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US senators say Saudi crown prince has gone 'full gangster'

US senators say Saudi crown prince has gone 'full gangster'

Retired Army General John Abizaid, US President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia, defended the US-Saudi relationship Wednesday as lawmakers accused the kingdom of a litany of misdeeds and criticised its crown prince as going "full gangster."

Qatar reiterates condemnation of Saudi Arabia's unilateral 'terror lists'

Qatar reiterates condemnation of Saudi Arabia's unilateral 'terror lists'

Qatar has reiterated the condemnation of the "terrorism lists" issued unilaterally by Saudi Arabia under false pretenses, saying that the practice violates international law and United Nations Charter.

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

The European Parliament on Tuesday heard, for the first time, "horrific testimonies" by two of the victims of the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar and three others who have also been victims of violations of human rights by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.

Legal action over Saudi violations soon: NHRC

Legal action over Saudi violations soon: NHRC

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has said the committee will soon start taking legal action before the United Nations (UN) and international institutions regarding the violations by Saudi Arabia and its politicisation of religious rituals.

Turkey urges US to put its weight behind Khashoggi probe

Turkey urges US to put its weight behind Khashoggi probe

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan urged the United States to put its weight behind the investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and not to set the matter aside because of its ties with Riyadh.

US govt urged to take action against Saudi over 'beoutQ'

US govt urged to take action against Saudi over 'beoutQ'

The US Government has been urged to take action against Saudi Arabia with a coalition of sports and entertainment bodies demanding the end of beoutQ.

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

UN warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea

A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security.

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of terror-funding countries

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of terror-funding countries

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering ...

Saudi crown prince wanted to use a 'bullet' on Khashoggi: report

Saudi crown prince wanted to use a 'bullet' on Khashoggi: report

President Donald Trump appeared prepared to ignore the US Congress's Friday deadline to determine who ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi amid new revelations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince spoke of threatening the journalist with a "bullet."

Turkey says UN investigation on Khashoggi killing has to be launched

Turkey says UN investigation on Khashoggi killing has to be launched

A United Nations investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has to be launched, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday.

Khashoggi fiancee hopes Trump will change mind on killing

Khashoggi fiancee hopes Trump will change mind on killing

The Turkish fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Friday she hoped pressure from the US Congress would encourage the Trump adminstration to take a tougher stance on the killing.

More Saudi, Emirati Internet users worry about online surveillance: NU-Q survey

More Saudi, Emirati Internet users worry about online surveillance: NU-Q survey

More Saudi and Emirati internet users worry about online surveillance, either by companies (62%, 61%) or government (58%, 47%), compared to other Middle East Countries, according to a media use survey by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).