Gulf Times - San-Francisco
Russia threatens retaliation over US 'break-in' at San Francisco consulate

Russia threatens retaliation over US 'break-in' at San Francisco consulate

The Russian Foreign Ministry said US officials had broken into residences at Russia's consulate in San Francisco, and threatened retaliation over what it called an illegal act.

Trump appeals travel ban limits to Supreme Court

Trump appeals travel ban limits to Supreme Court

The San Francisco Appeals Court's decision could pave the way for the entry of some 24,000 already-approved refugees beginning September 12.

US federal court deals blow to Trump travel ban

US federal court deals blow to Trump travel ban

It is the latest twist of the legal wrangling touched off by President Donald Trump's ban, first announced in January with little notice and widely criticised as discriminatory against Muslims.

Qatar Airways to launch 26 'exciting' new destinations

Qatar Airways to launch 26 'exciting' new destinations

Qatar Airways is launching as many as 26 “exciting” new destinations until end-2018, the national carrier said on Tuesday. These include Chiang Mai (Thailand); Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco and Santiago, Chile.

Qatar wealth fund to open office in Silicon Valley

Qatar wealth fund to open office in Silicon Valley

Qatar's Sovereign Wealth Fund said on Monday it would open an office in San Francisco to expand its growing US portfolio, and was still considering investing in a technology fund formed by SoftBank Group Corp .

California shuts down Uber's self-driving cars

California shuts down Uber's self-driving cars

California has shut down Uber's testing of self-driving cars shortly after the ride-sharing service launched its pilot in San Francisco, citing a lack of permit and threatening to sue.

Strong quake strikes off northern California

Strong quake strikes off northern California

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck on Thursday off the US west coast north of San Francisco, but no major tsunami threat was expected, seismologists said.

New security scare jolts shell-shocked Dallas

New security scare jolts shell-shocked Dallas

Dallas was gripped by a new security scare on Saturday triggered by an anonymous threat in the Texas city, on edge days after a gunman fatally ambushed five police officers during a peaceful protest.