https://english.alahednews.com.lb/nicons/rsslogo.png https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews Thousands Demand Release of Independence Leaders in Barcelona Hundreds of thousands demanded the release of independence leaders in Barcelona. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42879&cid=516 Spain to Sell Warships to Saudi Arabia Spain signs $2.2 billion framework deal to sell warships to Saudi Arabia. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42848&cid=516 Former Catalan Leader Released after Paying $91K Bail Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was released from a German prison after paying a bail of $91566 USD. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42770&cid=516 German Court Keeps Former Catalan Leader Puigdemont in Custody A German court has kept former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont in custody pending possible extradition to Spain to face ’rebellion’ charges. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42612&cid=516 Catalonia’s Ex-Leader Puigdemont to Be Brought before Judge in Germany Catalonia’s former president, Carles Puigdemont, was to be brought before a court in Germany. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42589&cid=516 Violent Clashes Erupt Across Catalonia After Puigdemont’s Arrest Capture of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont sparks violent protests in Barcelona. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42584&cid=516 Puigdemont Refuses to Rule out Catalonia’s Fresh Elections Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont refused Friday to rule out fresh elections in the Spanish region https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=42382&cid=516 Catalonia Independence: Talks Underway to Pick Regional Leader Catalonia’s parliament speaker started meeting party representatives to pick a regional president. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=41769&cid=516 Spain’s King Urges Unity, Avoiding Confrontation On Christmas Eve, the Spanish King reiterated his call for unity, though his tone was more conciliatory https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=41461&cid=516 Catalonia Elections: Pro-Independence Parties Claim Victory in Parliamentary Vote Catalan pro-independence parties have claimed victory in the parliamentary election. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=41438&cid=516 Catalonia: Prosecutor Asks for Former Catalan Leader’s Extradition A Spanish prosecutor requested that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont be extradited to Spain. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=41039&cid=516 Catalonia Crisis: Puigdemont Released Conditionally The former Catalan leader was released on condition that he would not leave the country until the issue of his deportation to Spain is resolved. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40879&cid=516 Catalan Referendum: Judge Issues European Arrest Warrant for Puigdemont A Spanish judge issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40875&cid=516 Catalonia Crisis: Spain Judge Jails Former Catalan Ministers, Mulls Leader’s Arrest A Spanish judge jailed nine former members of Catalonia’s separatist government Thursday. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40858&cid=516 In Deepest Catalonia, Independence Dream Stalls Catalans feel dismayed that their independence effort has apparently all but collapsed. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40848&cid=516 Crunch Day for Catalonia as Madrid Takes Control Spain entered uncharted and potentially perilous territory on Monday as it moves to take over the running of Catalonia. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40790&cid=516 Spain Dissolves Catalan Parliament, Announces Fresh Elections The Spanish government took control of Catalonia, dissolved its parliament and assigned new elections. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40772&cid=516 Catalonia Rejects Snap Poll, Spain Mulls Direct Rule Catalan regional leader Carles Puigdemont refused to call snap elections to break a deadlock between Madrid and the semi-autonomous region. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40758&cid=516 Catalan Officials Won’t Follow Madrid Orders, But Will of Catalan People: Spokesman Catalan authorities will not follow orders from Madrid, but will only listen to the will of the Catalan people, Catalonia’s Foreign Affairs spokesm https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40694&cid=516 Spain Expected To Impose Direct Rule on Catalonia The Spanish government is set to hold a special cabinet meeting to approve measures to take direct control over Catalonia. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40674&cid=516 Catalonia Threats to Split, Spain to Suspend Its Autonomy Spain’s central government said it would suspend Catalonia’s autonomy and impose direct rule. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40656&cid=516 Catalan Leader Threatens To Declare Independence If Spanish Gov’t Suspends Autonomy Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont said the region will push for independence if dialogue with Madrid fails. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40650&cid=516 Catalonia Independence: Spain Threatens Catalan Separatists As Deadline Looms Spain threatens to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy if the region’s leader does not abandon his independence bid. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40639&cid=516 Catalonia: New Protests after Secession Leaders Jailed Catalonian protesters are gathering for a fresh round of demonstrations in Barcelona. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40619&cid=516 Catalan Leader Fails to Clarify Independence Declaration The President of Catalonia asked for 2 months of dialogue over the status of the region in northwest Spain. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/essaydetails.php?eid=40597&cid=516