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Apple and Google Pressured to Dump Saudi App Where Men Track Women Relatives

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Saudi mobile application that lets men track and restrict the movements of women in the kingdom has come under increased scrutiny this week with an American senator and rights groups urging Apple and Google to [...]

Donald Trump, Congress set for Saudi Arabia showdown over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Congress was heading for a showdown with President Trump on Sunday over sanctions against Saudi Arabia for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, amid growing bipartisan criticism of the president’s reluctance to pin blame on [...]

Year Before Killing, Saudi Prince Told Aide He Would Use ‘a Bullet’ on Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in a conversation in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed in October, if Mr. Khashoggi did not return to the [...]

Mariah Carey shakes off boycott calls for her Saudi concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mariah Carey, one of the world’s most celebrated artists, is performing in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for the first time, but there’s a growing chorus of Saudi women calling on her to cancel the concert [...]

Experts, images suggest a Saudi ballistic missile program

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest, evidence of the type of weapons program it has long [...]

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

Things grew even harder, she said, when her father left the city and put her under the guardianship of her older brother. She described her life as one of strict rules and abuse at the hands of her family. After she cut her hair in a [...]

Pompeo Presses Saudi Leader on War, Murder and Rights Abuses

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed Saudi Arabia’s crown prince on Monday on a range of thorny issues — including war, murder, diplomatic rifts and human rights abuses — that have weakened the American-Saudi [...]

Saudi Teenager Fleeing Family Arrives Safely in Canada

TORONTO — It was another proud moment for Canada: a Saudi teenager who had just been granted asylum walking through the arrivals gate at Toronto airport embraced by the country’s popular foreign minister. Wearing a gray sweatshirt [...]

Saudi woman fleeing alleged abuse expected in Canada

TORONTO (AP) – An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she was abused and feared death if deported back home was expected to arrive Saturday in Canada, which has granted her asylum. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada would [...]

Saudi Women, Tired of Restraints, Find Ways to Flee

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Whenever her father beat her, or bound her wrists and ankles to punish her for perceived disobedience, the Saudi teenager dreamed of escape, she said. As desperate as she was to leave, however, the same question [...]