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Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 12, 2018
Trump discussed response to Jamal Khashoggi killing with Erdogan, says White House official
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Tayyip Erdogan, discussed how to respond to the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a White House official said on Sunday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 14, 2018
Tesla's slow disclosure after Musk's tweet of going private raises governance concerns
Tesla Inc.'s handling of Chief Executive Elon Musk's proposal to take the carmaker private and its failure to promptly file a formal disclosure has raised governance concerns and sparked questions about how companies use social media.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 30, 2018
GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley cool to calling Trump Jr. for hearing over alleged lying
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Donald Trump Jr.'s lawyers should be asked about possible discrepancies between his private testimony to the committee and press reports, but he didn't endorse a Democratic proposal to bring him in for a public hearing.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 15, 2017
Houthi leader says Saudi oil tankers, UAE could be targeted if Yemen's Hodeidah port is attacked
Yemen's Houthi leader, Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, said on Thursday his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen's main port at Hodeidah.
WORLD
Sep 13, 2017
Saudi coalition probes own airstrikes in Yemen, deems its actions mainly justified
A panel set up by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate civilian casualties found a series of deadly airstrikes largely justified, citing the presence of armed militiamen at the homes, schools and clinics that were targeted.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 1, 2017
Yemen regime vows to wrest vital aid port of Hodeidah out of Houthi hands, give it to neutral party
The Saudi-backed Yemeni government will not allow its Houthi foes to keep the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, the information minister said, underlining its intention to remove the vital aid delivery point from the control of the Iran-aligned group.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 3, 2016
WFP aid ship reaches Houthi port after communication gear is offloaded in Saudi diversion
A World Food Program (WFP) ship carrying humanitarian aid offloaded its cargo in Yemen on Wednesday, the United Nations said, after it was diverted to Saudi Arabia last month because it was carrying communications equipment.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 1, 2015
Saudis report seizure of boatload of Yemen-bound Iranian arms; Tehran again slams hajj debacle
The confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Iran escalated on Wednesday, as the kingdom said it foiled an Iranian arms shipment to Yemeni rebels and the Islamic Republic again hit out over last week's fatal Hajj stampede in Mecca.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 30, 2015
Shades of U.S. in fractious Iraq: Aden's citizens give V-signs to Saudi forces
As Saudi soldiers drive armored vehicles around Aden, the port in southern Yemen they helped recapture from rebels, young men clap and children flash the V-for-victory sign.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 17, 2015
Trump blusters way into White House bid, blasts fellow Republicans, Obama, Mexicans, Saudis
Real estate mogul and TV celebrity Donald Trump barged his way into the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Tuesday in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Barack Obama's administration.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 26, 2015
Peace talks scrubbed as fighting engulfs Yemen; Houthis suffer first key setback in south
Local Sunni Muslim militia ejected Shiite Houthi rebels from much of the southern Yemeni city of Dalea on Monday, residents and combatants said, inflicting the first significant setback on the Iranian-backed rebels in two months of civil war.
BUSINESS
Apr 27, 2015
Mideast supply disruption threat sends oil trading to near four-month high
Oil traded near the highest price since December on concern that Middle East supplies may be disrupted as Saudi Arabia expanded its military campaign against Yemen.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 9, 2015
Iran naval presence off Yemen established
Iran sent two warships to the Gulf of Aden on Wednesday, state media reported, establishing a military presence off the coast of Yemen where Saudi Arabia is leading a bombing campaign to oust the Iran-allied Houthi movement.
WORLD
Aug 11, 2014
Saudi Arabia jails four for seeking to fight in Syria
Saudi Arabia's Specialised Criminal Court has sentenced four men to prison for travelling abroad to fight in Syria's civil war, local and state media reported on Sunday.

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