(NEW YORK) -- After years of controversy around its location, the 2022 World Cup is underway in Qatar.There have been allegations of payoffs to FIFA members to earn the bid, criticism of Qatar's laws against women and LGBTQ individuals, the deaths of migrants used... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. citizen and Florida resident Saad Ibrahim Almadi was arrested for a series of tweets he published that were critical of Saudi Arabia while visiting family in the Kingdom last November.His son, Ibrahim Almadi, spoke with ABC News' Linsey Davis Monday... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown "no interest" in engaging in "meaningful diplomacy" with Ukraine, after eight months of bloody war."Our purpose is simple. It's to stand with the Ukrainians, to make sure that their... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden thinks the United States needs to "re-evaluate" its relationship with Saudi Arabia, especially in light of the decision by the OPEC+ oil cartel to cut production, the White House said Tuesday."I think the president's been very clear that this... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy on Sunday called for a change in Washington's ties to Saudi Arabia after the country and other members of the OPEC+ alliance decided to significantly cut production later this year in a move that will likely drive up... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday arrives in the Middle East for the first time as president, visiting Israel, the occupied West Bank and Saudi Arabia in a trip centered on encouraging the growing ties between Israel and Arab countries, while resetting his... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday she was "very disappointed" in President Joe Biden's plan to meet with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, who the U.S. has determined ordered the operation that killed Khashoggi in 2018."Mr. Biden, you'll... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A coalition of families and survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden, during his visit to Saudi Arabia next month, to hold the kingdom accountable for its role in the terrorist strike that killed almost 3,000... Read More.