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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 Bahrains Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, second left, attend the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Salman addressed the summit on Wednesday, his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)

Point/ Counterpoint: WWE

By James Krause | October 31, 2018

WWE needs to cancel Crown JewelJames Krause | Sports Contributor After the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, several prominent business figures pulled out of a Saudi Arabian investment conference.If Saudi Arabia is too unsettled...

Student starts Saudi Arabian research journal

By Satta Kendor | November 16, 2015

The first ever Saudi Arabian instructional and technology research journal, launched by an NIU student, is currently accepting submissions for its January 2016 publication.Adel Qahmash, NIU doctoral candidate for Instructional Technology, founded The...

Senior automotive major Tim Madsen and Amanda Kalkstein, senior English and health education majors, sample food from around the world at Taste of Asia, held at the Newman Catholic Center Tuesday night.

Newman Catholic Student Center hosts ‘A Taste of Asia’

By Lauren Dielman | April 10, 2012

Students got the chance to experience “A Taste of Asia” Tuesday. The event started at 7 p.m. in the Newman Catholic Student Center, 512 Normal Road, and included cultural food, performances and educational displays. Freshman physics major Garrett...

Selling weapons to Saudi Arabia compromises American values

Selling weapons to Saudi Arabia compromises American values

By Aaron Brooks | September 22, 2010

Going once, going twice, sold: the soul of America for Saudi gold. On Sept. 12, the Obama Administration announced that a $60 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia would be presented to Congress. The deal will increase tenfold the arms exports by the United...

Selling weapons to the Saudis was the best option available

Selling weapons to the Saudis was the best option available

By David Thomas | September 22, 2010

In foreign policy, there are no easy choices - and no obvious ones either. This month, it was announced that the U.S. sold $60 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia. For the most part, this move has been met with concern. I, for one, think it was the best move...

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