Saudi Arabia

NYPD via AP
January 22, 2019 - 6:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials say two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bound bodies mysteriously washed up in New York City in October had killed themselves. The medical examiner on Tuesday said 16-year-old Tala Farea and 23-year-old Rotana Farea ``bound themselves together before descending into the...
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January 14, 2019 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An art exhibit installed on the grounds of the World Trade Center that features a giant candy sculpture wrapped in the Saudi Arabian flag is being relocated following complaints from 9/11 victims groups. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed Monday the exhibit ``...
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Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun.
(Immigration police via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 10:33 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The head of Thailand's immigration police said Monday that an 18-year-old Saudi woman who was stopped in Bangkok as she was trying to travel to Australia for asylum to escape alleged abuse by her family will not be sent anywhere against her wishes. RELATED: Silenced forever: Saudi...
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Saudi text
Dreamstime
January 06, 2019 - 5:44 pm
Women in Saudi Arabia will learn they’re getting a divorce from their husbands by text message.
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(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
November 20, 2018 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — his exclamation-filled statement making clear that for him the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility...
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Jamal Khashoggi
AP Photo/Emrah Gure
November 17, 2018 - 10:17 am
President Donald Trump awaited a briefing Saturday from the CIA on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a U.S. official said American intelligence agencies had concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing. The Saudi government has denied that claim.
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NYPD via AP
November 02, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bodies washed up on New York City's waterfront told people they would rather harm themselves than return to their home country. The bodies of 16-year-old Tala Farea and 23-year-old Rotana Farea were discovered Oct. 24 in the Hudson River...
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NYPD via AP
November 01, 2018 - 7:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating the mysterious deaths of two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bound bodies washed up in New York City last week say they arrived from Fairfax, Virginia, on Sept. 1. Police said Thursday that credit card records show 16-year-old Tala Farea and 23-year-old Rotana Farea...
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NYPD
October 31, 2018 - 6:23 am
Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of two sisters from Saudi Arabia whose bodies, bound together with tape, washed up on New York City's waterfront last week.
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AP
October 19, 2018 - 6:37 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP/1010 WINS) -- Saudi state-run media is reporting that prosecutors in the kingdom believe Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a quarrel. State media also quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudi nationals are being held on...
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