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EXCLUSIVE: U.N. Looking to Replace Under-Fire Yemen Envoy, Sources Say

The U.N.’s top official in Yemen is on his way out, sources tell Breitbart News, with the United Nations “actively looking” to quietly push the under-fire envoy out the door when his contract runs out in September, all while the Yemen civil war continues to quickly spiral out of control.

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - DECEMBER 14 : Saudi defence minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) and Deputy Crown Prince and the Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Nayef (R) attend an opening ceremony of new Shura Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 14, 2016. (Photo by Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Royal Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Reports: Saudis Held Crown Prince Prisoner, Forced Him to Renounce Throne

When Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef was abruptly swapped out for a younger model, rock-star Prince Mohammed bin Salman, there were rumors the transfer of power wasn’t as smooth as the Saudi government portrayed it. The government dismissed rumors that Nayef was placed under comfortable house arrest while Salman’s ascension was completed.

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Saudi Police Release Miniskirt Girl After Hours of Questioning

Saudi Arabian authorities have reportedly decided to release the young woman who challenged its strict dress code by walking through a historic site wearing a miniskirt and crop top but only after questioning her for hours and determining she did not realize she was being videotaped for YouTube.

NY Times, Washington Post Russia Conspiracy Stories Drop At Strategic Times

TEL AVIV — The New York Times seems to be gloating that its reportage on Donald Trump Jr. and a brief meeting with a Russian lawyer is purportedly negatively impacting the “good feeling” inside the Trump administration following the U.S. president’s diplomatic trip to Europe for the Group of 20 summit last week.

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Qatar Misses Deadline for Meeting Demands, Saudis Say Boycott Will Stand

The extended deadline for Qatar to meet a list of 13 demands imposed by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and other neighboring states passed on Tuesday, without any sign of compliance from the embattled emirate. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir accordingly announced on Wednesday that the boycott will remain in place.

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