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Obama faces criticism by rights bodies after Saudi visit

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US President Barack Obama flew home from Saudi Arabia on Saturday under fire for not doing more to raise human rights concerns on a visit dominated by smoothing policy differences with a longtime ally. 

Saudi women leave a mall after shopping in the capital Riyadh, on March 29, 2014

Obama met a campaigner for the rights of women in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom before leaving on Saturday morning.

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