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AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

Qatar-based beIN MEDIA GROUP is set to launch a major international legal dispute against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for material breach of its multi-million dollar broadcast agreement.

UN rights body rebukes Saudi over Khashoggi

UN rights body rebukes Saudi over Khashoggi

Three dozen countries, including all 28 EU members, called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release 10 activists and co-operate with a UN-led investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate.

Call to find fate of missing Qatari citizens in Saudi

Call to find fate of missing Qatari citizens in Saudi

Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has called on the European Parliament to send a fact-finding mission to Saudi Arabia ...

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

Canada takes in Saudi teen asylum seeker

The young Saudi woman who fled her family seeking asylum abroad is scheduled to land in Canada on Saturday after successfully harnessing the power of Twitter to stave off deportation from Thailand.

beIN urges Italy to move Supercoppa match from Saudi

beIN urges Italy to move Supercoppa match from Saudi

The Middle East’s biggest football channel is demanding Serie A pull out of hosting next week’s ‘Supercoppa’ match in Saudi Arabia to take a stand against piracy.

WTO okays Qatar request to set up panel in case against Saudi for violating IP rights

WTO okays Qatar request to set up panel in case against Saudi for violating IP rights

The complaint highlighted the various infringements and violations committed by Saudi Arabia against the IP rights of Qatari citizens and companies – including the rights of television broadcasters ...

Al Jazeera unveils Saudi-UAE plan to invade Qatar using mercenaries

Al Jazeera unveils Saudi-UAE plan to invade Qatar using mercenaries

The leader of a French mercenary group has revealed a military plan to invade Qatar. The plan was put in place by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in 1996 after the failure of the coup attempt in Doha that year.

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a UN role in Hodeidah's seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the country's war, but not a long-term presence in the city itself, Foreign Minister Khalid al Yamani said on Monday.

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Senate 'votes' to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

The US senate has delivered a significant rebuke to the Trump administration by defying the advice of its top officials and advancing a measure that would cut American military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Khashoggi killing

Canada announced targeted sanctions Thursday against 17 Saudi nationals it said were linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month.

'CIA has recording of Saudi prince demanding Khashoggi be silenced'

'CIA has recording of Saudi prince demanding Khashoggi be silenced'

A Turkish newspaper reported on Thursday CIA director Gina Haspel signaled to Turkish officials last month that the agency had a recording of a call in which Saudi Arabia's crown prince ...

Trump's position on Saudi met with backlash in US Congress

Trump's position on Saudi met with backlash in US Congress

US President Donald Trump's backing of Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sparked a backlash from members of Congress ...