Alqunun, from Hail in northwestern Saudi Arabia, had said she feared she may have been killed if forced to return to her family.
Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland introduced the teenager as "a very courageous new Canadian" but said that Ms al-Qunun was exhausted from her ordeal and long journey and would not be making any public statement on Saturday.
The country's decision to offer asylum to Qunun may do little to mend relations with Saudi Arabia, which nosedived last summer after officials in Ottawa accused the kingdom of human rights violations and demanded the release of imprisoned activists. She later told reporters that Australia assessing Alqunun's request for resettlement, but there was no specific timeframe. "Truly I have never dreamed of this love and support".
The acceptance of the teen could further damage Saudi Arabia's relationship with Canada.
Her deployment of social media allowed her to avoid the fate of countless other refugees who are quietly sent back home or left to languish in Bangkok detention centers. "She still refuses to meet with her father and brother, and they are going to be travelling back tonight as well". She said her father physically abused her and tried to force her into an arranged marriage.
Canada's decision to grant asylum to Qunun comes at a delicate time.
"That is something that we are pleased to do because Canada is a country that understands how important it is to stand up for human rights, to stand up for women's rights around the world", Mr. Trudeau told a news conference in Regina.
De Blasio estimated that the city would spend about $100 million a year once the program is fully operating, in about two years. Residents will be able to access the program via the city's website or calling the city of NY at 311.
Denver completed its interview with Fangio on Monday, a day after the Bears were eliminated from the playoffs. He did a strong job of putting together a staff a year ago , but Fangio and the defense was already in place.
Mulvaney said the president "is entitled to have a secretary of defense who is committed to that same end". Historically when a secretary has resigned , he has stayed on until a successor is confirmed.
New representatives are traditionally sworn-in over a Bible, but it is only a custom and no specific book is called for by law. But Tlaib's enthusiastic will likely rankle conservatives because of her use of profanity.
Rather than work around the clock, as in past shutdowns , the leaders of the House and the Senate effectively closed shop. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer voted for the Secure Fence Act, which passed the Senate on an 80-19 vote.
That effort is created to squeeze Senate Republicans , some of whom are growing increasingly anxious about the extended shutdown. The dispute between the White House and the Democrats centers on Trump's demand for 5.7 billion dollars of border wall funding.
Both Ms Hasina, the daughter of Bangladesh's first president, and Ms Zia have been in and out of power - and prison - for decades. Bangladesh is a country of 165 million but turnout was reported to be low with the prime minister predicted to win so easily.
It's not just what he said to y'all, it's constant talk of how I can be better, how I can be more consistent. Dallas has been able to win at a high percentage at home while posting a strong record against the spread.
The trio delivered blockbusters like Saajan Chale Sasural, Hero No. 1, Coolie No. 1, Dulhe Raja and Haseena Maan Jaayegi. The "Pink" actor had sent out prayers hoping for Khan's quick recovery after he was hospitalised in Canada.
Phillies rumors: Expect Manny Machado decision in the next week
But there have been rumors that the Yankees are only lukewarm on Machado, and may not even top TWO hundred million in an offer. According to Bruce Levine of 670 The Score in Chicago, the free agent stud infielder will be deciding on a team within a week.
Sears To Close Mall Of America Store In March
Friday deadline looms for potential buyers to bid for Sears' assets including 500 of its stores and the Kenmore appliance brand. The Wellsville location at 121 Bolivar Road is on the list , as is New York Kmarts in Horseheads, Greenwich and Queensbury.
Donald Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq
Trump campaigned for office on a platform of ending USA involvement in foreign trouble spots, such as Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. Mr Trump said the USA could use Iraq as a forward base if "we wanted to do something in Syria ", Reuters news agency reports.