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Khashoggi son welcomes Saudi court verdict over father's murder

Dec 24, 2019 - 8:32 AM

Salah Khashoggi has denied reports that he has agreed to a financial settlement with the Saudi government

MURDERED. Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor, was killed on October 2, 2018 after a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork before marrying his Turkish fiancee. Photo by Yasin AKGUL / AFP

20 suspects face trial for deadly 2015 Paris attacks

Nov 29, 2019 - 6:44 PM

The office of the national anti-terror prosecutor charges 14 people currently in prison or under judicial supervision, including Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspected participant in the attacks. Six others are targeted by arrest warrants.

PARIS ATTACKS. In this file photo taken on November 13, 2015 a man lies on the pavement near the cafe 'A la Bonne Biere' in Paris, following a series of coordinated attacks in and around Paris. File photo by Anthony Dorfmann/AFP

Paris attacks suspect charged over Brussels suicide bombings

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:03 AM

Salah Abdeslam, a Belgian-born French national who hails from the Brussels Molenbeek neighborhood, is charged with 'participating in the activities of a terrorist group'

CHARGED. In this file photo, prime suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam (2nd R) sits beside his alleged accomplice Sofiane Ayari (R) as they are surrounded by Belgian special police officers in the courtroom at the 'Palais de Justice' courthouse in Brussels for the opening of his trial, on February 5, 2018. File photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Algeria army chief renews support for president after interim term ends

Jul 10, 2019 - 11:56 PM

A presidential election planned for early July has been scrapped, de facto extending interim president Abdelkader Bensalah's presidency for an undetermined period

INTERIM PRESIDENT. Algerian speaker of the upper house of parliament, Abdelkader Bensalah, is pictured during a parliamentary session at the Palais des Nations in the Algerian capital Algiers on April 9, 2019, after lawmakers named him as interim president. File photo by Ryad Kramdi/AFP

Concussed Salah out of Champions League semis for Liverpool

May 06, 2019 - 8:20 PM

Liverpool face a huge challenge of trying to overturn a 0-3 first leg deficit against Barcelona to reach the Champions League finals for a second straight season

SIDELINED. Mohamed Salah 'feels okay but it is not good enough from a medical point of view,' says Liverpool team manager Jurgen Klopp. File photo by Paul Ellis/AFP


Khashoggi family denies settlement with Saudis – statement

Apr 10, 2019 - 10:04 PM

'Currently, the trial is taking place and no settlement discussion had been or is discussed,' reads a statement posted on Salah Khashoggi's Twitter account

KILLED. File photo of a man passing in front of a screen showing Jamal Khashoggi during a commemoration event of Khashoggi's supporters on November 11, 2018 in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Key coalition partner demands Algeria's Bouteflika quit

Mar 27, 2019 - 10:01 PM

The National Rally for Democracy says it 'recommends the resignation of the president...with the aim of smoothing the period of transition'

CALL FOR RESIGNATION. File picture dated January 31, 2019 shows Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia addressing an ordinary session of The National Rally for Democracy political party, in Zeralda near the capital Algiers. The coalition ally of Algeria's ruling party called on March 27, 2019 for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign. File photo by Ryad Kramdi/AFP

WATCH: Salah seals great day for Egyptian football

Jan 09, 2019 - 10:02 AM

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah bags the African Player of the Year title anew as Egypt wins the Cup of Nations hosting rights

SENSATIONAL. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah tallies 44 goals for Liverpool last season. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

'Life saver' Alisson, Salah strike take Liverpool into last 16

Dec 12, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Liverpool marches into the Champions League knockout stage behind Mohamed Salah's goal and Alisson Becker’s stunning late save

GAME HERO. Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Salah runs past Napoli defender Mario Rui in their crucial Champions League match. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Son of murdered journalist Khashoggi leaves Saudi Arabia for US

Oct 26, 2018 - 7:40 AM

Salah Khashoggi's departure comes after he was photographed on Tuesday with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a condolence visit, staring coldly as the pair shook hands

COLD STARE. A handout picture provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on October 23, 2018 shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meeting with family members of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh. Photo by AFP.

No Messi in shortlist for FIFA best player award

Sep 04, 2018 - 11:57 AM

The Argentine star has been omitted from the top 3 for the first time since 2006

SNUBBED. Lionel Messi dominated the award with rival Cristiano Ronaldo over the past decade. File photo Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP


World Cup stars dominate FIFA best player award shortlist

Jul 25, 2018 - 11:49 AM

French World Cup champions Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane headline the 10-man list

ON TOP. Just weeks after ruling the World Cup, the French players again dominate the list of candidates in the FIFA awards. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Salah signs new long-term contract with Liverpool

Jul 02, 2018 - 7:20 PM

The Egyptian football star gets rewarded after a phenomenal season in the Premier League

DAZZLING. Mohamed Salah (right) holds the second-highest record for total of goals in a season in Liverpool's history. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

All eyes on Salah as World Cup host takes on Egypt

Jun 19, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Egypt is in a must-win situation after losing its opening game to Uruguay

POSSIBLE APPEARANCE? The "Egyptian King" Mohamed Salah might just make his first World Cup appearance against hosts Russia. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Uruguay strikes late to beat Egypt as Salah sits out match

Jun 15, 2018 - 10:31 PM

Jose Gimenez scores last-gasp goal as Uruguay kicks off its FIFA World Cup 2018 bid with a dramatic win

CLUTCH. Uruguay's defender Jose Gimenez celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Egypt. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Mohamed Salah included in final Egypt World Cup squad

Jun 05, 2018 - 1:32 PM

The Liverpool star is expected to miss Egypt's opening World Cup match against Uruguay due to a shoulder injury

RARING TO COME BACK. Mohamed Salah is still recovering from a shoulder injury. File photo by Paul Ellis/AFP


Injured Liverpool striker Salah holds out hope for World Cup stint

May 31, 2018 - 10:49 AM

Likely sidelined for 3 weeks, the Egyptian star is expected to miss the opening match

ROAD TO RECOVERY. Salah is in Valencia for rehabilitation after injuring his shoulder in the Champions League. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Salah 'confident' for World Cup despite shoulder injury

May 28, 2018 - 9:30 AM

New reports claim that the Liverpool star only suffered ligament damage and may be back in action in 3 weeks

FALLING STAR. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah (right) falls with Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos leading to the Egyptian forward's shoulder injury. Photo by Genya Savilov/AFP

Liverpool out to end Real Madrid streak in Champions League Final 2018

May 25, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Real Madrid bids to become the first team since 1976 to lift the European Cup for 3 straight years

SHOWDOWN. Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah figure in a key battle when Real Madrid clashes with Liverpool in the Champions League final. Photos by Gabriel Bouys and Paul Ellis/AFP

Salah superb but Liverpool gives Roma lifeline

Apr 25, 2018 - 11:49 AM

Liverpool rues its missed chances and poor late defending, but stays on track for a first final stint in 11 years

SUPERSTAR. Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final football match between Liverpool and Roma. Photo by Filippo Monteforte/AFP

Salah to hang around Liverpool longer – Henderson

Apr 24, 2018 - 10:02 AM

The Liverpool captain believes that Salah will not make the same decisions as Luis Suarez and Philip Coutinho who both moved to Barcelona

PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Mohamed Salah earns the Premier League's Player of the Year award with his feat of 41 goals in 46 appearances. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Salah, Firmino send Liverpool into UCL semi-finals

Apr 11, 2018 - 11:46 AM

Man City manager Guardiola watches the second half from the stands after being sent off for his protestations at the break

39TH GOAL. Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League second leg quarter-final football match between Manchester City and Liverpool. Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Salah sold on cheap to Liverpool before 'Neymar effect' – Roma chief

Mar 29, 2018 - 11:52 AM

Neymar revolutionizes the transfer market after Salah went to Liverpool

'NEYMAR EFFECT'. Roma sporting director Monchi says that the value of Salah should've been higher when he transferred to Liverpool.

Salah can pass Messi and be best in world, insists Klopp

Mar 18, 2018 - 2:31 PM

Salah continues his season with a 4-goal haul in a 5-0 thrashing of Watford at Anfield

NEXT BEST PLAYER. Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp says that Mohamed Salah has the potential to be the next best player in the world.

Sudan's Bashir replaces intelligence chief – state media

Feb 11, 2018 - 7:35 PM

A presidential decree announces Salah Abdallah Mohammed Salih as the new head of the country's National Intelligence and Security Service

REPLACED. This file photo taken on March 27, 2012 shows the chief of Sudan's powerful intelligence service, Mohammed Atta, during a conference in Khartoum. Photo by Ebrahim Hamid/AFP

Paris suspect Abdeslam refuses to return to Brussels trial

Feb 07, 2018 - 7:18 AM

The fresh show of defiance comes after Abdeslam berated judges for being anti-Muslim, refused to stand and said that he put his 'trust in Allah' on the first day of the trial

COURT SCENE. A courtroom sketch made on February 5, 2018 shows prime suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam prior to the opening of his trial at the "Palais de Justice" courthouse in Brussels. Benoit Peyruco/AFP

Paris attacks suspect refuses to answer questions at Belgian trial

Feb 05, 2018 - 1:20 PM

(UPDATED) Salah Abdeslam, who has declined to to speak to investigators since his arrest in March 2016, immediately signals his defiance by refusing to stand when asked by the judge and saying he would not cooperate

PARIS ATTACKS TRIAL. Prime suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam (2nd R) sits beside his alleged accomplice Sofiane Ayari (R) as they are surrounded by Belgian special police officers in the courtroom at the "Palais de Justice" courthouse in Brussels for the opening of his trial, on February 5, 2018. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Last surviving 2015 Paris attacks suspect faces trial in Belgium

Feb 01, 2018 - 12:05 PM

It will be the first public glimpse of the 28-year-old who led police on a 4-month international manhunt following the attacks in the French capital that killed 130 people

COURTHOUSE. In this file photo, soldiers stand guard at the Brussels' courthouse, on December 18, 2017. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Israel extends Islamic cleric's detention over 'incitement'

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:39 PM

Police tell the court the allegations against Raed Salah relate to a sermon he gave after a July attack that killed two policemen near Jerusalem s ultra sensitive Haram al Sharif mosque compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount

SUPPORTERS. Arab-Israeli supporters of Sheikh Raed Salah (portrait), leader of the radical northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, gather in protest against the arrest and detention of the Sheikh, outside the Israeli Rishon Lezion Justice court, near Tel Aviv on August 17, 2017. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP

'I'm not ashamed' says Paris attacks suspect – report

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:47 PM

First of all I m not afraid of letting anything slip because I m not ashamed of what I am says Salah Abdeslam in correspondence with an anonymous woman

'NOT ASHAMED.' In this file photo, a convoy transporting Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam arrives to the Fleury-Merogis prison on April 27, 2016. File photo by Dominique Faget/AFP

Belgium missed 13 chances to unmask Paris attackers – report

Oct 08, 2016 - 9:41 PM

Of the 13 missed chances for Belgian police to catch some of the Paris attackers six were due to staffing shortages the secret report says

POLICE OPERATION. Police operation in Saint Denis, near Paris on November 18, 2015, five day after Paris terror attacks. Photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

Kemenhub: ‘groundhandling’ Lion Air belum dibekukan

May 24, 2016 - 4:44 PM

Kementerian Perhubungan masih memberikan waktu selama 30 hari kepada Lion Air untuk memperbaiki sistem pelayanan penumpang dan bagasinya

PEMBEKUAN? Pelayanan penumpang dan bagasi Lion Air di Bandara Soekarno-Hatta belum akan dibekukan, setidaknya untuk 30 hari ke depan. Foto oleh Malik/ANTARA

Alan Purisima, Duterte’s cabinet, Salah Abdeslam | 6PM wRap

May 20, 2016 - 6:45 PM

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Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face French investigators

May 20, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Abdeslam 26 is known to have dropped off the 3 suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside the Stade de France national stadium in northern Paris

TRIAL. Exterior view of the Fleury-Merogis prison, south of Paris, France, April 28, 2016. On April 27, Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was handed over to French authorities to face prosecution in relation to the Paris terror attacks on November 13, 2015. File photo by Yoan Valat/EPA

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam transferred to France

Apr 27, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Salah Abdeslam s lawyer says his client is anxious to explain himself in France

epa05279294 A police officers stands guard at the Palais de Justice at the 36, Quai des Orfevres where Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam (unseen) is due to appear before the investigating magistrate, in Paris, France, 27 April 2016. Salah Abdeslam was handed over to French authorities to face prosecution in relation to the Paris terror attacks on 13 November 2015. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Belgium charges new suspects over Brussels attacks

Apr 12, 2016 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED A statement says Smail F and Ibrahim F are charged with participation in the activities of a terrorist group terrorist murders and attempts to commit terrorist murders

In this file photo, Belgian police officers stand guard near Maelbeek - Maalbeek subway station in Brussels on March 23, 2016, a day after triple bomb attacks in the Belgian capital killed about 35 people and left more than 200 people wounded. Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

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Apr 08, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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Abdeslam 'chose' not blow himself up in Paris – brother

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:13 PM

Salah Abdeslam says there would have been more victims had he chosen to follow through with the plan according to his brother Mohamed

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Apr 01, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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Belgium to extradite Paris suspect Abdeslam to France

Apr 01, 2016 - 12:56 AM

2nd UPDATE The transfer to France should happen within 10 days says French justice minister Jean Jacques Urvoas

EXTRADITION. Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam's lawyer Sven Mary (C) leaves the court where suspect in the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks Salah Abdeslam (not pictured) is expected to make an appearance, in Brussels, Belgium, March 24, 2016. Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Paris suspect Abdeslam 'wants to cooperate', fresh raid in Belgium

Mar 31, 2016 - 7:15 PM

UPDATED Belgian federal prosecutors do not object to handing the suspect over to France says spokesman Eric Van der Sypt

epa05237330 Police forces guard at the entrance of Brussels court prior to the decision on extradition of Abdeslam Salah to France in Brussels, Belgium, 31 March 2016. The advocat of Abdeslam Salah, believed to having masterminded the 13 November Paris attacks, says he is no longer fighting his extradition to France. A decision should be taken later the day. EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE

Safety check Facebook untuk Pakistan salah sasaran

Mar 28, 2016 - 2:27 PM

Facebook meluncurkan fitur Safety Check untuk pemboman di Lahore Pakistan Namun yang mendapatkan malah mereka yang tak tinggal di sana

SAFETY CHECK. Safety Check lets users tell others they're safe and see on the safety of other users. Screen shot from Facebook

Paris, Brussels jihadist network: What we know

Mar 24, 2016 - 11:59 AM

Links have been established between the network behind the Paris attacks in November and this week s bombings in Brussels

BRUSSELS BLASTS. Passengers leave the airport area after explosions at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. File photo by Laurent Dubrule/EPA

Brussels suicide brothers are the link to Paris carnage

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui are Belgian nationals with major convictions not linked to terrorism federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw says at a news briefing on Wednesday March 23

POLICE SEARCH. Belgian police secure a house at 64 Busselenberg street in the district of Anderlecht-Brussels, during a police search, Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2016. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

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Mar 23, 2016 - 7:04 PM

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Bloody week in Brussels: From police raid to bombings

Mar 23, 2016 - 3:00 PM

A look at the developments over the past week in Belgium

BLOWN AWAY. A general view on the terminal building after explosions at Brussels Airport in Zaventem near Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. Olivier Hoslet/EPA

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Mar 23, 2016 - 12:43 PM

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TIMELINE: Brussels terror attacks

Mar 23, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Brussels bombings: Here is a timeline of what has happened so far

Emergency workers and police at Rue de la Loi, after an explosion at Malbeek Metro station, Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Huge manhunt after Brussels attacks horror

Mar 23, 2016 - 7:27 AM

UPDATED The bombings will raise fresh questions about the continent s ability to cope with the terror threat and underscores doubts about how Belgium has allowed extremism to develop unchecked

TRIBUTES. People hold a banner reading in French and Flamish 'I AM BRUSSELS' as they gather around floral tributes, candles, Belgian and peace flags and notes in front of the Bourse of Brussels on March 22, 2016 in tribute to the victims of Brussels following triple bomb attacks in the Belgian capital that killed about 35 people and left more than 200 people wounded. Aurore Belot/Belga/AFP

World condemns Brussels bombings as strike on European democracy

Mar 22, 2016 - 8:27 PM

UPDATED World leaders unite in condemning the carnage in Brussels and vowed to combat terrorism

CRISIS MEETING. French president Francois Hollande (C) speaks with Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) and minister of defence Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) after they held a crisis defense meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 22, 2016. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA