Khashoggi murder: Advocates decry US failure to impose sanctions on MBS

Khashoggi murder: Advocates decry US failure to impose sanctions on MBS Activists and lawmakers say Saudi crown prince must face consequences after US intelligence report confirmed he was responsible for Khashoggi murder Ali Harb Fri, 02/26/2021 – 23:25 US intelligence assessment revealed Crown Prince Mohammed More...

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Read the ODNI report on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Read the ODNI report on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi Four-page executive summary says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of Middle East Eye and Washington Post columnist  More...

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Iraq: Protesters killed in clashes with security forces in Nasiriyah

Iraq: Protesters killed in clashes with security forces in Nasiriyah At least five demonstrators have been killed over the past week as activists defied a Covid-19 lockdown to take to the streets  More...

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Covid-19: Israel freezes programme to send vaccines abroad amid legal scrutiny

Covid-19: Israel freezes programme to send vaccines abroad amid legal scrutiny Bid to garner international goodwill suspended after attorney general said to be seeking clarification about its legality  More...

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Republicans introduce bill opposing lifting Iran sanctions

Republicans introduce bill opposing lifting Iran sanctions US lawmakers say Biden must maintain sanctions until Iran ‘ends its support for violence and terror around the region’ MEE More...

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US launches air strikes against Iran-backed groups in Syria

US launches air strikes against Iran-backed groups in Syria Pentagon says raids were authorised by President Biden in response to rocket attacks against US-led coalition forces in Iraq MEE staff More...

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Biden calls Saudi King Salman ahead of release of Khashoggi report

Biden calls Saudi King Salman ahead of release of Khashoggi report White House statement on call did not mention Jamal Khashoggi, but the impending release of US report on the murder is expected to More...

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Democratic lawmakers call on Biden to clarify Yemen policy

Democratic lawmakers call on Biden to clarify Yemen policy In a letter to the president, 41 members of Congress say they support Biden’s decision to end support for Saudi coalition, but ask for More...

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UAE: Princess Latifa asks UK police to reopen case into sister Shamsa’s kidnapping

UAE: Princess Latifa asks UK police to reopen case into sister Shamsa’s kidnapping In a handwritten letter given to British authorities on Wednesday, Latifa says a new investigation could help her More...

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Israel: Satellite images show secretive nuclear facility undergoing major revamp

Israel: Satellite images show secretive nuclear facility undergoing major revamp Construction at site near Dimona comes as Israel continues its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear programme  More...