U.S. sending troops back to Saudi Arabia as row with Iran heats up

World Jul 20, 2019

U.S. sending troops back to Saudi Arabia as row with Iran heats up

Reuters, AP — Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, state news agency SPA said on Friday. The U.S. Defense Department confirmed the move in a statement, saying it would deploy troops and resources to ...

U.S. House proposal would force disclosures of terror watchlist

World / Politics Jul 18, 2019

U.S. House proposal would force disclosures of terror watchlist

The House has adopted a proposal from Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar that would force President Donald Trump's administration to disclose details about how it shares the FBI's watchlist of more than 1 million individuals classified as "known or suspected terrorists" with foreign countries. Omar's ...

More Sports Jul 14, 2019

Saudi sports official hugged female worker at Tokyo hotel: sources

A sports official from Saudi Arabia, in Tokyo for an archery test event ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, made unwanted advances toward a woman working at the Saudi team's Tokyo hotel, sources knowledgeable about the allegation said Saturday. According to the sources, ...

OPEC extends oil production cuts amid weaker demand outlook

Business Jul 2, 2019

OPEC extends oil production cuts amid weaker demand outlook

OPEC is extending its deal to cut oil production for another nine months in a bid to keep prices from sagging as the oil cartel faces a weakening outlook for global demand. The decision among the members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...