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Fiancée of Slain Journalist Khashoggi Urges UN to Take Action

GENEVA — The fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi took her campaign for justice in his killing to the United Nations' top human rights body Tuesday and urged the U.N. to take "the next step" following a key investigator's finding that Saudi Arabia bears...

Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time earlier this month to invoke the War Powers Reso...
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UN Expert: Saudi Arabia Undermined Khashoggi Probe

GENEVA — A U.N. human rights expert said Thursday that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey's efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which she described as a "brutal and premeditated killing"...
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Saudi Arabia Wages War vs. America’s Muslim Congresswomen

Two new U.S. congresswomen, both Muslim, are the objects of organized media attacks by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, according to recent opinion pieces. Why would these foreign countries feel threatened by Rep. lhan Omar, a Somalian immigrant? ...

Saudi Arabia Rejects US Senate ‘Interference’ in Kingdom

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia issued an unusually strong rebuke of the U.S. Senate on Monday, rejecting a bipartisan resolution that put the blame for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on the Saudi crown prince and describing it as...