Friday, January 12th, 2018

 

Saudi women score right to watch men’s soccer in stadiums

JEDDAH (Reuters) – Women in black abayas and fluorescent orange vests stood at the gates at King Abdullah Stadium, welcoming people into the family section that, for the first time in Saudi Arabia,…


Ancient statues looted in Lebanese war returned decades later

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A marble bull’s head made 2,400 years ago for a Phoenician temple and looted during Lebanon’s civil war arrived in Beirut on Friday after American officials found it in the United…


Canada lynx no longer threatened by extinction: U.S. wildlife agency

PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) – The Canada lynx, a wild cat found in just a handful of mostly western U.S. states as well as Canada, no longer needs federal protection from extinction in the Lower 48…


Saudi women-only motorshow opens in Jeddah

JEDDAH (Reuters) – Women flocked to Le Mall in Jeddah on Thursday to check out the kingdom’s first car exhibition aimed at women, a few months after Saudi Arabia granted them the right to drive.


Horrible carriage, unwieldy crowns: Queen Elizabeth’s candid views of coronation and royal jewels

LONDON (Reuters) – Speaking for the first time about her coronation 65 years ago, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has revealed how uncomfortable riding in her golden carriage to the ceremony was and how…