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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 file photo released by Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, and Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, attend the signing of a power-sharing deal between Yemen's internationally recognized government and Yemeni separatists that are backed by the United Arab Emirates, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  (Bandar Aljaloud/Saudi Royal Palace via AP, File)

Leading NGOs boycott Saudi Arabian G20 civil society talks

Jan. 13, 2020 12:22 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Three leading international NGOs announced on Monday they are boycotting meetings that Saudi Arabia is holding with civil society groups ahead of hosting this year's Group of 20 summit, saying participating would lend legitimacy to a kingdom “trying to whitewash its dire human rights...