Anti-corruption campaign in Saudi brings hope to businessmen

Nov 17, 2017

Anti-corruption campaign in Saudi brings hope to businessmen

Lebanon-based businessmen who lost enterprises through dealings with members of Saudi Arabia's royal family and others in the kingdom are closely watching a new campaign led by the powerful crown prince targeting officials, princes and tycoons in the oil-rich kingdom, hoping it will help ...

/ Nov 10, 2017

U.N.'s No. 2, Amina Mohammad, accused in Chinese scam

U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed faced accusations from an advocacy group on Thursday that she granted illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was Nigeria's environment minister. Documents provided by Mohammed were used by Chinese importers to clear more than ...

Nov 3, 2017

Democratic lawmakers sue over Trump hotel lease secrecy

Democratic members of the House oversight committee filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday over the Trump administration's refusal to turn over information about the Trump family's lease of the Trump Hotel in Washington. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the District ...

Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort surrenders to FBI

/ Oct 30, 2017

Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort surrenders to FBI

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges. The charges were the first stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe ...