Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have signed yesterday an agreement allowing their nationals to use smart ID cards instead of passports to cross the joint borders. The deal will take force only one month after being signed by Kuwaiti Minister of Interior Lt-Gen (rtd) Sheikh Jaber Al-Khaled Al-Sabah and Saudi Arabia's Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Prince Nayif Bin-Abdulaziz Al-Saud. Sheikh Jaber said the agreement would give a strong impetus to the friendly exchanges between the two ... [read post]
Update: A German court has rejected a request to seek the extradition of the 13 CIA operatives. New York Times, December 10, 2010. "A court has rejected a lawsuit filed by Khaled el-Masri seeking to force the government to prosecute operatives he says worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and illegally detained him for five months in 2003, according to a ruling published Friday. Mr. Masri, above, a German citizen whose name was similar to that of a member of Al Qaeda, said he was kidnapped by ... [read post]
The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals this week reversed a Mississippi federal district court and held that a Muslim physician had raised genuine issues of fact in his retaliation claim against the Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In Rikabi v. Nicholson, (5th Cir., Jan. 23, 2008), Dr. Khaled Rikabi alleged that the Center's chief of staff openly referred to Muslims as a threat to the United States after 9-11. The wife of the Center's Human Relations Manager said that she and her husband dislike ... [read post]
02.10.2011 To me, Maikel Nabil is just like KhaledSaid. Just like KhaledSaid, he was treated unjustly, though not by the police but by the army. I disagree with many of his ideas, but I do respect him and his ideas. What he wrote in March ...
23.04.2012 [Malaysia Kini] - This, Khaledsaid, was because no country was truly able to afford free education for all. Citing Morocco as an example, he said there were only 300000 students in universities, out of a population of 31 million, while Malaysia had more than a million
23.04.2012 [MTV.com] - Sitting next to Juvenile on the "RapFix Live" couch, Khaledsaid, "I'm a fan first when it comes down to the Hot Boys, and it's the whole Cash Money era, so Juvie already know and Bird already know, I would love to see that." Unfortunately, there won't
23.04.2012 [Idaho State Journal] - Sawarmy Khaledsaid that government forces have repulsed an attack by Southern Sudanese forces in the area around the town of Talode in South Kordofan, the same region where Heglig is located. He said the southerners suffered unspecified casualties but
21.04.2012 [Bikya Masr] - It is where Euclid developed geometry, where Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth, and where Egypt's revolutionary flame was ignited last year with the death of KhaledSaid. Near mystical tales of Cleopatra VII and Alexander the Great
04.04.2012 [The Associated Press] - Sawarmy Khaledsaid. He later told the official Sudan news agency that his forces came under attack, but they had not been using MIG jets. "We would like to stress here that we have been the subject of attack by (southern) military groups
23.04.2012 [SOHH] - You don't play with health issues," Khaledsaid when he appeared on"RapFix Live." "He had that one situation and he's been great from that day. Actually I think he's healthier, because it was a wake-up call for all of us." (MTV) Earlier this month
22.04.2012 [The Associated Press] - Sawarmy Khaledsaid that government forces have repulsed an attack by Southern Sudanese forces in the area around the town of Talode in South Kordofan, the same region where Heglig is located. He said the southerners suffered unspecified casualties but
20.04.2012 [MTV.com (blog)] - You don't play with health issues," Khaledsaid when he appeared on"RapFix Live" on Wednesday. "He had that one situation and he's been great from that day. Actually I think he's healthier, because it was a wake-up call for all of us.
23.04.2012 [Emirates 24/7] - “Two days later the same person called from a local number and we decided to meet in order to discuss about the money matters,” Khaledsaid. Khaled alerted the police when the latter asked him to meet SN in person. The police then arrested the
19.04.2012 [MTV.com (blog)] - "Me and Kanye West went back in the lab and we made another record and got some features on there too," Khaledsaid, careful not to let too many deets leak. "I can't really talk about it, so expect another monstrous earthquake to hit the streets.
12.04.2012 [Malaysia Star] - Khaledsaid he was pleased by the British delegation's visit. "I hope that we can continue to build upon our current relationship and move forward,” he said during the signing ceremony. Willetts said the existence of British university campuses in
20.04.2012 [MTV.com (blog)] - "Me and Kanye West went back in the lab and we made another record and got some features on there too," Khaledsaid, without revealing too much about the next tune. "I can't really talk about it, so expect another monstrous earthquake to hit the
06.04.2012 [MTV.com (blog)] - "On my end, I got this thing with 'Ye where I tell him there's no rules and there's no regulations. It's no format, and ain't nobody gonna tell us nothing on what we're gonna do," Khaledsaid. "That's how I wanted to come across on this record."
09.04.2012 [Malaysia Star] - Mohamed Khaledsaid it was up to each university to monitor their students to ensure that they abided by the changes once it became law. “The students should know what is allowed as ignorance of the law is not an excuse. “We are confident that our
19.04.2012 [Ya Libnan] - “We used to take taxis, now we walk. We were eating, now we are not. We must admit, things changed — but for the worse,” Khaledsaid wryly, speaking through coils of cigarette smoke. “Hamas is controlling us. They are responsible for us.”
15.04.2012 [Richmond Times Dispatch] - Abdel Baset al-Megrahi's son, Khaled, said his father was carried to Tripoli Medical Center for the second time in two days. Al-Megrahi was released from a Scottish prison on humanitarian grounds in 2009.
31.03.2012 [Postnoon] - “It was thanks to netizens that Tunisians learned about the street vendor who set himself on fire in Sidi Bouzid and Egyptians learned about KhaledSaid, the young netizen who was beaten to death by police outside an Alexandria Internet café.
21.04.2012 [Global Voices en español] - Immediatamente después, el activista Wael Ghonim empezó un prominente grupo en Facebook llamado “Todos somos KhaledSaid”, que difundió la noticia de su muerte y contribuyó a movilizar protestas masivas que dieron lugar a la Revolución Egipcia de 2011.
Associated Press reports that several doctors and nurses who treated injured anti-government protesters during months of unrest in the Gulf kingdom have been charged with acts against the state and will be tried in a military court, the justice minister said Tuesday. Khaled bin Ali Al Khalifa said the charges against 23 doctors and 24 nurses include participating in attempts to topple the island's Sunni monarchy and taking part in illegal rallies. The announcement is the latest in the Sunni rulers' ... [read post]
[JURIST] Germany issued arrest warrants for 13 people allegedly involved with the CIA kidnapping of German citizen Khaled el-Masri [JURIST news archive], German Prosecutor Christian Schmidt-Sommerfeld said Wednesday. Schmidt-Sommerfeld did not name any of the suspects, however, but told AP that "the personal details contained in the arrest warrants are, according to our current knowledge, aliases [read post]
"Alleged Torture Victim Speaks to Press": The Associated Press provides a report that begins, "Khaled el-Masri, who claims the CIA tortured him at a prison in Afghanistan, said Wednesday he believes an explanation of what happened to him by the U.S. government would help prevent others from suffering a similar fate." The article goes on to note that "A federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, heard arguments Tuesday by his attorneys that a lawsuit he filed against the former head of the CIA should ... [read post]
[JURIST] The United States will not help Germany investigate the alleged abduction of Khaled el-Masri [JURIST news archive], a Lebanese born German citizen who claims that the US Central Intelligence Agency [official website] seized him in Macedonia in 2003 in an instance of extraordinary rendition [JURIST news archive], the German Justice Ministry [official website, in German] said Sunday. [read post]