive accused of bribing FIFAâ€™s second in command negotiated to buy a sports company at the center of a federal corruption case.
Coups: What Goes Into Toppling a Government?
The military takeover in Zimbabwe is just the latest in a long history of government overthrows. Here are several types of coups perpetrated by rogue operators.
On Saudi Arabiaâ€™s Crown Prince
Mohammed bin Salman calls in the cavalry.
Rex Tillerson and the Unraveling of the State Department
With an isolated leader, a demoralized diplomatic corps and a president dismantling international relations one tweet at a time, American foreign policy is adrift in the world.
Qatar Has a World Cup Date. It Still Needs a World-Class Team.
Five years before Qatar hosts the 2022 World Cup, the state of soccer there is still very much a work in progress.
Trump at U.N. Talks Up, but Does Not Press, Mideast Peace
President Trump will try to resolve the feud in the Persian Gulf, but not the one between the Israelis and Palestinians.
For Qatari Network beIN Sports, Political Feud Spills Into Stadiums
The fallout is affecting business for beIN Sports across the Middle East and Africa, where it has millions of subscribers.
Trumpâ€™s Bid to End Saudi-Qatar Stalemate Ends in Recriminations
President Trump brokered a phone call with the leaders of Qatar and Saudi Arabia that later resulted in dueling, ill-tempered statements.
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