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Protest against arms supply to Saudi Arabia

Protest against arms supply to Saudi Arabia

People attend a demonstration to protest against the loading of weapons aboard the Bahri-Yanbu, a cargo ship operating for Saudi Arabia's defence and interior ministries, in Le Havre, France.

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon seizes 800,000 stimulant pills in major drug bust

Lebanon's police said Saturday it has seized more than 800,000 pills of the amphetamine-type stimulant captagon worth around $12 million in a bust coordinated with other regional authorities.

Qatar sues Luxembourg, UAE, Saudi banks in forex manipulation case

Qatar sues Luxembourg, UAE, Saudi banks in forex manipulation case

Qatar said on Monday it has filed three lawsuits in London and New York against two Saudi and UAE banks, and the Luxembourg-based Banque Havilland for allegedly plotting to undermine its currency and bonds.

Saudi bows to pressure; frees 3 women activists

Saudi bows to pressure; frees 3 women activists

Bowing to international pressure, three out of nearly a dozen prominent Saudi women activists arrested over nine months ago were temporarily released on Thursday.

Saudi on course for record beheadings this year

Saudi on course for record beheadings this year

Saudi Arabia is on course for a record number of beheadings and crucifixions in 2019 if the killings continue at the present rate.

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.