The wife of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has urged the Premier League to block to the sale of Newcastle United to Saudi Arabia.
Ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's decision to greenlight arms sales to Saudi Arabia against the will of Congress when he was abruptly removed from his post, congressional officials tell NBC News. Josh Lederman reports. Aired on 05/18/2020. It has been three years since an air, land and sea blockade was imposed on Qatar by fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, as well as non-GCC member Egypt.
The US is now pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to lift a ban on Qatar Airways using their airspace.
But despite intensified efforts to de-escalate tensions, there is no end in sight to the worst political crisis the region has ever seen.
Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports. The Pentagon has weighed in on the Trump administration's decision to pull out of a decades-old surveillance treaty and gave an update on the aircraft carrier that had been sidelined due to COVID-19. (May 21) The Armed Forces issued a scathing report on the state of five long-term care facilities in Ontario. Military members dispatched to the homes say they witnessed dozens of unhygienic and dangerous practices. Jacqueline Mitchell, whose mother is a resident at one of the facilities, said she is "ashamed" for the province and is calling on the Ontario government to shut down and take over the troubled homes.