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A Federal Court judge has rejected the Trudeau government’s attempt to sink a fresh legal challenge of the $15-billion sale of weaponized armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, saying evidence last summer showing Canadian-made machines being deployed in a ...
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The UN has painted a grim picture of the human rights situation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), raising concern over the torture of prisoners, injustice against foreign workers and discrimination of women in the Gulf state. A ...
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Qatar has begun seeking international arbitration in an attempt to end the blockade imposed by three of its Gulf neighbours and Egypt. Foreign ministry spokesperson Lulwah Al Khater announced the moves on Wednesday, days after a UN investigation said the blockade was negatively impacting the ...
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Police in Saudi Arabia say they have arrested several young men who last week appeared in a video of what was described as a “gay wedding scene”. In the video, the men are sprayed with confetti as they ...
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Women will be able to attend three football matches from the Saudi Professional League Women will be allowed to attend football matches for the time in Saudi Arabia this month, governing authorities confirmed. In a first for the ...
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About 40 people hurt during celebrations following Oman’s victory over United Arab Emirates in Gulf Cup final in Kuwait Almost 40 football fans from Oman have been injured in Kuwait after a glass barrier broke during celebrations following ...
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Dozens of football fans have been injured after a glass barrier collapsed during celebrations following a match held at a stadium in Kuwait. The incident occurred when Omani fans rushed to greet their team after their win in ...
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Saudi Arabia has been accused of preventing Qatari pilgrims from performing the Umrah pilgrimage, according to a social media account and a Qatari newspaper report. In its editorial on Thursday, the Al-Raya newspaper said Saudi Arabia has been taking ...
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A prominent Muslim scholar has been detained by Saudi Arabia for the past four months without charge, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said. Saudi authorities detained Salman al-Awda on September 7 and later imposed travel bans on members of ...
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — A helicopter carrying Kuwait’s military chief of staff crashed in Bangladesh on Wednesday, but only one person on board suffered minor injuries, Kuwait’s news agency reported. The chopper with Lt. Gen. Mohammed Al-Khadher aboard came ...
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Chris Grayling has insisted he is not “shirking” his job by travelling to Qatar on the day the biggest rise in UK rail fares since 2013 came into effect. The transport secretary told the BBC he regrets the ...
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Human rights experts at the United Nations on Tuesday called on Saudi Arabia to end the “repression” of activists and release dozens arrested since September for peacefully exercising their civil rights. In a statement, they denounced a “worrying pattern of ...