• NEW YORK Jul 16, 2019

    Police Charge Suspect in US Scientist's Slaying in Crete

    A 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a tunnel formerly used as a storage site during World War II. Crete police said a Greek man from the island confessed to the “violent criminal act,” telling investigators...

  • Asher Klein Mar 21, 2019

    Dutch Suspect in Tram Shooting to Face Terrorism Charge

    The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht will be charged with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent, prosecutors said Thursday. Investigations so far into Monday’s shooting that left three dead and three seriously injured indicate that the shooter acted alone, prosecutors said in a written statement. The main suspect,...

  • Asher Klein Mar 18, 2019

    3 Dead in Dutch Tram Shooting; Attacker at Large

    At least three people were killed and nine others injured in a shooting that broke out on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

  • Ambassador Oct 20, 2018

    A Timeline of Saudi Statements on the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi

    The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country’s consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. The latest announcement on Saturday, declaring that Khashoggi had died in a “fistfight” with officials that came to see him there, increased criticism over Saudi’s handling of the case and concern...

  • Saudi Arabia Jul 19, 2017

    Saudis Release Woman in Viral Miniskirt Video Without Charge

    Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that a woman who was detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. Police in Saudi Arabia had arrested the young woman for wearing “immodest clothes” after an outcry from people who say she flagrantly violated the kingdom’s conservative Islamic dress code. The young Saudi woman drew attention...

  • Saudi Arabia Jul 18, 2017

    Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

    A Saudi woman has been arrested for defying the kingdom’s strict dress code by walking around in a miniskirt and crop top in a video that sparked public outrage. The woman, whose name was not given, was detained by police in the capital, Riyadh, for wearing “immodest clothes” that contradicted the country’s conservative Islamic dress code, state media reported Tuesday....

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