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Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group sue Saudi crown prince in US

The fiance of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and a human rights group that he founded filed a lawsuit in a US court on Tuesday with allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince ordered him killed. The civil lawsuit, which seeks unspecified ...

21 Oct 2020

Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group sue Saudi crown prince in US

Sheikh Khalifa’s £5bn London property empire

he row of 1960s-built houses with untidy gardens on a quiet cul-de-sac near Richmond upon Thames appears to have little ...

19 Oct 2020

Mecca reopens for limited ‘umrah’ pilgrimage

Mask-clad Muslims circled Islam’s holiest site along socially distanced paths on Sunday, as Saudi authorities partially resumed the year-round umrah ...

04 Oct 2020

Kuwait's new emir is Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf

Kuwait's Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah was named emir by the country's cabinet to succeed his brother Sheikh Sabah ...

30 Sep 2020

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah dies

Kuwait’s 91-year-old Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah died on Tuesday in a hospital in the United States.“With great sadness and ...

29 Sep 2020

US imposes new Iran sanctions over human rights violations

The United States on Thursday blacklisted several Iranian officials and entities over alleged gross violations of human rights, including slapping ...

25 Sep 2020

Oman to resume international flights 1 Oct

Oman said on Thursday it will resume scheduled international flights on 1 October with strict measures to protect the country ...

24 Sep 2020

First direct Israel-Bahrain commercial flight operated

Israel has operated the first-ever direct commercial flight to Bahrain on Wednesday, ...

24 Sep 2020

US to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran arms

The United States on Monday will sanction more than two dozen people ...

21 Sep 2020

Trump hails 'dawn of new Middle East'

US President Donald Trump has hailed the "dawn of a new Middle ...

16 Sep 2020

Bahrain becomes fourth Arab nation to recognise Israel

Bahrain on Friday agreed to normalise relations with Israel, becoming the fourth ...

12 Sep 2020

Bahrain to normalise ties with Israel

Bahrain is to normalise relations with Israel, the diplomatic correspondent for Israel's ...

11 Sep 2020

Large fire erupts in Beirut port area

A store of oil and tyres at Beirut port caught fire on ...

10 Sep 2020

Saudi king sacks defence officials

A number of Saudi officials, including two members of the royal family, ...

01 Sep 2020