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Qatar: Exiled sheikh promoted by Saudi Arabia now in Kuwait
Qatar: Exiled sheikh once promoted by Saudi Arabia as opposition leader amid dispute with Doha is now in Kuwait
Qatar exile says he's held by UAE; Abu Dhabi denies claim
An exiled Qatari ruling family once promoted by Saudi Arabia amid its ongoing dispute with Doha has appeared in an online video claiming he's held against his will in the United Arab Emirates, an allegation denied by Abu Dhabi
Egypt, Eritrea leaders meet as Nile tensions rise
Egypt's president and his Eritrean counterpart have met in Cairo amid heightened tensions with Sudan and Ethiopia over border disputes and the construction of a massive upstream dam on the Nile
Father of Afghan girls' robotics team captain killed in ISIS attack
Fatemah Qaderyan, 14, a member of the Afghan girls' robotics team that gained notoriety after competing in the U.S. last month, is grieving the loss of her father who died in an ISIS-claimed terrorist attack, the team’s coach said Thursday. Qaderyan's father was killed when suicide bombers targeted
Tillerson urges negotiation to end Gulf crisis but Saudis say no
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held another round of meetings today in an effort to end the crisis among its Gulf allies but was met with a continued impasse. As the top U.S. diplomat urges restraint and negotiation, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say their demands on neighbor Qatar
Palm Sunday bombings are the latest in a string of attacks against Egypt's Christians
Egyptian Christians , who endured two deadly church bombings on Palm Sunday for which ISIS claimed credit, have long been targeted for attacks in the Arab world's most populous country. Egypt's Christian minority make up about 10 percent of the country's population, according to a recent estimate
Inside Controversial President of the Philippines' Bloody Drug War
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on police and citizens to kill drug dealers and users, and there have been thousands of killings.
Inside the Controversial President of the Philippines' War on Drugs That Has Left Thousands Dead
In the Philippines , President Rodrigo Duterte has been called the Donald Trump of the East. He rose to fame on a wave of populist discontent and a promise to crack down on drugs. The most popular drug in the Philippines is a form of crystal meth known as shabu. But behind Duterte’s populist
Donald Trump National Security Adviser Mike Flynn Has Called Islam 'a Cancer'
The man whom President-elect Donald Trump picked as his national security adviser has said he doesn’t believe that all cultures are “morally equivalent” and once described Islam as "a cancer," comments that have many in the Muslim community worried about what his new job might mean for them.