updated 12:51 PM UTC, Oct 10, 2018

Days Before He Disappeared, Jamal Khashoggi Told Friends "Not To Worry"

Monday, 08 October 2018 09:25
Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist whose writings had jabbed his country's leaders, seemed at ease in the days before he disappeared after visiting Saudi Arabia's consulate here, unconcerned about being tracked by government spies and peripatetic, as always, despite battling…

The Blockade Of Qatar Is Failing

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:14
It's hard to imagine the leaders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates thought it would go this way. Officials from their governments - as well as junior partners Egypt and Bahrain - described the punitive sanctions they collectively…

Saudis, Allies Have List Of Demands For Qatar To End Standoff

Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:58
QATAR: Saudi Arabia and its allies have drawn up a list of demands to be presented to Qatar, the United States said Wednesday, as President Donald Trump discussed the regional crisis with new Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The…

ISIS Blows Up Iraq Mosque Where Its Chief Baghdadi Became 'Caliph'

Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:51
IRBIL, IRAQ: For more than 800 years, the minaret of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri has punctuated the skyline of Mosul, calling worshipers to prayer. Its notable lean earned it the nickname al-Hadba, or "the hunchback," and a special place…

Qatar Signs $12 Billion Deal For US F-15 Jets Amid Gulf Crisis

Thursday, 15 June 2017 12:04
Qatar will sign a deal to buy as many as 36 F-15 jets from the US as the two countries navigate tensions over President Donald Trump's backing for a Saudi-led coalition's move to isolate the country for supporting terrorism. Qatari…
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