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Americans Matthew Huang, 37, right, and his wife Grace, 36, pause during an interview with the New York Times, in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, March 23, 2014. The Huangs, from Los Angeles, arrived in Qatar in July 2012 with their adopted children from Africa, two boys and a girl. The daughter, Gloria, who suffered from an eating disorder not uncommon among adopted children from deprived backgrounds, died last January after having not having eaten for days and the Huangs were charged with her murder. They are expecting a verdict in their case on Thursday. (Photo Credit/Tara Todras-Whitehill for the New York Times)                              NYTCREDIT: Tara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times

Verdict next month for US couple in Qatar

The Huangs were arrested in January 2013 after the death of their eight-year-old daughter Gloria

Captions: Candidates submit their applications PHOTO COURTESY:BNA

Record number in Bahrain’s parliament elections

Figure in Bahrain’s parliamentary race next month has more than doubled over 2010 elections

Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi movement perform prayers during the funeral procession of two fellow men in Sanaa October 20, 2014. The two men were killed in a drive-by shooting on a Houthi headquarters in Sanaa.

Al Qaida kills 20 Al Houthis in Yemen clashes

Sunday’s negotiations to convince all fighters to withdraw from Ibb city ‘failed’

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Saudi married couple mistakenly arrested

Members of Saudi virtue commission presume husband and wife are not related

A still from the YouTube clip

Watch: Saudi woman drives, urges more to join

‘Women should not wait for assistance from their brothers or fathers' says driver in YouTube clip

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