Creede Newton

Creede Newton

United States

How a case against Israel officials helped Saudi Arabia

'False alarm' war crime case was used by lobbyists to try and influence US politicians into revoking law Riyadh opposed.

How a case against Israel officials helped Saudi Arabia

Human Rights

Katie Yow refuses to testify amid activist 'witch hunt'

North Carolina social worker and anarchist risks jail by not complying with order to attend federal grand jury.

Katie Yow refuses to testify amid activist 'witch hunt'

US & Canada

Saudi Arabia seeks to end US lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

Saudi Arabia claims plaintiffs cannot prove the kingdom supported those who carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Saudi Arabia seeks to end US lawsuits over 9/11 attacks

Egypt

The Egypt-US lobbying connection

Relationships between American policymakers and lobbyists could benefit Egypt's General Intelligence Service.

The Egypt-US lobbying connection

GCC

Saudi lobby pays $138,000 for anti-Qatar ads in the US

Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee buys 30-second TV spots for ads accusing Qatar of funding 'terrorism'.

Saudi lobby pays $138,000 for anti-Qatar ads in the US

US & Canada

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

Lawsuit against US-based arts and craft retailer highlights UAE's rise as a global centre for illegal antiquities.

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

United States

US police arrest left-wing protesters, far-right blooms

Arrests in Virginia made in a bid to intimidate anti-racist protesters, while far-right groups continue demonstrations.

US police arrest left-wing protesters, far-right blooms

Middle East

US court dismisses Jaber lawsuit for Yemen drone attack

US court says it has no say over president's drone programme but Judge Brown says 'congressional oversight is a joke'.

US court dismisses Jaber lawsuit for Yemen drone attack

Muslim Ban

Refugee advocacy groups slam 'Muslim Ban' ruling

The US Supreme Court partially reinstates temporary travel restrictions on refugees and six Muslim-majority countries.

Refugee advocacy groups slam 'Muslim Ban' ruling

Racism

Memorial to slain American Muslim teen set ablaze

Brutal baseball bat attack on 17-year-girl may be related to religion, supporters say, after her memorial is set ablaze.

Memorial to slain American Muslim teen set ablaze

US & Canada

Muslim girl killed after leaving mosque in Virginia

Man arrested and charged for murder of 17-year-old Nabra, who was last seen near mosque in Sterling near Washington, DC.

Muslim girl killed after leaving mosque in Virginia

Middle East

Israel, Saudi, UAE team up in anti-Qatar lobbying move

US legislation threatening Qatar for Hamas support is tied to donations from UAE, Saudi, and Israel lobbyists.

Israel, Saudi, UAE team up in anti-Qatar lobbying move