Saudi Arabia

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. is looking to increase support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, officials said Wednesday—a move that some see as another signal that President Donald Trump is itching to take the U.S. to a new war. Among the options for support are boosting intelligence-sharing and logistical efforts. Officials say increased military pressure...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday lifted the government's human...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Criticism abounded Tuesday after the U.S. government announced a surprise ban...

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The same day a Saudi official marched in Paris for free speech, his country - the one that persecutes/jails writers/activists and considers women drivers terrorists - dragged jailed blogger Raif Badawi into the public square and flogged him 50 times for "insulting Islam," the first of 20 scheduled floggings. Tuesday he marked his 31st birthday. Friday, despite global outrage, he will likely be lashed again. From one of his last posts: "Let us all live under the roof of human civilization.”