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October 20, 2018 1:55 AM Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the 59-year-old writer has died in what it said was a “fistfight” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul 92

October 15, 2018 8:57 AM Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain’s foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom’s ally Saudi Arabia. Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement last week he is pulling out of the Future Investment Initiative conference 101

October 8, 2018 7:43 AM Missing Saudi journalist once a voice of reform in kingdom

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 file photo, Tawakkol Karman, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2011 holds a picture of missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi as she speaks to journalists near the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Turkey. Khashoggi was a Saudi insider. He rubbed shoulders with the Saudi royal family and supported its efforts to nudge 67

September 29, 2018 8:27 AM Qatar's emir to visit Latin American states

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Latin America on Monday, the state news agency reported on Saturday. Doha is seeking to develop new trade and business partners since a rift last year with its neighbors Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, along with Egypt, resulted in a political and economic boycott 90

August 13, 2018 2:19 PM Tottenham's Son Heung-min arrives in Indonesia for Asian Games with South Korea

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min landed in Indonesia on Monday as he prepares to play for South Korea at the Asian Games. Son will be one of three overage players in the under-23 team. If South Korea win the gold medal, Son will be exempt from 21 months of military service, an obligation he is otherwise expected to start within the next two years 81

July 26, 2018 4:51 PM Factbox: Risks to Middle East oil and gas shipping routes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers, underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the world’s top oil exporting region. Iran, in its row with the United States over sanctions, has also threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz 69

July 22, 2018 1:55 PM 'Do Not Play With the Lion’s Tail.' Iran Warns President Trump Not to Threaten Oil Exports

(Bloomberg) — Iran’s president warned his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump not to threaten the Persian Gulf nation’s oil exports and called for improved relations with its neighbors, including arch-rival Saudi Arabia. Trump is reimposing sanctions on Iran, which ships most of its oil through the Strait of Hormuz, in an effort to squelch the country’s oil sales 54

July 20, 2018 9:14 PM Athletics: Chepkoech shatters world record on fast night in Monaco

MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech obliterated the world record in the women’s 3,000 meters steeplechase by more than eight seconds in a stunning Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Already the fastest in the world this year, Chepkoech, 27, won in a time of eight minutes 44.32 seconds to break the previous record mark of 8 minutes 59

July 10, 2018 4:10 PM US slaps terror designation on Iran-linked group in Bahrain

WASHINGTON – The United States is designating a Shiite militant group in Bahrain as a foreign terrorist organization to ramp up pressure on Iran. In a statement Tuesday, Nathan Sales, the coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department, described the al-Ashtar Brigades as "yet another in a long line of Iranian-sponsored terrorists who kill on behalf 81

June 10, 2018 2:53 AM Sheikha Hala, wife of Bahrain's crown prince, dies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Sheikha Hala bint D'aji Al Khalifa, the wife of Bahrain's crown prince, has died. The state-run Bahrain News Agency announced Sheikha Hala's death early Sunday morning. It offered no details, nor gave her age. Sheikha Hala was married to Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The couple had four children, including their 72