Saudi man detained over his alleged sex confession on TV program

Saudi man detained over alleged sex confession

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Many in this ultra-conservative kingdom, where husbands and wives rarely even kiss in public, have been scandalized by a Saudi man who spoke frankly about sex on a satellite TV program, showing off erotic toys and fantasizing about joining the mile-high club.

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American al-Qaida member from Va. to be resentenced for Bush assassination plot

American al-Qaida to be resentenced for Bush plot

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man convicted of joining al-Qaida and plotting to assassinate then-President George W. Bush is due back in court for resentencing.

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With narrowing options, Obama speeds relocating Gitmo detainees overseas

Obama looks to relocate Gitmo detainees overseas

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has begun shipping newly cleared Guantanamo Bay inmates abroad, including three sent at week’s end to Saudi Arabia, to regain momentum in its effort to close the prison camp at the U.S. naval base in Cuba.

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Obama admin inching closer to placing Yemeni detainees at Gitmo in Saudi rehab center

US hopeful on Yemeni detainee deal

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Obama administration says it is inching closer to a deal that would send an estimated 100 Yemeni detainees at Guantanamo Bay to Saudi terrorist rehabilitation centers and speed the closing of the Navy prison.

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Saudi govt. files lawsuit against tobacco agents

For the first time, Saudi Arabia is about to witness its first lawsuit by the Ministry of Health against agents of international tobacco companies in the Kingdom of Jeddah.

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