Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

Category: Legal

IRAN STOKES GULF TENSIONS BY SEIZING TWO BRITISH-LINKED OIL TANKERS

Iran seized two oil tankers � one registered in the UK, the other in Liberia � in the strait of Hormuz on Friday, marking a dramatic escalation in the worsening standoff in the Gulf.Iran’s Revolutionary Guard claimed to have taken the British-flagged S…

US Senate to Consider Bill Punishing Saudis for Human Rights Record

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has introduced a bill that would punish Saudi Arabia for human rights violations, but does not block arms sales to the kingdom.Republican James Risch of Idaho says the bipartisan Saudi Arabia Diplo…

New Saudi Ambassadors Take up Posts in Washington and London

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months’ vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Princess Reema…

New Saudi Ambassadors Take up Posts in Washington and London

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months’ vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Princess Reema…

TRUMP, KIM WILL MEET AT DMZ ON SUNDAY, SOUTH KOREA’S LEADER SAYS

After days of speculation — and optimistic statements by the two leaders — President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone.The confirmation came from South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a joint news co…