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Day: November 17, 2018

Brexit deal and Tory leadership in a perilous position
Featured, United Kingdom

Brexit deal and Tory leadership in a perilous position

    Brexit deal and leadership of the country have been left in a perilous position this weekend, following a fierce backlash against the agreement she has struck with the EU. Conservative backbenchers in their constituencies on Saturday were continuing to pore over the details of the draft deal, while also taking soundings from their local associations. But the prime minister will tomorrow look to push back against criticism of her leadership and sell her proposed Brexit deal to voters during an appearance on Sky News Sophy Ridge On Sunday show her first live TV interview since the details were revealed. Predicting fellow MPs will see things moving on Monday, Ms Dorries suggested 1922 Committee chair Sir Graham Brady who would organise any confidence vote in the prime...
Khashoggi was married with the Egyptian woman in secret ceremony
Arab world, Featured

Khashoggi was married with the Egyptian woman in secret ceremony

    An Egyptian woman says she married Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a religious ceremony in the United States this year, months before he was killed at a Saudi consulate in Turkey while seeking papers needed to marry a different woman. The disclosure of the marriage, which Khashoggi appears to have kept hidden from his Turkish fiancee and even members of his family, adds to the complicated timeline of Khashoggi’s final months before he was killed by a team of Saudi assassins in October. A longtime associate of Khashoggi who participated in the ceremony as a witness confirmed Atr’s account. He spoke on the condition of anonymity because of safety concerns. Members of Khashoggi’s family declined to comment on the marriage. His Turkish fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, said ...