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  • Saudi authorities detain activist after court appearance: wife

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A prominent Saudi rights lawyer and activist, Waleed Abu al-Khair, has been detained incommunicado by authorities after appearing in court in Riyadh on sedition charges, his wife said on Wednesday.
  • Avon VFW Post Names Veteran Of The Year

    Avon VFW Post Names Veteran Of The Year
    AVON — Lee Wilson, a resident and local business owner who served in the U. S. Army, has been named as the Gildo Consolini VFW Post 3272's Milton "Mike" Anstey Outstanding Veteran of the Year. Wilson received the award when post members met in...

    Saudi liberal website closed by Jeddah court: local media

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi court has ordered a liberal Internet forum to permanently close for publishing what it described as anti-Islamic material, Saudi media reported on Sunday. The decision by the general court in Jeddah came less than nine months...

    Hopkins forms health care company in Saudi Arabia

    Hopkins forms health care company in Saudi Arabia
    An earlier blog post gave an incorrect date for when Johns Hopkins established a relationship with King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital. The institutions first collaborated in 2010. The Sun regrets the error.    Johns Hopkins Medicine is joining with a...

    'Homeland' and 'Heroes' Creators Team Up for New Series

    "Homeland" creator Gideon Raff and "Heroes" creator Tim Kring have inked a 6-episode deal with USA Network for a new drama thriller series set in Jerusalem. The program, called "Dig," is an archeological thriller about an American FBI agent in Jerusalem....