Executed Saudi student had ‘bright future’ ahead of him in Michigan

Saudi Arabia executed Mutjaba al-Sweikat, who had been accepted to Western Michigan University but was arrested before making it to US

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Erdogan Offers Condolences to Descendants of Armenians Killed in Ottoman Empire

Armenia and Turkey have strained relations due to their different views on WWI history. Armenia says that around 1.2 million of its people were killed or starved to death by the Ottoman Empire during the war. Turkey has repeatedly denied accusations, claiming that the victims of the mass killings were both the Turks and Armenians.

Source: Erdogan Offers Condolences to Descendants of Armenians Killed in Ottoman Empire

White Helmets Preparing New Provocations in Syria – Russian Envoy to UN

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The non-governmental organization White Helmets is preparing new provocations to accuse the Syrian government of utilizing toxic agents against civilians in Syria’s province of Idlib, Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vladimir Safronkov said during a UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday.

Source: White Helmets Preparing New Provocations in Syria – Russian Envoy to UN