Asian soccer candidate files complaint about Kuwaiti sheikh

Sports 04/18/19, 04:43

A candidate who lost an election to join the FIFA Council this month has filed a formal complaint accusing Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of "threats and manipulation."Mariyam Mohamed of Maldives says in a letter to the Asian Football ...

Update: Australia considering resettlement for Saudi

Asia & Pacific 01/09/19, 01:39

The Latest on the Saudi woman in Thailand seeking asylum abroad (all times local):1:25 p.m.Australia says it is considering granting a Saudi who fled from her family refugee resettlement based on referral by the U.N.The Department of Home Affairs confirmed ...

Like father, like son? Not so much in Bush dynasty

Politics 12/01/18, 13:49

George Herbert Walker Bush and George W. Bush had only so much in common as presidents. They shared one big thing besides name, family and party, though. They were both conservatives for their time. Very different times. Bush the father was a ...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

World 12/01/18, 02:08

He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a mighty coalition that dislodged Iraq ...

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

Politics 12/01/18, 00:18

George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single ...

Olympic powerbroker indicted, faces Swiss forgery trial

Soccer 11/19/18, 08:29

Facing a criminal trial in Switzerland, Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al Fahad al Sabah temporarily stepped aside from his IOC work on Monday.The Kuwaiti sheikh denies wrongdoing but said in a statement he did not want "these politically motivated allegations ...

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $10B for Bahrain

World 10/04/18, 09:39

Bahrain said Thursday that Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged $10 billion to support the island kingdom, helping it avoid defaulting on loans as it tries to restructure its finances.Bahrain, though the first Arab nation in the ...

Syria’s Assad says ‘understanding’ reached with Arab states

World 10/03/18, 10:04

President Bashar Assad told a little-known Kuwaiti newspaper that Syria has reached a "major understanding" with Arab states after years of hostility over the country's civil war.The interview in the Al-Shahed newspaper, published Wednesday, was Assad's first with a Gulf ...

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