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'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no on...

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee

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Khashoggi’s fiancée says US must punish Saudi killers The fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi called on the Trump administration and Congress to take action against Saudi Arabia for the murder of the journalist last October in Turkey. Hatice Cengiz, in an op-ed published Wednesday in the New York Times, said tha...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Trump’s response to killing of Saudi journalist She said The Post contributing columnist, who always championed the United States, “would have been most disappointed of all to see the U.S. response.”...
03:34, 05/16/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, has said she could not believe that no one had yet f...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
03:34, 05/21/2019

The world’s most expensive painting is on a Saudi superyacht This Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece may be riding da waves. “Salvator Mundi” — the rare painting whose whereabouts have been shrouded in secrecy since it sold for a record-busting $450 million in 2017 — is being kept on the superya...
06:17, 06/11/2019

World's Most Expensive Painting On Saudi Prince's Yatch: Report Since its sale for a record $450 million, the whereabouts of the "Salvator Mundi," said to be painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has become one of the art world's greatest mysteries....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Fiancee of London Bridge victim ‘had premonition’ of attack Christine Delcros tells inquest she tried to get her partner to turn back from crossing bridgeThe fiancee of the first victim of the London Bridge terror attacks tried to get him to turn back just before they got on to the bridge because she had expe...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
01:34, 06/01/2019

Khashoggi's fiancee attacks Trump for muted response to journalist's slaying The fiancée of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi appeared Thursday on Capitol Hill, where she criticized the United States’ response to the Saudi reporter’s slaying and questioned why more actions have not been taken against his kil...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Indy 500 drivers' wife, fiancee wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancee, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

The Saturday Profile: Khashoggi’s Fiancée Seeks Answers and Justice: ‘It Is a Moral Duty’ Hatice Cengiz was preparing to marry the Saudi dissident when he was murdered in Istanbul. Six months later, she is fighting to keep his case in the public eye....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Sister of Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Tim Tebow's fiancee, dies The younger sister of Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has died. She and fiance Tim Tebow remembered the 13-year-old in social media posts.        ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
02:51, 06/15/2019

Houthi drone attacks in Saudi are 'war crime': Saudi-led coalition in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said it considers this week's drone attacks by Houthis on Saudi oil installations a "war crime", Al Arabiya news channel reported on Thursday....
11:17, 05/16/2019

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering “the forces of darkness and terrorism.”...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat A senior Saudi official denied the authorities posed any threat to prominent Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad al-Baghdadi, who has said the Norwegian security services warned him of a threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage” DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage”...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Energy Minister says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in "a sabotage attack" off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the security of global oil supplies....
06:34, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies....
07:51, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused....
12:17, 06/20/2019

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee says 'nothing has been done' about his killing At an emotional hearing, Hatice Cengiz, Jamal Khashoggi's widow, told lawmakers that 'nothing had been done' about his killing, calling for action        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Rep. Adam Schiff: U.S. not doing enough to protect journalists Eight months after Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, U.S. lawmakers and press freedom advocates renewed calls for justice....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
07:51, 05/07/2019

'Kommersant' Russian journalists quit over censorship Two veteran reporters were fired, and their colleagues on the political desk quit in protest at the 'Kommersant' business newspaper. The billionaire owner apparently disapproved of an article....
22:00, 05/20/2019

The Best Way For Jeffrey Goldberg To Help Diverse Journalists Would Be To Quit His Job On Thursday, Nieman Lab published a friendly discussion with The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the magazine’s recently-promoted executive editor Adrienne LaFance, in which they addressed the great progress The Atlantic has made in a...
03:51, 06/08/2019

Chelsea Manning: Trump administration ‘clearly’ wants to go after journalists Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning on Sunday accused the Trump administration of “clearly” wanting to go after journalists by using the FBI and Department of Justice....
12:00, 05/13/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Al Jazeera Suspends Two Journalists Over Holocaust Video Al Jazeera announced the suspension Sunday of two journalists over a video that reportedly claimed the extent of the Holocaust was deliberately misrepresented by Jews. The Qatari broadcaster said in a statement that the offending clip and accompanyin...
08:17, 05/20/2019

After Leh Journalists' Bribe Claim, CCTV Clip Emerges. BJP Says Will Sue After a group of journalists in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh accused the BJP of "trying to bribe reporters for favourable coverage" to influence the national election, a video has emerged of envelopes......
11:17, 05/08/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
10:17, 05/07/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Man who threatened Boston Globe journalists pleads guilty A California man who threatened to kill employees of The Boston Globe after the newspaper called on media organizations nationwide to denounce President Trump's attacks on the media has pleaded guilty....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Foreign Pressure on Myanmar Prompted Journalists' Release Myanmar’s concern that its global standing was being tarnished prompted the government to release two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists from prison, officials said Tuesday, following an international campaign on their behalf....
03:17, 05/08/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release....
07:17, 05/08/2019

Champions of free speech: Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are Burmese journalists who were imprisoned for more than 500 days for their reporting of a Rohingya massacre. They are two of Deutsche Welle's champions of free speech....
14:17, 05/07/2019

UN office hails Myanmar journalists’ release, with a caveat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office is praising the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from prison in Myanmar, but says a “very dire situation” remains for freedom of expression in the Asian country. Rights offi...
15:17, 05/07/2019

More Journalists Are Being Killed, Arrested and Assaulted as Authoritarianism Spreads Myanmar, nudged by the conscience of the world, recently released two Reuters journalists imprisoned for more than 500 days – good news in what otherwise has been a dismal period for media freedom. The 2019 Press Freedom Index by Reporters With...
04:34, 06/05/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
14:17, 05/08/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
06:51, 05/31/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
07:34, 05/21/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Indict Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
01:34, 06/14/2019

How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics | Carey Gillam Monsanto’s own emails and documents reveal a disinformation campaign to hide its weedkiller’s possible links to cancerOver the past year, evidence of Monsanto’s deceptive efforts to defend the safety of its top-selling Roundup herbicide have been lai...
07:17, 06/02/2019

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating as media organizations demand that police protect them and give them space to work after a radio reporter was killed...
19:51, 06/11/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
22:34, 05/03/2019

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook Invites Journalists to See New 'War Room,' Won't Let Them Ask Workers Questions Facebook, the social media giant that helped enable genocide and yet is still allowed to exist for some reason, had a big public relations push this weekend. And if the news stories that came out are giving you a sense of deja vu, you’re not alone.Re...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'offensive' Holocaust report Images of the persecution of Jews accompanied narration asking ‘why is there a focus only on them?’Al-Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced that claimed the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews.The...
05:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Al-Jazeera fires two journalists over 'Holocaust denying' video The Qatari broadcaster has come under fire for a controversial video about the Holocaust. The Israeli Foreign Ministry said it represented "the worst kind of pernicious evil."...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Minneapolis to pay $20M to family of 911 caller slain by cop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis is paying $20 million to settle a lawsuit over a police officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911 to report a possible crime. Mayor Jacob Frey announce...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Ugandan journalists reassigned after government upset by opposition coverage More than a dozen Ugandan media outlets said on Tuesday that they will reassign senior journalists in response to government complaints over coverage of opposition lawmaker and pop star Bobi Wine, prompting criticism that media freedoms are under att...
21:51, 05/07/2019

Qatari Broadcaster Al Jazeera Suspends Journalists Over Holocaust Report Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced claiming the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews....
03:34, 05/21/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting on the “natural world” of dolphins, polar bears,...
16:51, 06/18/2019

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
21:51, 05/28/2019

'Colombia's sliding backwards': journalists face hundreds of attacks Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jineth Bedoya’s voice still cracks when she describes the day she was brutally attacked while carrying o...
12:17, 06/16/2019

Freeland says Canada ‘closely following’ reports of attacks on Russian journalists Prominent Russian investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was beaten and kept in custody for 12 hours without a lawyer after he was stopped by police in Moscow last Thursday, according to his lawyer...
07:17, 06/11/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Noida TV Channel Journalists Granted Bail in Defamation Case Three journalists of a Noida-based TV news channel, who were arrested for allegedly airing defamatory content against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, were granted bail in the defamation......
16:34, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Press freedom eludes Myanmar despite journalists' release The release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar is a joyous occasion, but the presidential pardon does not mean that press freedom has been established in the Southeast Asian country, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Al Jazeera suspends journalists over anti-Semitic Holocaust video Al Jazeera on Sunday suspended two journalists over a video that accused Jewish people of exploiting the Holocaust — and Israel of being the genocide’s “greatest beneficiary.” The viral clip, posted Friday by the broadcaster’s...
06:17, 05/20/2019

Journalists quit Russia's leading business daily over report Leading journalists at Russia's main business daily newspaper say they have been forced to quit over an article that predicted the resignation of the speaker of the country's upper house of parliament....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Omar Abdullah Seeks Action Against BJP In Journalists Bribery Case In Leh National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said action must be taken in the alleged bribery of journalists by BJP leaders in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir....
16:34, 05/08/2019

Myanmar can start new chapter after freeing Reuters journalists: UK's Hunt Britain welcomed Myanmar's release of two Reuters journalists on Tuesday after more than 500 days in jail, a step that Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said could open a new chapter in relations....
21:51, 05/07/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending a press conference with BJP president Amit Shah, talked about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Trump, press secretary appear at rally, skip journalists' event President Donald Trump and his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, skipped a journalists' event in Washington, D.C., in favor of a friendly crowd at a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wis....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Woman slain at synagogue was trying to protect rabbi A 60-year-old woman killed at a Jewish Orthodox synagogue near San Diego jumped between the shooter and the rabbi to protect the clergy member from further injuries, a friend said....
21:00, 04/28/2019

50 trombones given out to honor slain Parkland student PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Fifty special trombones have been given out to band students throughout Florida in honor of a teenager who died in the Parkland high school shooting. The South Florida SunSentinel reports that $50,000 worth of the instruments we...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Parents of slain boy agree to give up custody of other son An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez, was on life support since the grisly April incident that left him with severe brain damage. “It is ...
17:17, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Investigator: Slain officer was shot from behind BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Mississippi police officer (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A man accused of killing a Mississippi police officer walked up behind him in the police station parking lot and shot him several times in the...
23:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Slain police officer on job for just 6 months SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A Sacramento officer killed during a domestic violence call had been on the police force for just six months. The Sacramento Police Depart...
20:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Slain Sacramento policewoman was ambushed SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that killed a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 11 p.m. Sacramento police say a rookie officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviv...
08:00, 06/22/2019

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson tells WLOX-TV both men were arrested Wednesday on charges of accessory after ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Kim Jong Un's Slain Half Brother Was a CIA Source Kim Jong Nam, who was killed in Malaysia in February 2017, was a Central Intelligence Agency source who met on several occasions with agency operatives, a person knowledgeable about the matter said....
09:17, 06/11/2019

Family remembers teen slain day after HS graduation TUCSON – The family of a local teenager shot and killed the day after graduating from high school is speaking out. Julian Zepeda, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in a crashed car near the Las Villas de Kino apartment complex Friday morning. H...
17:17, 05/27/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate as one man slaughtered a sheep....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Mom of slain children asks for mercy on ex-husband The mother of five children who were killed by their father stunned a South Carolina courtroom Tuesday by asking the jury to spare her ex-husband's life. (June 12)        ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Thousands at UNCC honor slain classmates Thousands gathered inside an arena on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus on Wednesday to honor the victims of Tuesday's shooting that killed two students and injured four others. (May 2)        ...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been pardoned and rele...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Journalists, Calls PM Modi "Coward" Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday pushed aside a microphone, made fists and used an expletive at reporters who questioned him about his "neech" (vile) jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
06:00, 05/15/2019

ABC journalists call on news chief to explain why Adani story was pulled Staff urge management to defend public broadcaster amid allegations of editorial interference by mining giantABC journalists have condemned alleged editorial interference by Adani and called on the news director, Gaven Morris, to explain why a story ...
15:51, 06/04/2019

Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Amnesty urges Yemen's Houthis to free 10 journalists held for spying Amnesty International called on Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, to free 10 journalists held for nearly four years on what the rights group described as trumped-up spying charges....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
04:51, 06/12/2019

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a...
00:17, 05/30/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by developers. Sniper 3D Assassin, which is available on iPads and cell phones, had a mission dubbed “...
21:17, 05/20/2019

Journalists in jail? Australia weighs implications of police raids on media Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said on Thursday, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organizations....
09:00, 06/06/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a year....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Ugandan government clamps down on journalists for reporting on Bobi Wine case Uganda's communications commission has suspended over 30 journalists for their roles in reporting about the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. He faces trial for staging a protest and has since been released on bail....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Stepson of slain KKK leader found guilty of manslaughter The stepson of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader who was fatally shot two years ago has been found guilty of manslaughter, abandonment of a corpse and other crimes....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Mourners line up before funeral of slain Mississippi officer BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mourners are lining up to pay their respects to a Mississippi police officer who was gunned down outside a police station. A funeral was scheduled Monday for Biloxi patrolman Robert McKeithen, who died May 5. Mississippi Lt. Gov....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Slain Sacramento officer remembered at graduation ceremony SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Newly minted Sacramento police officers have honored a rookie who was gunned down while helping a woman leave an abusive home. A moment of silence opened Thursday night’s graduation ceremony for nearly 60 police academ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Slain son's ATM records may help track down killers, grieving California dad says The father of a California man who was killed while vacationing in Mexico last year recently spotted a potential clue that could help investigators locate his son's killers....
15:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Slain police officer called a ‘man of integrity’ BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a police officer killed in Mississippi (all times local): 3:35 p.m. One of Mississippi’s top elected officials says a police officer killed on duty was “a man of integrity” who prote...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
17:51, 06/22/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Four arrested in probe of slain journalist Lyra McKee LONDON — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males ages 15, 18, 38 and 51 were arrest...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Community raising money for funeral of slain teen TUCSON-The local community gathered for a car wash on Saturday to raise money for the family of a slain Tucson teenager. The car wash, held off Irvington Road and I-10, was for 18-year-old Julian Zepeda. According to police, Zepeda was shot and kille...
06:51, 06/02/2019

Kutcher testifies about knocking on slain woman’s door LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashton Kutcher has testified at a Los Angeles murder trial that he went to pick up a woman to go out for drinks on a night in 2001 and left when she didn’t answer her door, only to learn the next day she had been killed. The ...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Police: Revenge note left on slain Va. man was misdirection HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a note left on the body of a slain man was an attempt to misdirect investigators. The Washington Post reports recently unsealed search warrants have shed light on the slaying of 40-year-old Alexander Alfaro ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandfather was not a resident of the state. Judge David...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Mom of 5 slain children sobs on stand at ex-husband’s trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The mother of five slain children fell into heaving sobs during the death penalty trial of her ex-husband. Amber Kyzer frequently wiped away tears during her hour of testimony Monday at the Lexington County Courthouse. When a pr...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit over slain millionaire's residency A judge in New Hampshire dismissed a lawsuit Friday against a man relatives say killed his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandmother was not a resident of the state....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Wife of slain Milwaukee officer reveals she’s pregnant MILWAUKEE (AP) — The wife of a Milwaukee police officer who was shot to death while serving a search warrant has revealed she’s pregnant. Police say Caroline Rittner found out three days after her husband’s funeral that she is going to ha...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Mom and daughter were slain inside Bronx apartment: cops Police on Tuesday officially announced that the 10-year-old girl and her mother found dead in The Bronx over the weekend were slain. Linda Manigault, 34, and 10-year-old Heaven Ross were killed inside their third-floor apartment near East 181st Stree...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungeka...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more ass...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Samantha Bee has barbs for Trump and gratitude for journalists at ‘Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’ The alternative White House correspondents' dinner featured a robot version of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a sensual, slow-jam ode to the Gray Lady and Robert De Niro calling the president “a relentless, unrepentant scumbag."...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Maya Rudolph Tells Obnoxious Hypothetical Journalists to ''Suck My D--k'' on Busy Tonight The women of Wine Country have been making great content for decades. So it's pretty bizarre that some journalists still start interviews with Maya Rudolph and say, "Well,......
23:51, 05/14/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was ripped from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...
06:34, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Slain girl remembered as kind, nature-loving LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a funeral for a 5-year-old girl who police say was killed by her uncle (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A 5-year-old girl who was killed last month has been remembered as a kind, patient child who loved walking barefoot t...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Parents of slain drug informant to appeal lawsuit dismissal The attorney for the parents of a North Dakota college student found dead after becoming an informant to drug investigators plan to appeal a judge's dismissal of their wrongful death lawsuit....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Slain servicemember mom gushed about dreams coming true in video The Russian-born US Air National Guard member found bludgeoned to death near the bodies of her two young children on Staten Island was a budding vocalist who never missed a chance to gush about becoming a US citizen and serving her country, according...
21:00, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Slain CIA officer’s daughter slams Lindh release TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on John Walker Lindh’s release from prison (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The daughter of a CIA officer killed in Afghanistan after interrogating John Walker Lindh in 2001 wrote President Donald Trump urging h...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Family remembers teen slain day after high school graduation TUCSON- The family of a local teenager shot and killed the day after graduating from high school is speaking out. Julian Zepeda, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in a crashed car near the Las Villas de Kino apartment complex Friday morning. He was t...
05:51, 05/27/2019

Touching military service held for slain UNC Charlotte hero Hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday for a service with military honors that was held for slain UNC Charlotte student hero Riley Howell. Friends and relatives remembered the 21-year-old Howell as a generous and goofy “Star Wars”-loving fr...
01:34, 05/06/2019

9 relatives slain in Nepal mountain village, girl injured KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say nine people in two families were slain by masked assailants in their homes at night in a remote mountain village in Nepal. Government administrator Murari Wasti said the bodies were found Tuesday morning by neigh...
10:51, 05/21/2019

California synagogue honors woman slain in gunman’s attack POWAY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll — the holiest object in Judaism — to the slain woman. The handwritten Biblical scroll was dedicated Wed...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Police: Pregnant woman slain; baby cut from womb still alive A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Boyfriend of slain Staten Island servicewoman arrested for murder A Staten Island airman has been arrested for the grisly triple homicide of his National Guard girlfriend and their two young sons, police announced Sunday. Cops charged Shane Walker, 36 with murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal possession of a we...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Brother of slain teen says accused killers smiled at him in court The gangbangers accused of killing Bronx teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in cold blood mocked the dead boy’s family during the first day of their murder trial Monday, according to the victim’s brother. Junior’s sibling Manny Ortiz, 31, said...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would requi...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Student tackled campus gunman, slain while saving lives CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others’ lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday. Riley Howell, 21, was among students gathered for end-of-year pr...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Family of slain woman's baby asks hospital about protocols The family of the baby cut from his mother's womb after she was strangled is asking the suburban Chicago hospital why authorities weren't immediately notified when staffers realized another woman claiming to be the mother was lying....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Family: Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb has died CHICAGO (AP) — Spokeswomen for the family of a slain Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb with a butcher knife says the infant boy has died. Family spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed a family statement posted on Facebook that 19-year-old ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Mexico president vows justice in slain journalist case Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the killings of journalists in Mexico will not go unpunished and he has told the son of a slain reporter that he has arranged for him to meet with the federal attorney general...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Police: Slain woman had 2 husbands, including African actor GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Police say a woman who was recently shot and killed in a brazen attack outside Washington was married to two men. One of them is a well-known actor from west Africa. The other is in prison in the U.S. for drug trafficking. WJLA-...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Alabama police capture suspect; 1 officer slain, 2 wounded A man opened fire on police responding to a call about a domestic disturbance in an Alabama mobile home park, killing one officer and wounding two others, authorities said Monday....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Slain Staten Island mom was service member naturalized by Obama “She was a beautiful person,” said a distraught female pal, one of a dozen emotional friends and colleagues, some in military fatigues, who came to the scene to pay their respects....
05:17, 06/23/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and tw...
13:00, 05/27/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy, functioning democracy."...
02:51, 06/15/2019

Al Jazeera suspends journalists over Holocaust denial video suggesting Zionists blew it ‘out of proportion’ Al Jazeera Media Network suspended two journalists on Saturday over a video that claimed the Zionist movement benefited from the Holocaust and Jewish people “exaggerated” the outcome....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was...
14:17, 05/24/2019

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
04:34, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
03:17, 06/02/2019

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
17:51, 06/11/2019

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte student Riley Howell was awarded the Civilian Medal o...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Funeral held for slain 5-year-old Utah girl ‘Lizzy’ Shelley A funeral was held Tuesday for the 5-year-old girl from Utah who authorities say was kidnapped and murdered by her uncle. Little Elizabeth “Lizzy” Shelley was laid to rest in a small white coffin covered with rainbow butterflies in a somber ceremony ...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Parents of slain Oklahoma teen suing city, police officers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The parents of a black teenager who was naked and unarmed when he was fatally shot by suburban Oklahoma City police have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and the two officers involved in the shooting. Police say 17-y...
19:51, 05/30/2019

John Calipari makes dream come true for family of slain teen Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari sent a signed jersey and scholarship offer to the family of slain West Memphis teen Taylon Vail.        ...
18:34, 05/28/2019

Woman accused of cutting baby from slain teen recently lost son The woman who allegedly slaughtered a pregnant teen and ripped the baby from her womb had recently lost an adult son and showed pictures of the man to her victim as she strangled the girl to death, prosecutors said on Friday. The possible motive emer...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Mom of slain New York girl pleads for justice as killer granted parole The mother of a 16-year-old New York girl who was raped and murdered in 1980 is pleading for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to intervene after her daughter’s killer won parole. Lois Bohovesky, whose daughter Paula was stabbed to death as she walked home fro...
20:51, 06/05/2019

Lawyer helping slain Chinese scholar’s family follow trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese family attending the U.S. trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with killing their daughter says he has been explaining to them how the American justice system works. Wednesday is the third d...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Mother of Slain Teen Trayvon Martin Is Running for Office in Miami (MIAMI) — A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami. The Miami Herald reports Sybrina Fulton will be entering the race to join the 13-member board of ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Minneapolis to pay $20 million settlement to family of 911 caller slain by police officer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis to pay $20 million settlement to family of 911 caller slain by police officer....
21:17, 05/03/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by tackling the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top law enforcement official said on Wednesday....
04:34, 05/02/2019

Father of CIA officer slain after 9/11 calls for Trump to block release of 'American Taliban' The father of CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, the first American to be killed in action after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has blasted the scheduled release this month of John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban who was part of a prison upri...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Ashton Kutcher 'freaking out' after date found slain, Los Angeles court told Actor Ashton Kutcher told a Los Angeles jury on Wednesday that he was "freaking out" after learning that a young woman was found dead in Hollywood the day after he called at her home for a date....
02:34, 05/30/2019

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
04:51, 06/13/2019

Money from Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled's new song, "Higher," will go to slain rapper's kids The marathon continues, DJ Khaled says, announcing on Instagram that his upcoming album will include a track with Nipsey Hussle and that all the money from the song will go to the slain rapper's children....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tam...
06:17, 06/18/2019

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott offers to pay for funeral of slain 14-year-old football star Ezekiel Elliott has offered to cover funeral expenses for a slain teen football standout who lived near his hometown of St. Louis.        ...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Mom of Slain Sex Trafficked Teen Cries Out for Justice—and Gets It; Judge Slaps Pimp With 32 Years in Prison The pimp who tricked out a 16-year-old girl before she was strangled, her throat slashed and her body discarded in a garage allegedly by a man he set her up with, was sentenced Tuesday to 32 years in prison....
11:34, 06/05/2019

Drama in court as SC mother of 5 slain children sobs during ex-husband's death penalty trial A dramatic scene unfolded in a South Carolina courtroom on Monday where a teary-eyed mother testified at the death penalty trial of her ex-husband, who is charged with killing their five children in a blind rage....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Howard Stern's wife Beth writes note to slain rescue dog: 'My heart is broken' Animal lover Beth Ostrosky Stern penned a heart-rending Instagram post Thursday to the rescue dog that prosecutors say was beaten to death on Long Island, telling the tragic pooch, “What happened to you was unimaginable.”...
16:34, 05/17/2019

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
04:17, 06/11/2019

Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar....
01:51, 05/20/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in murder trial about knocking on slain woman's door Ashton Kutcher said he told detectives the next day he knew his fingerprints were on the door and he was "freaking out."        ...
22:34, 05/29/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top police official said on Wednesday....
22:51, 05/01/2019

Giants' pick who was shot, Corey Ballentine, posts message for slain friend and teammate Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine posted a message on social media on Monday for Dwane Simmons, his Washburn teammate who was killed on Sunday.        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

DJ Khaled releasing song with Nipsey Hussle, donating proceeds to slain rapper's children DJ Khaled announced that he will release a single with Nipsey Hussle called "Higher." All proceeds will be donated to the slain rapper's two children.        ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

California chief praises cop allegedly slain by illegal immigrant, hits lawmakers who make it 'more difficult’ The police chief of a tiny California department that lost an officer the day after Christmas when he was killed after stopping an illegal immigrant suspected of driving drunk took a swipe at lawmakers Monday during a ceremony to pay respects to peac...
20:51, 05/07/2019

Hospital didn’t alert cops in case of baby ripped from slain mom’s womb, authorities allege CHICAGO — Police and Illinois’ child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn’t alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she cla...
17:51, 05/19/2019

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student Knox was previously convicted of killing in 2007....
20:51, 06/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
23:34, 05/07/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Coach: Football field was 'piece of heaven' for slain player Hundreds gathered in Kansas to remember a Washburn University football player who was killed in a shooting that also wounded a friend who had been drafted hours earlier by the New York Giants        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

North Korean Leader's Slain Half Brother Met With South Korean Intelligence Kim Jong Nam had been in touch with the security services of several Asian countries, including South Korea, China and Japan, in addition to the CIA, relationships he sought as a way to protect his family and obtain money....
22:34, 06/11/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies he knocked on slain woman's door: 'I was freaking out' Ashton Kutcher testified about the night in 2001 he went to pick up his date, Ashley Ellerin, only to learn the next day that she had been killed.        ...
00:51, 05/30/2019

Hunter who faced backlash for posing with slain giraffe says it was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
00:34, 06/08/2019

After backlash for slain giraffe photo, hunter says animal was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
19:34, 06/08/2019

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some traveling — on an epic scale. Over the course of 18 months, the now 24-year-old visited every country ...
02:17, 06/21/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
22:34, 06/13/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
10:51, 06/19/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
18:17, 04/28/2019

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
13:17, 05/30/2019

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
23:51, 06/14/2019

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
07:17, 06/08/2019

Why Foreigners Will Buy Saudi Stocks, Like It or Not Four years after Saudi Arabia first let foreigners into its stock market, many overseas investors will soon have little choice. That’s because MSCI Inc., the U.S.-based index compiler, is about to classify the kingdom as an emerging market, meaning s...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Garcia apologises for Saudi tantrum "Former US Masters champion Sergio Garcia has apologised for his disqualification from the Saudi International earlier this month and said he let his emotions get the better of him."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and said it was an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran....
14:51, 05/13/2019

New Saudi club to open with Ne-Yo, but alcohol still a no-no DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A popular Mideast nightclub is opening a branch in Saudi Arabia in the latest sign of how far the kingdom has loosened restrictions on entertainment in recent years. But in line with the country’s Islamic laws...
16:17, 06/13/2019

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayS...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia Barrels Into the Gas Business Saudi Arabia’s deal to buy American natural gas is part of a decadelong $160 billion plan to build up its gas assets, as the oil-rich kingdom’s demand for new energy is projected to soar beyond its capacity....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company NEW YORK (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Arabian Oil Co., also known as Aramco, said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Iran oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea off Saudi coast An Iranian oil tanker carrying over 1 million barrels of fuel oil suffered a malfunction in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, authorities said....
11:17, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast ...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Man who impersonated Saudi prince to steal gets 18 years MIAMI (AP) — A man who impersonated a Saudi prince to con investors and live a lavish lifestyle has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Anthony Gignac received the sentence Friday in Miami for stealing at least $8 million while impersonating Sultan...
18:17, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Saudi says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on alleged sabotage of ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says two Saudi oil tankers were targeted in a “sabotage attac...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Energy Conundrum Deepens With Gas Deal Saudi Arabia has finally found a deal that makes sense. After forays into Uber and WeWork, state-controlled oil giant Saudi Aramco has lined up a deal to buy liquefied natural gas from U.S. utility Sempra Energy....
15:34, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength' Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a senior official said on Sunday....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Leonardo masterpiece 'being kept on Saudi prince's yacht' Report of Salvator Mundi’s whereabouts confirms trend for great artworks to be displayed aboard billionaires’ superyachtsThe world’s most expensive artwork – Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi – has reportedly been installed on Saudi crow...
14:51, 06/11/2019

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
20:00, 06/03/2019

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Attacked Its Oil Pipelines (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone atta...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
11:00, 06/16/2019

Don't Want To Lose Saudi, They Buy A Lot, Says Donald Trump: Report US President Donald Trump reinforced his support for Saudi Arabia on Saturday during a rally at Green Bay in Wisconsin, saying that he wouldn't want to "lose" the ally that has purchased goods worth......
00:00, 04/29/2019

Oil prices rebound on Saudi supply reassurances Oil prices rebounded from last week's heavy losses on Monday after reassurances over production from top oil exporter Saudi Arabia, the de-facto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Saudi Arabia will defend itself 'with all force' but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself "with all force and determination." It comes amid a recent spike in tensions with regional rival Iran....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Official says Pakistan to get Saudi oil on credit as of July ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the much-anticipated Saudi oil will start flowing to Islamabad as of July, with payments deferred for three years. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says the buy-now-pay-later deal with the kingdom, reached last October, ...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region. But simmering nearby is another rapid militarizat...
16:34, 06/08/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday....
04:17, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil producers want to reduce inventories Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but his country would remain responsive to the needs of what he called a fragile market....
21:34, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier this week amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.     &...
15:00, 05/14/2019

'What they did to me was so horrific': brutal silencing of a Saudi feminist To the outside world, Loujain al-Hathloul is regarded as one of the most influential women on the planet – but in her own country, she is seen as a threat who must be stoppedLoujain al-Hathloul always likes to ask questions, her brother Walid says. “...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude prices stable....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Houthi rebels attack Saudi oil pipeline A Saudi minister says that a crude oil pipeline in Riyadh province has been attacked by Yemeni drones. The attack follows Saudi claims of sabotage attempts on two of its oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates....
21:17, 05/14/2019

"Jamal Would Have Been Disappointed... ": Killed Saudi Journalist's Fiance The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi criticized the U.S. response to his killing on Wednesday, saying that the Trump administration has failed to uphold American values by allowing......
12:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Koepka tells Garcia to 'grow up' after Saudi meltdown "Three-times major champion Brooks Koepka has publicly rebuked Sergio Garcia for a temper tantrum at the European Tour\u0027s Saudi International on Saturday, and says it is time for the Spaniard to \"grow up\"."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

As Saudi society liberalizes, it reckons with hardline past The Islamist takeover of Mecca's Grand Mosque in 1979 has been turned into a television drama, spotlighting a controversial narrative Saudi Arabia is using to support social changes once deemed un-Islamic....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
10:00, 06/16/2019

Hyderabad Man Rescued From Saudi Arabia, Thanks Sushma Swaraj Hafez Mohammed Bahauddin, a Hyderabad resident thanked External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and Indian Embassy officials for rescuing and sending him back to India from Saudi Arabia on......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Saudi Says Does Not Want War With Iran, Calls For Urgent Arab Talks Saudi Arabia has called for emergency regional talks to discuss mounting Gulf tensions, saying Sunday that it does not want war with Iran but is ready to defend itself....
23:34, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia: Oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack' Two oil tankers sustained "significant damage" in an incident off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to the Saudi energy minister. Officials did not say who was behind the alleged sabotage....
07:17, 05/13/2019

Saudi Oil Tankers Attacked Before Entering Persian Gulf Two Saudi Arabian oil tankers suffered significant damage in an attack over the weekend near the Strait of Hormuz, the kingdom’s energy minister said, amid heightened military tensions in the Persian Gulf....
09:00, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: Saudi Arabia says oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said two of its oil tankers were damaged in "sabotage attacks" in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran....
13:17, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pick up Saudi oil to take to the U.S....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launches air strikes on Sanaa The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday, after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations....
11:17, 05/16/2019

Saudi minister questions neutrality of U.N. report on Khashoggi Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday challenged the neutrality of a U.N. rapporteur's report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi which called for an investigation of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Women Use Wedding Contracts To Assert Right To Drive Saudi salesman Majd had just begun his wedding preparations when his fiancee sought to enshrine in their marriage contract a condition already guaranteed by law -- her right to drive....
06:17, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist’s allegation he’s a target DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia. Responding to a que...
15:17, 05/19/2019

Saudi Sisters Who Fled To Georgia Granted "New Home" Two Saudi sisters who fled to Georgia saying they feared being killed if they returned home posted on social media Tuesday that they have now obtained Georgian passports and are moving to a third......
22:00, 05/07/2019

| CIA warns Khashoggi associates about threats from Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services have warned friends and colleagues of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that their continuation of pro-democracy work has made them targets of potential retaliation from Saudi Arabia....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Saudi Arabia approves permanent residency for first time The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriates, allowing them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside with their families without a Saudi sponsor....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, part of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
02:00, 06/24/2019

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
02:17, 06/16/2019

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spoke...
13:51, 06/18/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Stations Attacked By Armed Drones Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that attacks on two of its oil tankers and a major pipeline targeted not only its own security but that of the world's supplies....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He was 10 The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law....
22:17, 06/09/2019

Saudi crown prince says does not want regional war: Asharq al-Awsat Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said the kingdom does not want a war in the region but would not hesitate to deal with any threat to its vital interests, amid heightened tensions with rival Iran, Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsat ...
02:17, 06/16/2019

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
16:51, 06/12/2019

850 Indians Freed From Saudi Jails On My Request: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan....
13:51, 05/05/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
12:17, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Yemenis report Saudi-led coalition airstrikes DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Residents in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa are saying...
08:51, 05/16/2019

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that he described as a "dirty war"....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Saudi forces kill 8 in shootout in mostly Shiite town Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says 8 alleged terrorists were killed in shootout with security forces in the predominantly Shiite eastern region of Qatif...
10:00, 05/12/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist's allegation he's a target A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Nevada judge asked for sentencing do-over for Saudi inmate LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge is being asked for a sentencing do-over for a 30-year-old former Saudi Arabian air force sergeant serving 35 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Ye...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests. In his first public ...
10:17, 06/16/2019

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Millions of locusts invade city in Saudi Arabia A huge swarm of ravenous locusts has been caught on film completely blanketing the skies over a Saudi Arabian city. The deluge of biblical bugs – which numbered in the tens of millions – descended on Najran at the weekend. Creepy online v...
12:00, 05/02/2019

The CIA Sent Warnings to at Least 3 Khashoggi Associates About New Threats From Saudi Arabia The CIA and foreign security services are warning friends and colleagues of Jamal Khashoggi that their efforts to continue the pro-democracy work of the slain Saudi journalist has made them and their families the targets of potential retaliation from...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran....
02:51, 05/14/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged in ‘sabotage attack’ Two Saudi oil tankers — one of which was bound for the US — were targeted early Monday in a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to kingdom officials. The ships sustained “significant damage,”...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX 'imminent': CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia assists Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea, no injuries Saudi Arabia's coast guard assisted an Iranian oil tanker with engine trouble off the coast of Jeddah in the Red Sea after Riyadh received a request for help from Iran, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Saudi teenager arrested at 13 spared from execution, source says Murtaja Qureiris, the 18-year-old who had been facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, has been spared execution and sentenced to 12 years in prison, according to a source familiar with the matter....
15:17, 06/16/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
12:17, 05/03/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they hit Saudi power station with missile Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis struck a power station in Saudi Arabia's al-Shuqaiq city, in the southern province of Jizan, with a cruise missile, their Al Masirah TV said on Wednesday, but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi authorities....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
01:34, 06/08/2019

Saudi Arabia claims oil pipeline was attacked by drones Saudi Araba said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a coordinated drone attack on the Sunni power. The assaults marked th...
14:34, 05/14/2019

| Palestinians break with Saudi Eid date for first time in years The Palestinians will begin the Eid festivities on a different day to Saudi Arabia for the first time since at least 1994 due to differences in the sighting of the moon, leading some to question why....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
14:34, 06/16/2019

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
06:51, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attacks The United Arab Emirates said a total of four ships had been targeted. Tensions with Iran are running high, but Emirati and Saudi officials did not say who was to blame....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
11:51, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaign in Yemen....
18:17, 05/01/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit...
16:51, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of fuel oil and might be leaking. ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Oil traders eye Saudi Arabia's response in a critical juncture for crude Renewed U.S. efforts to curb Iranian output, escalating tensions in Libya, supply outages in Nigeria and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela have created a complex and uncertain outlook for crude....
09:00, 04/30/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner İyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the country under asylum protection is facing a potential threat from Saudi Arabia, the Gua...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost its Airbus A320neo fleet Saudi Arabian Airlines has decided to expand its order of the existing Airbus A320neo family of planes from 35 to as many as 100, including 35 options, the companies said....
13:34, 06/18/2019

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and thr...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says oil stocks still building, but OPEC to act if needed Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs, but that he was not sure there is an oil shortage with data, particularly from the United States, still showing inventories buildi...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Saudi-Led Airstrikes Target Yemeni Rebels After Drone Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed areas held by Iran-allied rebels in Yemen as Saudi officials accused Tehran of ordering the group to stage an attack on its facilities this week....
21:17, 05/16/2019

OPEC, Saudi Officials Haven't Spoken With Trump About Oil Prices President Trump hasn’t spoken over the phone with the OPEC secretary-general or with the Saudi energy minister in an effort to seek lower oil prices, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Trump told reporters he called OPEC....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Oil Steadies As Investors Weigh Recession Risk Against Saudi Assurance Rising U.S. inventories and relative calm in the Middle East over the last week or so are countering the likelihood that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied producers will......
18:34, 06/04/2019

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
08:51, 06/20/2019

UK sold £11.5m of arms to Saudi Arabia in months after Khashoggi murder The British government licenced the sale of almost £11.5m worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia in the three months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sky News has learnt....
07:00, 05/17/2019

"Nothing New": Saudi Arabia Rebuffs Report on Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable......
08:51, 06/20/2019

Saudi GDP could surprise on the upside, higher budget deficit seen in 2019 - IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that Saudi Arabia's economic growth in 2019 may be slightly higher than its earlier 1.8 percent forecast as the non-oil sector is expanding faster than the wider economy, a senior official said....
09:17, 04/29/2019

Oil rises 1.5% as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC deal extension Oil prices rose on Friday, climbing further from five-month lows hit this week, after Saudi Arabia said OPEC was close to agreeing to extend an output production cut beyond June....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan ...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia in first of 5-nation swing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to meet with King Salman and discuss confronting Iran in the first of a five-nation tour by the United States' chief diplomat....
21:34, 06/24/2019

| Saudi warns Iran over Yemeni rebel airport attack Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "grave consequences"....
06:51, 06/14/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Saudi newspaper calls for US to launch ‘surgical strikes’ on Iran A state-aligned Saudi newspaper on Thursday called for the US to launch “surgical” strikes on Iran, which Riyadh is blaming for a drone attack by Yemeni rebels. In an editorial published in English, the Arab News argued that after incidents this week...
21:34, 05/16/2019

First Formula E night race in Saudi Arabia a "possibility" for 2019 Alejandro Agag has confirmed that a night-time season-opening Saudi Arabian race is "a possibility" for the 2019/20 Formula E championship, but only if the extra required power is also renewable...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. A statement late Tuesday from a spokesman f...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Pompeo did not discuss Khashoggi murder with Saudi king, official says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not discuss the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he met with Saudi Arabia's king on Monday, a senior State Department official told journalists traveling with him in the region....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia says seeking to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
12:00, 05/25/2019

Saudi Vice Minister of Defense says Houthis are Iranian 'tool' Saudi Arabia's Vice Minister of Defense Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet on Thursday that the Houthi attacks against Aramco's facilities showed that the group was an Iranian tool which Tehran used to implement its agenda in the region....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
06:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Saudi-Led Warplanes Pound Yemen Rebels After Pipeline Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Yemeni rebel targets, including in the capital Sanaa, today, two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in the neighbouring......
12:17, 05/16/2019

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Princess Rima Bint Bandar: Saudi's First Woman Ambassador Princess Rima bint Bandar, Saudi Arabia's first woman ambassador, is a social campaigner on the front line of government efforts to boost the kingdom's battered international reputation despite never......
20:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
16:51, 06/20/2019

Khashoggi's killing 'terrible' but UN report is 'flawed,' says Saudi minister The murder of Jamal Khashoggi was "gruesome" but a United Nations report into the journalist's killing is "flawed," Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Thursday....
18:00, 06/20/2019

The case of a Saudi prince illustrates a pattern of arbitrary detention Human rights groups say Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman's imprisonment illustrates a pattern that's emerged in Saudi Arabia over the last two years, where individuals are detained if they ask questions about a friend or family member who is under arr...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan Walks Away From Saudi King On Video, Trolled Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been criticised on social media for "breaking protocol" when he met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Organisation of Islamic summit last week....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation....
14:17, 06/20/2019

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. Two officials say a decision on invoking a nationa...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
07:51, 06/05/2019

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia rebuffs U.N. expert's report on Khashoggi murder Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Wednesday rejected a U.N. report that said there is credible evidence Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
19:51, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: Saudi's Falih says sees no oil shortage, but OPEC to act if needed Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, particularly from the United States, but OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs....
14:34, 05/18/2019

Arab activist says Norway warned him of potential Saudi threat A prominent Arab pro-democracy campaigner living in political asylum in Norway said he had been warned by the Norwegian security services about a possible threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX order "imminent" - CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent," it's chief executive said on Sunday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the foreign ministry said on Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
03:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX "imminent" - CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine said the first approval — called an 810 authori...
13:17, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia seeks Arab unity over Iran after attacks Arab leaders began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat after attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
15:17, 05/30/2019

Is Saudi Prince Hiding A Leonardo Da Vinci Masterpiece On His Yacht? When the world-famous "Salvator Mundi" painting was sold to an anonymous bidder for about $450 million at the end of 2017, the art world erupted in speculation. Who was the buyer? And what did the......
08:34, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection,...
03:51, 05/29/2019

Oil prices steady as Saudi Arabia indicates prolonged supply cuts Oil prices steadied on Monday, supported by Saudi Arabia's comments indicating OPEC and its allies would continue to tighten the crude market following deep losses last week....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Armed drones attack oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia For the second day in a row Tuesday, attackers targeted equipment of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure -- this time oil pumping stations for a major oil pipeline....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi airport hit by cruise missile, Yemen's Houthis claim Saudi Arabia has not officially confirmed the attack, which comes a day after Saudi authorities said they intercepted two drones fired by the Houthis....
12:17, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
14:34, 06/12/2019

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Initial US analysis shows Iran likely behind attack on Saudi oil tankers A preliminary U.S. assessment indicates Iran was likely behind the attack that caused "significant damage" to two Saudi oil tankers on Sunday, according to a new report....
02:17, 05/14/2019

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
17:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Arab League condemns attacks on Saudi tankers DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on alleged sabotage of ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The head of the Arab League has condemned attacks that targeted vessels off the coast of the United Ara...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border security system for the Gulf state, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:17, 05/05/2019

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, one of its senior vice-presidents....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Saudi oil tankers show 'significant damage' after attack – Riyadh Attack on vessels, one bound for US, follow warnings Iran or proxies could target shippingSaudi Arabia has said two of its oil tankers have been damaged in mysterious “sabotage attacks” in the Gulf, as the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, held eme...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack,' says press agency Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers had been sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, in attacks it described as posing a threat to the security of global oil supplies....
13:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. The statement Saturday evening follows...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi missiles in Mecca province Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it had intercepted two missiles in Mecca province fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who earlier denied having targeted Islam's holiest site....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia launches special residency scheme for expats Saudi Arabia launched on Sunday their new special residency scheme similar to green card systems applicable in other countries, aimed at attracting wealthy and high-skilled expats....
14:51, 06/23/2019

Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, is on trial for charges including ‘sowing sedition’, says AmnestyA young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could face execution for taking part in Shia-led protests as a child, Amnesty International has said.Murtaja Qureiris, ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Man Who Posed as Saudi Prince and Defrauded Investors Out of $8 Million Is Sent to Prison Anthony Gignac, 48, once called “The Prince of Fraud,” was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. Prosecutors said he had spent most of his life impersonating Prince Khalid al-Saud....
13:51, 06/01/2019

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
16:17, 06/22/2019

Oil prices rise over 1% on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities Oil prices rose over 1% on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones launched by a Yemeni-armed movement aligned to Iran had attacked facilities belonging to state oil company Aramco....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
06:17, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil tankers hit off UAE coast, Iran calls for probe Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
07:17, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain's INEOS to invest $2 bln in Saudi petrochemical complex Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's INEOS said on Monday it would invest $2 billion to build three plants that would form part of petrochemical complex being developed in Saudi Arabia by state-owned Saudi Aramco and France's Total....
11:34, 06/03/2019

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior admin...
08:00, 06/12/2019

1 Dead, Several Injured In Saudi Airport Attack By Yemen Rebels A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded seven civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led coalition said, the latest in a series of strikes on the......
23:34, 06/23/2019

Oil prices jump on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities Oil prices rose sharply on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones launched by a Yemeni armed movement aligned to Iran had attacked facilities belonging to state oil company Aramco....
15:00, 05/14/2019

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing Independent U.N. probe cites “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Jamal Khashoggi: UN to release report on murder of Saudi journalist Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....
10:51, 06/19/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for staging a tournament there for the first time in January....
20:17, 05/02/2019

Saudi cabinet affirms desire to avoid war, stabilize oil markets Saudi Arabia's council of ministers reiterated the country's commitment to balancing global oil markets and preventing regional conflict amid tensions between Iran and the United States, state media reported on Wednesday....
02:51, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Iran rejects Saudi claims about recent attacks MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Iran’s foreign ministry has rejected accusations it says were made at an ongoing summit of Muslim countries, after regio...
13:51, 05/31/2019

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
02:00, 06/21/2019

Saudi security forces kill some people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: TV Saudi security forces have killed some people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, Al-Hadath TV tweeted on Saturday....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Airbus details Saudi charges, reaffirms output plans Airbus took 297 million euros ($332 million) of charges related to a Saudi border contract after Germany extended a ban on defence exports to the Gulf kingdom, chief financial officer Dominik Asam said....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Saudi Aramco bets on oil supply to Europe, trading expansion Saudi Aramco aims to boost its oil supply to Europe by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) within the next two years as it expands its trading operations there with an office opening this summer in London, a senior company executive said....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, while industry data showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories....
04:17, 05/22/2019

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Saudi Arabia To Execute 3 Leading Scholars After Ramzan: Reports Saudi Arabia is expected to execute three of its leading scholars after the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, say reports. These scholars have been convicted under multiple charges of terrorism....
05:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Saudi king says Islamic summit confronts threats The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia's King Salman says Muslim heads of state are gathering in Islam's holiest city of Mecca for a summit aimed at building the future of our peoples and confronting...
01:17, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi's Falih says global oil deal could be extended to end of 2019 - RIA A global deal on oil production led by Russia and Saudi Arabia could be extended to the end of 2019, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told RIA news agency on Tuesday, without specifying whether or how much output levels could change....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia oil facilities attacked, U.S.-Iran tensions flare Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after four Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Saudi King Salman says will resolutely confront aggressive threats Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and work for the future of Arab and Islamic states....
04:17, 06/01/2019

Houthi rebels injure 26 with rocket attack on Saudi airport Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport on Wednesday, injuring 26 civilians, officials said....
19:17, 06/12/2019

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
16:34, 06/19/2019

Oil jumps as Saudi Arabia suggests OPEC+ to keep production cut plan Oil prices rose as much as 1 percent on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supplies....
05:51, 05/20/2019

Khashoggi "Didn't Come Up" During Call With Saudi Crown Prince: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist JamalKhashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
23:34, 06/23/2019

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
16:17, 06/19/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
19:17, 04/30/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:17, 05/12/2019

U.N. report: Saudi government responsible for Jamal Khashoggi death A United Nations investigative report issued Wednesday into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi blames high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:51, 06/19/2019

U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing The U.N. inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, likely knew a criminal mission was being planned....
17:34, 06/19/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after recent attacks on Saudi oil tankers and pipeline facilities, industry sources said on Tuesday....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Yemen’s Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday....
06:51, 05/21/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Iran denies ties to Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil installations Iran's foreign ministry on Friday rejected accusations by Saudi Arabia that Tehran had ordered an attack on Saudi oil installations claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia....
18:17, 05/17/2019

U.N. Expert Calls for Investigating Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing There is “credible evidence” suggesting that an investigation should be carried out into whether the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was involved, experts said....
12:51, 06/19/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
18:00, 05/13/2019

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death GENEVA (AP) — An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is recommending an investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, citing “credible evidence....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Yemen’s Houthi's drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement tried to target a civilian facility in Saudi Arabia's province of Najran with a drone carrying explosives, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted the Saudi-led military coalition as saying early on Tuesday....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
20:00, 05/09/2019

INSIGHT-Toyota snub dents Saudi Arabia's manufacturing drive Saudi Arabia began courting Toyota two years ago to build a large car plant as part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's grand plan to wean the kingdom off oil revenues and create jobs for young Saudis....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
04:34, 06/14/2019

After Drone Attack, Saudi Arabia Stops Pumping At Major Oil Pipeline OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia said it had stopped pumping crude oil along a major pipeline Tuesday following a drone attack, hours after Yemen's Huthi rebels said they had targeted vital Saudi......
18:34, 05/14/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
02:34, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Saudi sovereign fund invests indirectly in Arabian Centres IPO -sources Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, has indirectly invested in the $747 million initial public offering of mall operator Arabian Centres, sources familiar with the matter said....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Saudi crown prince discusses regional developments with Pompeo: ministry Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed regional developments, including efforts to strengthen security and stability, in a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Media Ministry tweeted on Sunday....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
02:17, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court....
10:00, 05/19/2019

Houthis tell U.N. to press Saudi-led forces to implement Yemen peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement called on the United Nations on Saturday to press the Saudi-led coalition to implement the Hodeidah agreement, al-Masirah TV said, citing the movement's political office....
01:34, 05/12/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said on Saturday....
01:34, 05/12/2019

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince 'responsible for Khashoggi murder' A UN expert investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi says there is "credible evidence" that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was responsible for the killing....
21:00, 06/19/2019