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15 January, 2019 3:30 AM "Felt I Was Reborn," Says Saudi Teen Refugee After Coming To Canada

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun's case has drawn global attention to Saudi Arabia's strict social rules, including a requirement that women have the permission of a male "guardian" in order to travel Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and "live a normal life" in Canada - things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia 104

13 January, 2019 12:08 PM Saudi Arabia Must Hold Jamal Khashoggi Killers "Accountable'': US

"We will continue to have a conversation with the crown prince and the Saudis about ensuring accountability," Mike Pompeo said in Doha after talks with Qatari government officials. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he would ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the murderers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held "accountable" 130

13 January, 2019 3:43 AM Fleeing Saudi teen welcomed as 'brave new Canadian' in Toronto

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun grabbed international attention this week after she barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family. TORONTO: An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family this week saying she feared for her life arrived in Toronto`s international airport on Saturday after being granted asylum in Canada 232

11 January, 2019 3:43 PM Saudi Teen To Leave For Canada Tonight: Thai Immigration Chief

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, will be boarding a Korean Air flight from Bangkok to Seoul on Friday night, before boarding a connecting flight to Canada. A Saudi teenager who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her has been granted asylum in Canada, the Thai immigration chief told Reuters on Friday. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, will be boarding 36

11 January, 2019 2:56 PM Nissan ex-chief Carlos Ghosn faces new charges

Tokyo: Ousted Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who has been under arrest for alleged financial misconduct, was on Friday hit with new charges and was accused of misreporting his compensation through 2018 and abusing his position for personal gain. Tokyo prosecutors accused Ghosn of misreporting his compensation by tens of millions of dollars during 37

11 January, 2019 11:21 AM Saudi Arabia issues 2.6 million Umrah visas

Up till now, 2.250 million pilgrims have entered the kingdom to perform Umrah. Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has granted 2.664 million visas for pilgrims to perform Umrah this year, a 2.79 per cent up over the corresponding period last year, according to official statistics released on Friday. Up till now, 2.250 million pilgrims have entered the kingdom to perform 38

8 January, 2019 11:16 AM Indian Man Crosses UAE-Saudi Border Without Documents, Jailed: Report

A UAE-based Indian man has been jailed in Saudi Arabia for entering the kingdom without proper documents, a media report said today. Haris Poomadath, 28, a native of Kerala, went missing on December 8 from Abu Dhabi, Gulf News reported. He was found at a hospital in Al Ahsa in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, according to his family members. According to the report 83

7 January, 2019 1:28 PM Imran Khan begging for funds worldwide: CM of Pakistan's Sindh province

"Imran Khan is going from country to country to beg (for financial aid)." Karachi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been criticised by the Chief Minister of Sindh province for travelling around the world to "beg" for financial support for the cash-strapped country which is currently battling serious economic crisis. Pakistan is seeking USD 8 billion 88

7 January, 2019 3:38 AM Imran Khan Going Around The World To "Beg" For Funds: Sindh Leader

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said Pakistan PM Imran Khan has given seats in the government to those without any experience in politics The prime minister of Pakistan is going around the world to "beg" for a bailout from an impending financial crisis, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said at a rally on Sunday. Mr Shah, a leader of the Pakistan 64

6 January, 2019 3:45 PM "Will Be Killed If Sent Back": Saudi Woman Stopped From Entering Thailand

Rahaf Mohammed M Alqunun, a resident of Saudi Arabia, said she was trying to flee her family, who subjected her to physical and psychological abuse. A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country Sunday. The incident comes 157