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January 13, 2019 12:49 PM Secretary of State Pompeo urges Gulf states to heal rift

DOHA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Arab Gulf neighbors had gone on for too long. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member Egypt cut diplomatic, transport and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism and their 116

January 12, 2019 3:27 PM Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen refugee arrives in Canada

A Saudi teenager who fled her family alleging abuse and got stranded at a Bangkok airport has arrived in Canada after being granted asylum there. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting. She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport 114

January 10, 2019 11:06 PM Jim Carrey slams 'tyrant' Trump Saudi's ties in gruesome painting

Jim Carrey continued his social media onslaught against President Trump and his administration on Thursday, tweeting a gruesome drawing of the "tyrant" president with what appeared to be Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and a man having his arm chopped off. (Getty) Jim Carrey continued his social media onslaught against President Trump and his administration 138

January 8, 2019 12:21 PM Asian Cup: Iraq stun Vietnam with late Adnan free kick; Saudi Arabia ease past North Korea

Iraq's Ali Adnan scored with a curling free kick in the final minute as the former champions were twice forced to come from behind to beat Vietnam 3-2 in the Asian Cup on Tuesday, while Saudi Arabia eased to a 4-0 win over North Korea in the later game. Italy-based winger Adnan placed his strike high and to the left of Vietnam goalkeeper Dang Van Lam to give 2007 winners 79

January 8, 2019 5:21 AM Saudi Arabia denies requesting extradition of woman in Thailand: embassy

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Thailand has denied reports that Riyadh had requested the extradition of a young Saudi women seeking asylum in Thailand, the embassy said on Twitter. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, who fled from her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent Thai authorities expelling her, was allowed 81

January 6, 2019 7:05 PM Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

BANGKOK – A Saudi woman is using social media to draw attention to her plight to flee her family, claiming that authorities in Thailand have confiscated her passport and are holding her at an airport hotel room in Bangkok. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, began posting on Twitter late Saturday after Thai authorities stopped her in transit from Kuwait. She claims 102

January 6, 2019 6:52 PM USS Cole bomber died in Yemen air strike

Jamal al-Badawi, the al-Qaeda militant behind the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, died in a US air strike, President Donald Trump has confirmed. "Our great military has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack," Mr Trump said. Seventeen US sailors were killed and at least 40 people were wounded in the attack on the US destroyer 91

January 4, 2019 10:48 AM Trump's Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Syria Will Boost Iran's Fortunes

President Donald Trump’s sudden announcement in December that the U.S. would withdraw troops from Syria came at a time when Washington seemed to finally be developing a strategy to tackle the Syrian conflict that went beyond prioritizing fighting ISIS. It was not Syria that was the focus of this new strategy; it was Iran. While former President Barack 89

January 2, 2019 8:32 PM Hasan Minhaj Responds After Netflix Pulls Episode of His Comedy Show in Saudi Arabia

Hasan Minhaj has spoken out after Netflix removed an episode of his comedy show from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia — and says the move will only make people want to watch it more. After word spread Tuesday that Netflix had, at Saudi Arabia’s request, pulled an episode of Minhaj’s show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, the comedian wrote on Twitter 86

December 25, 2018 1:44 AM Cristiano Ronaldo to be rested vs. Atalanta, Massimiliano Allegri confirms

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be in the starting line-up when Juventus face Atalanta on Wednesday (9 a.m. ET, ESPN+), his coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed. The game will mark the first time Ronaldo has not begun a Serie A game since he joined Juventus in the summer. The 33-year-old has been an ever-present after swapping Real Madrid for Italy and is second 69