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Yara Bayoumy

Fate of Saudi journalist tests U.S.-Saudi relationship

Oct 11 2018

WASHINGTON Under pressure from Congress, the Trump administration faces a dilemma: how to respond to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi while ensuring that any punitive action does not alienate Riyadh, a key ally against Iran.

Turkish, Saudi officials diverge on whereabouts of prominent Saudi journalist

Oct 03 2018

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON Turkish and Saudi authorities gave conflicting accounts on Wednesday about the whereabouts of Saudi commentator Jamal Khashoggi, who moved to Washington last year fearing retribution for his views and has not been seen nearly 30 hours after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. | Video

Qatar says regional security alliance with U.S. at risk with Gulf dispute

Sep 28 2018

WASHINGTON A proposed regional security alliance bringing together the United States, Gulf allies, Egypt and Jordan, is at risk of credibility if a Gulf dispute is not resolved, Qatar's foreign minister said on Friday.

Palestinian president urges Trump to rescind Jerusalem, aid decisions

Sep 27 2018

UNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians, saying these had undermined the two-state solution to the conflict.

Palestinian president urges Trump to rescind Jerusalem, aid decisions

Sep 27 2018

UNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians, saying these had undermined the two-state solution to the conflict.

Trump accuses China of 2018 election meddling; Beijing rejects charge

Sep 27 2018

UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of seeking to meddle in the Nov. 6 U.S. congressional elections, saying Beijing did not want his Republican Party to do well because of his pugnacious stance on trade. | Video

Trump wirft China versuchte Einmischung in kommende US-Wahl vor

Sep 27 2018

New York US-Präsident Donald Trump hat China vorgeworfen, sich in die Kongresswahl einmischen zu wollen.

Trump says he wants two-state solution for Middle East conflict

Sep 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a two-state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the clearest expression yet of his administration's support for such an outcome. | Video

Germany, Saudi Arabia turn page on diplomatic dispute

Sep 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS/BERLIN Germany and Saudi Arabia have agreed to end a prolonged diplomatic row that prompted the kingdom to pull its ambassador from Berlin and punish German firms operating in the country.

Palestinian schools, health centers at risk if funding gap not plugged: UNRWA

Sep 24 2018

NEW YORK A U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees said schools and health centers are at risk if it is unable to plug a $185 million funding gap needed to keep operating until the end of the year, the agency's head said on Monday.

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