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October 8, 2018 9:55 AM Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist, murdered at a Saudi consolate in Instanbul

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan told reporters that authorities were examining camera footage and airport records as part of their investigation into the disappearance 436

August 27, 2017 1:09 PM Report: Saudi, UAE weapons end up with armed groups

Investigative journalist says Azerbaijan-owned carrier used to move large quantities of heavy weapons to conflict zones. An investigative report by a Bulgarian journalist says Saudi Arabia and the UAE have supplied Eastern European-made weapons to armed groups in Syria and Iraq using different intermediaries and diplomatic cover to mask their points 36

June 20, 2017 7:37 AM Crisis sees air travel hub Qatar cut off from local routes

FLYING OVER THE PERSIAN GULF (AP) - Sitting on an airplane from Qatar trying to get home to Dubai, I could only watch frustrated as a scrolling map showed my flight pass overhead of my skyscraper-studded city and continue further east. It's typically an hour flight between Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Doha, the capital of Qatar, cities that are home to two of the world's 15

June 15, 2017 2:47 AM Turkish minister lands in Qatar aiming to help ease Gulf rift

ANKARA/DOHA – Turkey sent its foreign minister to Qatar on Wednesday as part of a drive to repair Qatar’s rift with fellow Gulf Arab states. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have broken off ties and imposed sanctions on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and courting regional rival Iran - allegations Doha denies 19

March 26, 2017 12:25 AM Yemen conflict: How my country has changed

It is two years since the start of the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen in support of the government ousted by Houthi rebels. In that time, thousands of civilians have been killed, parts of the country devastated and Yemen left teetering on the brink of famine. Here the BBC's Yemen-born Mai Noman, who has returned to her homeland to film short documentaries 10

October 14, 2016 11:53 AM Syria's Assad: Aleppo a 'springboard' to winning the war

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said victory in Aleppo will make the city a "springboard" from which to retake the rest of the country. In an interview with a Russian newspaper, Mr Assad said there was no choice but to "keep cleaning this area" and force rebels "back" to Turkey. Syria and its ally Russia have stepped up bombardment of rebel-held 10

September 10, 2016 1:56 PM How to prepare for Haj: Search soul, buy sturdy shoes

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia — My father was on the phone from Australia, giving gravely voiced advice on preparing for the haj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. "No matter, Baba," he said, using an Arabic endearment. "This is the haj. You have to clear your debts, even if you don't think they are fair." The haj is a five-day pilgrimage of centuries-old 16

August 26, 2016 5:39 AM Apple fixes security flaw after UAE dissident's iPhone targeted

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking. The thwarted attack on the human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor, used a text message that invited 13

August 19, 2016 2:01 PM Chibok girls: Army stops Wakil, Bolori from hajj

The Nigerian Military has released the two persons, Aisha Wakil and Ahmed Bolori, who were declared wanted by the Army on Monday for allegedly hoarding information about the whereabouts of the Chibok girls. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, confirmed the release of the duo who reported to the Directorate of Military Intelligence 14

June 26, 2016 11:12 AM Why the British said no to Europe

This was, in great part, a vote by those angered and demoralised by the sheer arrogance of the apologists for the “remain” campaign and the dismemberment of a socially just civil life in Britain. The last bastion of the historic reforms of 1945, the National Health Service, has been so subverted by Tory and Labour-supported privateers it is fighting 18