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FIFA leads top soccer bodies’ attack on Saudi TV piracy

ZURICH (AP) — In their strongest attack yet on broadcasting theft, soccer’s governing bodies and top leagues have condemned Saudi Arabia-backed pirate network beoutQ. A joint statement by FIFA, UEFA and the Asian Football Confederation plus the English Premier League, German Bundesliga and Spanish league denounces “persistent and illegal screening” of soccer games where Qatar’s […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Sports, Qatar, Ap, Fifa, Zurich, FIFA UEFA


Saudi Arabia's top investment company looks to its home market

The company founded by Saudi Arabia's most prominent investor plans to spend more of its money at home.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn


Asian Cup: Japan tops Saudi Arabia, Australia wins shootout

Japan advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup on Monday by beating Saudi Arabia 1-0, while defending champion Australia needed penalties to get past Uzbekistan            [Author: AP]
Tags: Japan, News, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Ap, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia Australia


Qatar’s beIN Group Calls on Hollywood to Help Fight Pirate Broadcaster Allegedly Backed by Saudi Arabia (EXCLUSIVE)

Qatari powerhouse beIN Media Group is calling on Hollywood to join in fighting a pirate broadcaster that it alleges has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of rights to sports events, films and TV content, and that it says has the backing of Saudi Arabia. Doha-based beIN has compiled what it calls a “dossier of evidence” […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Saudi Arabia, Global, Qatar, Fifa, Mpaa, Miramax, beIN Media Group, Saudi Arabia Doha


Japan tops Saudi Arabia 1-0 to reach Asian Cup quarterfinals

Japan advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup by beating Saudi Arabia 1-0            [Author: AP]
Tags: Japan, News, Saudi Arabia, Ap


A League of Their Own, as Few Arab Leaders Attend Summit

The red carpet was there as the Arab League held its fourth economic and social summit. But it was trod upon by only the smallest of feet.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Lebanon, Aoun, Berri, Arab League, Politics And Government, Arabs, Beirut (Lebanon, Michel (1935-, Nabih


Editorial Observer: Iran and the United States: Doomed to Be Forever Enemies?

President Trump and hard-line advisers want to isolate and undermine the government in Tehran. Engagement is a better option.
Tags: News, Obama, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Reagan, Iran, United States, Terrorism, Middle East, Poland, Nuclear Weapons, Bolton, Tehran, Yemen, Defense Department, Hezbollah


A League of Their Own, as Only 3 Arab Leaders Attend Summit

The red carpet was there as the Arab League held its fourth economic and social summit. But it was trod upon by only the smallest of feet.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Lebanon, Aoun, Berri, Arab League, Politics And Government, Arabs, Beirut (Lebanon, Michel (1935-, Nabih


Super blood wolf moon 2019: How to view Monday's total lunar eclipse in the UK

The moon's usual gleaming white hue will transform into a deep blood red on Monday in the last total lunar eclipse Britain is expected to experience for 10 years. Most of North America, South America and areas of west and north Europe will be able to witness the event, while the remainder of Europe and Africa will see the end of the eclipse. From the science behind the blood moon to whether we'll be able to see it in the UK, here is everything you need to know about the total lunar eclip...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, News, Australia, California, Saudi Arabia, Africa, Earth, Britain, Moon, Jamaica, Togo, Saturn, Jupiter, Pacific Ocean


Saudi Crown Prince Shows a ‘Chilling’ Instability, Graham Says

The heir to Saudi Arabia’s monarchy, widely known as MBS, has so far largely dodged any reprisals against himself, with President Donald Trump opting in November to impose sanctions against 17 lower-level Saudis implicated in the murder following global outrage. “We have to deal with bad people, but we don’t have to have special relationships with bad people,” Graham told Bloomberg News.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Graham, Donald Trump


US senator says Saudi crown prince must be 'dealt with' over Khashoggi murder

A key US senator on Saturday said the Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's murder and must be "dealt with", as he threatened new sanctions. Republican Lindsey Graham, an influential ally of President Donald Trump, has previously said that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was complicit in the grisly killing of Washington Post contributor Khashoggi in October. "I have concluded that the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States cannot move forward until MBS has ...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, US, United States, Graham, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Mohammed bin Salman, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Khashoggi Killing Detailed in New Book: ‘We Came to Take You to Riyadh’

Three Turkish reporters close to intelligence officials quote heavily from audiotapes that captured Jamal Khashoggi’s last minutes in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Riyadh, Jamal, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Istanbul (Turkey, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Consulate


‘We Came to Take You to Riyadh’: Khashoggi Killing Detailed in New Book

Three Turkish reporters close to intelligence officials quote heavily from audiotapes that captured Jamal Khashoggi’s last minutes in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Riyadh, Jamal, Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Istanbul (Turkey, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Consulate


Politics Stay Off The Soccer Field As Qatar Plays Saudi Arabia

Qatar beat its larger neighbor 2-0. In the background was a boycott organized by Saudi Arabia, which has accused Qatar of funding terrorism.(Image credit: Hassan Ammar/AP)
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Qatar Plays Saudi Arabia


A Star-Studded Soccer Game Was Saudi Arabia’s Latest Attempt to ‘Sportswash’ Rights Abuses. It Didn’t Work

The three-game deal will bring more than $23 million to Serie A
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Uncategorized, Soccer, Onetime


Qatar triumphs over Saudi Arabia in 'blockade derby' at Asian Cup

The Asian Cup is no stranger to throwing up clashes between geopolitical adversaries but even to the most seasoned aficionado, Thursday's meeting between Saudi Arabia and Qatar brought with it more than an added hint of intrigue.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Cnn


United Arab Emirates: Extensive Guide On Employment Law In Saudi Arabia - STA Law Firm

The basis of Saudi Arabia's employment legislative framework is on two pillars. The first pillar is the Royal Decree number M/51 23 Sha'ban 1426/27 September 2005
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates


Crisis infects soccer tournament as Qatar faces Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Traveling to the Asian Cup should have been a simple flight lasting barely an hour for Qatar’s soccer players. Instead, it involved a circuitous route to the United Arab Emirates via Kuwait, lasting more than five hours. The journey demonstrates how the Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis is impacting […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Sports, Qatar, Ap, Soccer, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, ABU DHABI United Arab Emirates, Persian Gulf


Juventus beats Milan to win Italian Super Cup in Jeddah

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Amid a background of protests and political outrage, Juventus beat AC Milan 1-0 in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to win the Italian Super Cup for a record eighth time. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the match to win his first trophy with Juventus. It was Ronaldo’s fourth goal […]
Tags: Milan, News, Saudi Arabia, Sports, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Ac Milan, Jeddah, Jeddah Saudi Arabia


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
Tags: Florida, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Montana, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Senate, White House, Russia, Defense, Ap, Democrats, Gop, Maine


Saudi woman who fled family pledges to fight for women escaping persecution

Rahaf Mohammed said she will work in support of ‘the same freedom’ she experienced after arriving in CanadaRahaf Mohammed, the Saudi teen who shot into the headlines after barricading herself into a Thai hotel room, has pledged to fight for women fleeing persecution after she successfully escaped abuse and the fear of death in her home country.“Today and for years to come, I will work in support of freedom for women around the world – the same freedom I experienced on the first day I arrived in ...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Americas, Toronto, World news, Canada, Middle East and North Africa, Refugees, Rahaf Mohammed, CanadaRahaf Mohammed


Artwork with Saudi Arabia flag to leave Ground Zero

A sculpture featuring the flag drew complaints after being installed near New York's Ground Zero.
Tags: New York, News, Saudi Arabia, Ground Zero


Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen says women 'treated like slaves'

Rahaf Mohammed says fleeing her family in Saudi Arabia was "worth the risk" so she could live freely.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Rahaf Mohammed


A Sculpture Featuring the Flag of Saudi Arabia Will Be Removed From Ground Zero

The artwork's proximity to the site of 9/11 was criticized as insensitive
Tags: New York, News, Saudi Arabia, Uncategorized, Ground Zero, Overnight, Onetime


Lindsey Graham, bidding for elusive 'Trump whisperer' status

Senator Lindsey Graham once said Donald Trump should "go to hell." Trump called him a "nut job." Today, they are unlikely political allies, with the powerful South Carolinian influencing the president on multiple fronts. While they got off on the wrong foot, the Republican lawmaker has emerged as a crucial Trump collaborator, even if they remain at odds on some prominent issues. On immigration, tensions with Saudi Arabia, criminal justice and the partial government shutdown now in its fourth w...
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Graham, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Trump, South Carolinian


Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen says fleeing 'worth the risk'

Rahaf Mohammed says fleeing her family in Saudi Arabia was "worth the risk" so she could live freely.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Rahaf Mohammed


Rahaf al-Qunun: 'I hope my story encourages other women to be brave and free'

Saudi woman begins new life in Canada after her family disowns herRahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, the Saudi woman who captured the world’s attention by barricading herself in a Thai hotel room after fleeing abuse in her own country, has said she hopes to inspire other Saudi women to be “brave and free”.Speaking in her first interview after being given asylum in Canada, and landing in Toronto on Saturday, Qunun, told the ABC Australia her case might be the “agent for change” in Saudi Arabia, a country w...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Americas, Toronto, World news, Canada, Middle East and North Africa, ABC Australia, Mohammed al Qunun, Qunun


Saudi Refugee in Canada Expects More Women to Flee Arabian Kingdom

"I hope my story encourages other women to be brave and free"
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Uncategorized, Canada, Overnight, Onetime


Saudi Woman Who Fled Home Embraces All Things Canadian. (O.K., Maybe Not Winter.)

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun engineered an escape to freedom. Now she has a simpler goal: “I want to do crazy things I’ve never done before.”
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Asylum, Canada, International Relations, Women's Rights, Women and Girls, Right of, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, Rahaf Mohammed, Alqunun


Saudi Teenager Who Fled Family Embraces All Things Canadian. (O.K., Maybe Not Winter.)

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun engineered an escape to freedom. Now she has a simpler goal: “I want to do crazy things I’ve never done before.”
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Asylum, Canada, International Relations, Women's Rights, Women and Girls, Right of, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, Rahaf Mohammed, Alqunun



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