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Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

The UK has warned Iran against forcing the British-Iranian detainee back into jail.

UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

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UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a new court appearance in Tehran and will be taken back to jail.

Iranian wrestler faces execution, prompting international sports defence

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Iranian wrestler faces execution, prompting international sports defence

The case of Navid Afkari has drawn international interest, with world sports organisations jumping to his defence and critics claiming Iran is ...

Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

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Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

Dozens of Palestinians have lost an eye after being shot by the Israeli forces, in Gaza, Jerusalem or the West Bank.

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'Quran-tine?': Coronavirus isolation led Austrian MMA fighter to Islam

Wilhelm Ott announced his conversion to Islam in an Instagram post on Thursday.

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More virus cases linked to UAE Tour cycling

Six people linked to thr recently-cancelled UAE tour have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus spreading around the world.

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Portuguese motorcycle rider killed during Saudi Arabia's Dakar Rally

Paulo Goncalves died in a fall after seventh stage of the gruelling motorsport event, held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

Sam Hamad

Khashoggi verdict: This is what Saudi Arabia calls justice

Comment: Just as some had hoped, the verdict on Khashoggi's killing will whitewash Saudi crimes, and pave the way for business as usual with the ...

My Brother, Muhammad Ali

Sadek Hamid

My Brother, Muhammad Ali

Book Club: My Brother, Muhammad Ali, takes readers behind the scenes of his early childhood, extraordinary fighting career and post ...

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Anthony Joshua under flak for MbS selfie

Saudi Arabia's biggest boxing match led to accusations of sports washing.

Saudi Arabia to stage first women's pro golf event

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Saudi Arabia to stage first women's pro golf event

Saudi Arabia will host a professional women's golf tournament in 2020, despite boycotts by golf superstars Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy earlier ...

Joshua beats Ruiz in controversial Saudi Arabia fight

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Joshua beats Ruiz in controversial Saudi Arabia fight

The fight was played out to a backdrop of concerns that Saudi Arabia was using this and other big sporting events to divert attention from its ...

Joshua-Ruiz rematch puts Saudi sportswashing back in the ring

Sam Hamad

Joshua-Ruiz rematch puts Saudi sportswashing back in the ring

Comment: Lured by vast sums of money, the boxing elite has opted to bury its head in the sand when it comes to Saudi Arabia's shameful ...

British <em>boxing</em> fans flood Riyadh for Joshua-Ruiz rematch

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British boxing fans flood Riyadh for Joshua-Ruiz rematch

Around 5,000 tickets have been sold to British fans so far to attend the controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia.

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‘Money talks’: Anthony Joshua slammed for Saudi boxing match

British boxing champion Anthony Joshua has been under growing criticism for his decision to fight in Saudi Arabia, with Amnesty saying he could have instead raised awareness of human rights.

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WWE reaffirms Saudi partnership after disaster tour

A recent statement from WWE on its partnership with Saudi Arabia has seemingly confirmed reports that not all is well behind the scenes.

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Undertaker in Riyadh fuels speculation of Saudi WWE appearance

Fans may be in for an upset after the WWE reportedly decided to sideline its legends in favour of Tyson Fury for its upcoming event in Saudi ...

Wilson Dizard

Turkey sanctions signal Trump's weakness as impeachment looms

Comment: Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria and sanction Turkey has exposed a weak US president with little diplomatic credibility, ...

MbS plugs economic vision at Ruiz v Joshua presser

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MbS plugs economic vision at Ruiz v Joshua presser

Heavyweight boxers Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua kicked off the promotional tour for their upcoming rematch with a news conference plugging Saudi ...

Wilson Dizard

Joshua-Ruiz rematch must not be held in Saudi Arabia

Comment: Holding the Joshua-Ruiz rematch, itself a problematic event, in Saudi Arabia will be an act of complicity in the kingdom's brutal human ...

Mayweather 'received $2m' to hype Pacquiao Saudi Arabia rematch

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Mayweather 'received $2m' to hype Pacquiao Saudi Arabia rematch

Will Floyd Mayweather fight Manny Pacquiao in Saudi Arabia? Probably not, but Mayweather says the bout that will never be is still making him ...

Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz Jr to rematch in Saudi

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Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz Jr to rematch in Saudi

British champion boxer Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr will face off in Saudi Arabia in December for a rematch.

Manny Pacquiao denies planned Khan fight in Saudi Arabia

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Manny Pacquiao denies planned Khan fight in Saudi Arabia

Philippines boxer Manny Pacquiao has said that rumours a fight with the UK's Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia are not true.

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