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Saudi Plane Forced to Turn Back after Mom Leaves Baby at the Airport

“May God be with us. Can we come back?,” the pilot asked traffic control
Edoardo Liotta
vice exclusive

The UK Government Won't Tell Us If It Has the Khashoggi Murder Tape; What's It Got to Hide?

Britain has been accused of cozying up to Saudi Arabia after the foreign office refused to confirm or deny whether they have a recording of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, following a lengthy VICE freedom of information battle.
Joe Lo

The Strange Disappearances of Saudi Students Accused of Crimes in the US

The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
Donovan Farley

Saudi Arabia May Have Helped Man Facing Sex Assault Charge Flee Canada

A 28-year-old Saudi man was facing sexual assault and confinement charges in Canada when the Saudi embassy posted his bail and, all of a sudden, he disappeared.
Mack Lamoureux
true crime

The Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saga Is Just Getting Started

If Saudi Arabia thought it might silence (execute) a critic without much fuss, it was wrong.
Francisco Alvarado

WWE's Saudi Arabia Nightmare

WWE's relationship with Saudi Arabia in the run up to The Greatest Royal Rumble was already a little gross, but now it's turned into a disaster.
Ian Williams

Canada Is Still Selling Military Gear to Repressive Regimes

From arming Saudi Arabia and the UAE in the war in Yemen to giving Turkey “riot control agents”—Canadian weapons are everywhere they shouldn’t be.
Ben Makuch

Welcome to the Saudi Arabia vs. Canada Troll War

We offer to sell the Saudis $15 billion in weapons to be used for war crimes in Yemen and this is the thanks we get? Rude.
Drew Brown

The Insane Saga of the Fake Saudi Prince Who Scammed Miami's Rich and Famous

A career con-artist, Anthony Gignac got busted over and over again, but kept finding new prey in America's capital city of fraud.
Francisco Alvarado
russia 2018

Important World Cup Investigation: Do You Hear 'Zhirkov' or 'Jerkoff'?

A whole new audience is being introduced to the Russian national team player Yuri Zhirkov. And they can't stop giggling about it.
Liam Daniel Pierce
world cup 2018

Russian Lawmaker Tells Citizens Not to Have Sex with World Cup Tourists

Tamara Pletnyova also doesn't want people having sex outside of their race. "We should give birth to our own children."
Liam Daniel Pierce
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Premieres Its First Cinema in 35 Years

The government has finally lifted its decades-long ban on women and men hanging around together in the name of lighthearted cinematic fun.
Nada Hagouz