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Pipe bombs targeting Democrats: What we know so far

World Oct 25, 2018

Pipe bombs targeting Democrats: What we know so far

The packages arrived in familiar manila envelopes affixed with lots of stamps, some bearing the American flag. But what was inside was alarming: crude pipe bombs wrapped in black tape, with wires sprouting from each end. None of the explosives detonated, and no one was ...

Saudi's young crown prince: reformer or authoritarian?

World Oct 21, 2018

Saudi's young crown prince: reformer or authoritarian?

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman has shaken up the ultraconservative oil superpower with economic, social and religious reforms since becoming crown prince last year. But many now see his crackdown on any dissent as verging on authoritarianism. Known by his initials, MBS, the young, tall ...

Saudi Khashoggi saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

World Oct 21, 2018

Saudi Khashoggi saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

Friends say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, contributing to the growing community of exiled Arabs who have taken refuge there. For Khashoggi, a history-lover, the growing Arabic community and ...