Hakeem al-Araibi was held in Thailand for two months as his native Bahrain sought his extradition.BBC News
The Bahraini-born footballer and refugee Hakeem al-Araibi has become an Australian citizen at a Melbourne ceremony. On Tuesday, he was among 207 people from 44 countries who took a pledge or affirmation at Federation Square. 'I am very happy,' he said after the ceremony. 'Finally, no country, no one can follow me now because I am Australian.' Al-Araibi was arrested in Thailand on an Interpol red notice issued by Bahrain, drawing global condemnation and a campaign to see him freed. He was...the Guardian
He fled his native country of Bahrain after being imprisoned. Then he was jailed in Thailand and faced extradition charges. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called him "our newest Australian."NPR.org
Weeks after being freed from a Thai jail, the Bahraini-born refugee footballer becomes naturalised A few weeks ago, Hakeem al-Araibi had another restless night. “I didn’t sleep the night [before] the test,” the Bahraini-born footballer and refugee said. “I know all the Australian laws now.” Continue readingthe Guardian
A refugee footballer who fled Bahrain and was held in a Thai prison for months during a tense extradition stand-off between Australia and the Gulf state was granted Australian citizenship on Tuesday.U.S.
When the Founders agreed that "[t]he executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America," the core phrase had a single, simple, and uncontested meaning. The executive power meant the power to execute the laws. Period. For the uninitiated, this conclusion may seem obvious on its face. Yet Gary Lawson has rightly called it "one of the most important questions of any kind, on any subject, under the Federal Constitution." And originalists are currently getting the answer...Reason.com
First time pair have been included since bans Focus of stopover in UAE is to break ice with teammatesSteve Smith and David Warner’s formal reintegration will start earlier than expected, with the banned duo to join the ODI squad for one day in the UAE. Smith and Warner are set to front World Cup teammates later this week in Dubai prior to joining their respective Indian Premier League franchises for the Twenty20 tournament that begins on 23 March. Continue readingthe Guardian