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November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 105

November 24, 2018 2:12 PM US, Britain mourn loss of Syrian activists

In this photo undated photo released by the Syrian anti-government activist group Kafranbl News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a portrait of the anti-Syrian government activist Raed Fares, who was also a vocal critic of Islamic militants, killed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, by gunmen with his colleague 186

November 12, 2018 2:49 PM Netherlands resumes visa service in Pakistan after brief halt

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Netherlands resumed visa and passport services in Pakistan on Monday following a brief suspension, denying that its embassy had closed over security concerns after the country gave shelter to the lawyer of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case. Hard-line Islamists in Pakistan have blocked streets and called for the killing of judges 75

November 9, 2018 4:41 PM Suicide car bombers kill at least 22 in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel in Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least 22 people, police said. The militant Islamist group al Shabaab, linked to al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Sahafi, which is near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID). Hotel guards 80

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 69

October 9, 2018 10:53 PM Washington Post wants answers on missing journalist: 'We demand to know the truth'

Saudi Arabia to allow Turkey to search consulate for Jamal Khashoggi; State Department correspondent Rich Edson reports. The Washington Post repeated its demand Tuesday that the governments of Turkey and Saudi Arabia provide information about the whereabouts of contributor Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen since he entered Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul 171

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 60

September 27, 2018 6:14 AM Indonesia blasphemy woman endures cramped cell, bad food

JAKARTA, Indonesia – A rights group says the Indonesian woman imprisoned for blasphemy after complaining about noise from a mosque is sharing a cramped cell with 16 other women and given "terrible" food. Human Rights Watch researcher Andreas Harsono said the ethnic Chinese woman, Meliana, was emotional but tough when he and other supporters visited her in prison 70

August 11, 2018 10:21 AM Jordan says explosive device behind blast that killed policeman

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian police said on Saturday investigations showed a home made explosive device planted near a police van was behind a blast that killed one policeman and injured six others the day before. Police said on Friday a gas canister stored in the van was behind the blast near a gendarmerie parking lot close to the site of a music festival 59

July 30, 2018 8:28 PM Emerging Militant Group Threatens Villages, Gas Projects in Mozambique

Islamists destroy homes, kill hundreds and affect development of $50 billion energy industry PALMA, Mozambique—Cascata Makame only had a few moments to gather her children and a few belongings one night this month as militants raided her village in northern Mozambique, a region home to one of the world’s largest natural gas deposits. As Ms. Makame fled, the attackers 66