After two years of fighting criminal charges in Qatar over the death of their daughter, Matthew and Grace Huang are nearly back home in Pasadena.
Three days after a Qatari appeals court cleared them of wrongdoing in the death of their daughter, a Los Angeles couple on Wednesday left the Persian Gulf state and headed home, the U.S. ambassador said.
A Los Angeles couple left Qatar on Wednesday after a nearly two-year legal saga that followed the death of their 8-year-old daughter.
Qatar’s government on Tuesday gave permission for a Los Angeles couple to leave for home, two days after an appeals court cleared them of charges in connection with the death of their 8-year-old daughter.
An appeals court in Qatar on Sunday threw out charges against a Los Angeles couple who had been accused in the death of their adopted daughter, but hours later the couple’s nearly two-year ordeal was extended when they were denied permission to leave the country.
In February 2011, delirious and near-disbelieving Egyptians in the capital’s Tahrir Square danced and sang as they welcomed the fall of a dictator who had maintained iron control of this ancient land for the entire life span of many in the crowd.
Two Egyptian army officers were killed in targeted attacks Friday, officials said, even as a government clampdown appeared to have staved off a call by Islamist groups for mass protests, which would have been the first such large-scale street unrest in months.
In Israel these days, art and politics are a discordant mix.