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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Rubio says reassess ties if Saudi killed writer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 9:10 p.m. A member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the U.S.-Saudi relations may need “to be completely revised” if an investigation finds the … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Rubio says reassess ties if Saudi killed writer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Germany, France, UK call for Saudi writer probe

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Germany, France and Britain are calling for a “credible investigation” to establish what happened to Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi and seek a “complete and … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Germany, France, UK call for Saudi writer probe

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $10B for Bahrain

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — 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 Persian Gulf to strike oil, had faced the specter … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $10B for Bahrain

United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel to United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan September 15-22 to meet with counterparts to discuss a range of consular issues, including international parental child abduction. While in the region, the Assistant Secretary also plans to review consular operations at our … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan

NEW YORK | NYC mayor’s office: People from quarantined jet have the flu

NEW YORK  — The New York City mayor’s office says 10 people hospitalized after a large commercial jet arrived from Dubai have tested positive for influenza. Mayoral spokesman Eric Phillips tweeted on Thursday that some tests came back inconclusive on other viruses and will be re-administered. All 10 patients will be kept in the hospital … Continue reading NEW YORK | NYC mayor’s office: People from quarantined jet have the flu

NEW YORK | The Latest: Vanilla Ice on plane that had sick passengers

NEW YORK — The Latest on the emergency response around a plane carrying sick passengers (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An airliner from Dubai with 10 passengers and crew members who were hospitalized with flu-like symptoms was carrying 1990s rapper Vanilla Ice. A manager for the rapper confirmed on Wednesday that he was on the … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Vanilla Ice on plane that had sick passengers