Saudi Arabia suspended diplomatic ties and halted new trade dealings late Sunday following comments by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland criticizing the kingdom for arrests of women's rights activists.
European traders said Saudi Arabia's main state wheat buying agency, the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO), has told grains exporters it will no longer accept Canadian-origin grains in its worldwide purchase tenders.
Since then, the Saudi kingdom has pursued a scorched-earth policy towards anything related to Canada.
It remains unclear how many Saudi patients will be affected by the decision.
Saudi Arabia, one the world's top executioners, beheaded 48 people in the first four months of 2018, according to Human Rights Watch - but crucifixions are rare.
But Canada sold 66,000 tonnes of barley to Saudi Arabia in 2016, and twice that previous year.
Responding to a question about the reason for the arrest of the activists, Jubeir repeated earlier allegations that they had been in touch with foreign entities.
"The crisis with Canada was imposed on us", the foreign minister added.
All Saudi Arabian students now studying in Canada will be transferred to other countries. Saudi Arabia's airline suspended flights to and from Canada, potentially complicating travel plans for Canada's Muslim population as the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca approaches later in August.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry called the statement "a major, unacceptable affront to the kingdom's laws and judicial process".
"It's up for the government of Saudi Arabia and the Canadians to work this out", said Heather Nauert, a spokesperson for the state department, on Tuesday.
A source at a Saudi bank told Reuters the bank was contacted by the central bank on Wednesday afternoon asking for information about all their Canadian exposure - investments in Canada and foreign exchange positions.
Yes. In 2015, Riyadh recalled its ambassador to Sweden and stopped issuing work visas for Swedes after the European Union member country's foreign minister described a court decision related to Raif Badawi as "medieval" and the kingdom's ruling Al Saud family as presiding over a "dictatorship". Canadian exports to Saudi Arabia were about $1.12 billion in 2017, or 0.2 percent of the total value of Canadian exports.
Gates was hired by Manafort to serve as deputy campaign chairman and later had a role on Mr Trump's inaugural committee. Asked if had also claimed unauthorised personal expenses from the inaugural committee, Gates replied "It's possible".
The case involved Innate Immunotherapeutics, an Australian biotech company. for which Collins served as a board member. He and the other defendants are charged with securities and wire fraud, conspiracy and lying to investigators.
The most attention-grabbing announcement is the arrival of a new award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film . It also announced that presentation would be aired at a much earlier date than expected, in February 2020.
Frozen: The Musical star Patti Murin even expressed (in an all-caps tweet , mind you) her interest in playing Batwoman . According to the character's bio from DC Comics , Kate Kane is a former student in the United States Military Academy.
Burt Reynolds , Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis , Dakota Fanning , Al Pacino , Emile Hirsch and Tim Roth also star in the movie. It's not the only Tate film in production, with Hilary Duff also starring in a film titled The Haunting of Sharon Tate .
The trade balance between the two countries, which is at the center of the tariffs tussle, continued to be in favor of China. China reported larger than expected exports in July, even as the USA prepared a new list of products for tariffs.
A geophysicist and volcanologist, Gerst also worked as a volunteer firefighter while in school, according to his ESA biography . Officials have confirmed that six people, including two firefighters and a woman and her two great-grandchildren, have died.
He added that he hoped all shareholders would remain and that all Tesla employees would "remain shareholders of the company". One of the more notable short sellers in Tesla's stock, Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates, commented on Musk's tweet to CNBC .
Several men, believed to be pedophile "clients" of the couple, have also been prosecuted in connection with the case. Christian L. claimed in court that he was the "driving force" behind them, and the mother has not stated a motive.
Karunanidhi entered politics at the age of 14, after being inspired by a speech made by Alagiriswami of the Justice Party in 1932. Stalin, now the public face of the party maintains his father will always be the leader, but he's a Chief Minister in waiting.
Williams has been named for the Boeing programme to the ISS - the first test flight scheduled to take place in the middle of 2019. Boeing's second Starliner launch and first bona-fide NASA mission will send astronauts John Cassada and Suni Williams to the ISS.
Tesla now has a market value around $60 billion, which would make its take-private price tag about $80 billion, Galloway said. The company is now valued at just over $60 billion, with Musk holding an nearly 20 percent stake in the company.
ET, the flight carried communications satellite Merah Putih, which is named for the red and white colors of the Indonesian flag. Its first launch was in May 2018. "The satellite is expected to have a service lifetime of 15 or more years", SpaceX said .
John Kasich , a leading voice in the GOP's shrinking anti-Trump wing, once represented the district in Congress. Once they are tallied, an automatic recount would be triggered if the margin of results is within 0.5 percent.
I knew that you'd be there and you'd be a partner to me - and a teammate. "We are moving in together". Becca said that while the scandal was "a hurdle", the thought of leaving him "never crossed my mind".
Thomas refused medical treatment, according to police. "I'm not trying to die on my bday or go to jail", she wrote. According News12, Hiuyue Zheng is facing charges of assault, menacing, and criminal possession of a weapon.
Bangladeshi news outlets reported that he later visited the families of one of the students killed by the bus to apologize. Activists have also taken to social media in droves to call on local and worldwide media organisations to cover the story.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford rolled out the provincial government's buck-a-beer plan at a brewery early today in Picton, Ont. Starting August 27, the minimum price floor for a bottle or can of beer, below 5.6 per cent alcohol volume, will be $1.00.
Oxfam said more than 20,000 people were in temporary shelters and thousands more were camping out in the open. About 2,700 had left, but several thousand more tourists and hotel employees are waiting to leave, he said.
The Sun add Raiola approached United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in January shortly after Sanchez arrived. And if you don't play to your potential and your agent continues to agitate then that may change'".
Saraki was also expected to meet with Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Daura is however in a closed-door meeting with the Acting President, now holding at the presidential villa in Abuja.
He has also told jurors that he and Manafort knew they were committing crimes for years as part of the offshore payment structure. Gates and Manafort purposely lied to Manafort's accountants, telling them he had no foreign accounts or interests, Gates said.
The image, which showed an Air Canada plane aimed at Toronto's skyline, attracted criticism soon after it was posted. Mr Al Yami said Saudi Arabia conducted all the necessary legal procedures as dictated by its own law.
In a statement to BuzzFeed , Apple confirmed it had also removed Jones' podcast for violating its guidelines on hate speech. YouTube's move comes on the heels of similar actions from other major platforms.