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January 11, 2019 8:41 AM World War 3: Iran General vows to DESTROY US army bases and threatens Israel ANNIHILATION

AN IRANIAN military chief has threatened to destroy US army bases in the Middle East in a rant in which he also vowed to “annihilate Israel”. The extraordinary outburst came from Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander for cultural and social affairs. Speaking on Iraqi television network Al-Nujaba, the general 113

January 8, 2019 12:10 PM Saudi Arabia news: Who is Rahaf al-Qunun, why is her life in danger?

SAUDI ARABIAN Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled her family and barricaded herself inside an airport hotel in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok out of fear for her own life. But who is she and why is her life in danger? Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ran away from her family during a trip to Kuwait and is now hoping she can flee to Australia. The 18-year-old Saudi Arabian 118

January 8, 2019 7:10 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: UNHCR 'grateful' Saudi woman not deported

The UN's refugee agency has said it is "very grateful" that officials in Thailand did not deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun refused to board a flight from Bangkok to Kuwait on Monday and had barricaded herself into her airport hotel room. She said she feared her family would kill her as she had renounced 110

January 6, 2019 5:34 PM Wayne Rooney ‘arrested for public intoxication and swearing in December’, US media reports

WAYNE ROONEY was reportedly arrested in December. It is believed he was arrested for “public intoxication and swearing”. abc7 News - which is located in Virginia, United States - have reported the news while the footballer continues his three-year deal with DC United. A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: “He was booked into the Loudoun 71

January 6, 2019 12:56 PM Saudi woman 'trapped at Bangkok airport trying to flee family'

A young Saudi woman says she is stranded at Bangkok's main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, says she was on a trip to Kuwait with her family when she fled on a flight two days ago. She was trying to head to Australia via a connecting flight in Bangkok. She told the BBC that she had renounced 73

January 5, 2019 11:15 PM Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message

A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from being divorced without their knowledge. Starting from Sunday, courts will be required to notify women by text on rulings confirming their divorces. Local female lawyers suggest the measure will end what are known as secret divorces - cases where men end a marriage without telling their 113

January 5, 2019 10:56 PM Two British soldiers injured in Islamic State attack in Syria

Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State attack in Syria, the BBC understands. British special forces are believed to be operating in Syria but the Ministry of Defence would not confirm this. Social media reports said the two British soldiers were attacked by a missile near the town of Deir al-Zour. They were reportedly 68

January 2, 2019 10:25 AM Netflix news: Saudi Arabia force Netflix to PULL 'Patriot Act' episode from service

NETFLIX has removed an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act from its service in Saudi Arabia, but why? Comedian Hasan Minhaj jokes in the episode: “They went through so many explanations, the only one they didn’t say was that Khashoggi died in a free solo rock climbing accident.” In total 11 people have been charged with the journalist's death 116

January 2, 2019 2:07 AM Netflix removes comedy episode after Saudi complaint

Netflix has removed from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia an episode of a satirical comedy that was critical of the kingdom's rulers. The second episode of Patriot Act, with US comedian Hasan Minhaj, was removed following an official complaint that it had violated Saudi anti-cybercrime law. Netflix confirmed the move to the UK's Financial Times 77

December 27, 2018 12:14 PM US-EU trade war: Former US Ambassador WARNS of 2019 crisis

Speaking to Fox Business, Mr Gardner claimed Donald Trump should be "helping the European Union" and avoid siding with Russia in the WTO case on Russia's involvement in the Crimea crisis. The former US Ambassador warned without a reform of the WTO rules on national security exemptions proposed by the Brussels bloc, rogue states like Russia and Saudi 66