The Turkish president called on Saudi Arabia to extradite 18 suspects to face justice for Jamal Khashoggi’s death. Saudi officials say the journalist was killed when an argument inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul escalated into a fistfight.
For a growing number of white Northerners, the Confederate flag represents a link to President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” brand of patriotism. But to others, flying the flag is simply racism by a different name.
The government had asked justices to block questioning of Wilbur Ross as part of a lawsuit filed by several states and civil rights groups seeking to stop the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
The remote garrison’s position along a highway linking the Syrian regime in Damascus to its backers in Tehran has made the base a potential locus in White House plans to confront Iran’s reach across the region.