1. Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun on her way to Canada, after waiting on Australian asylum  The West Australian
  2. Saudi teen asylum seeker Rahaf al-Qunun en route to Canada  SBS News
  3. Saudi teenage girl, 18, touches down in Toronto wearing CANADA hoodie after fleeing family  Daily Mail
  4. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun: Saudi teenager lands in Canada after country grants asylum  The Independent
  5. 'This is a brave new Canadian': Canada welcomes Rahaf Alqunun  Aljazeera.com
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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun made worldwide news when she barricaded herself in an airport hotel room and began tweeting that her life was in danger.

The Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has confirmed that he has granted the Saudi teenager asylum.

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, won support around the world this week as people learned how she had barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to resist being sent home to her family.

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself in a Bangkok hotel room to avoid deportation has arrived in Canada after its prime minister Justin Trudeau confirmed she would be granted asylum. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun claimed to have been abused by her family and said she would fear for her life if deported back home. 

The 18-year-old Saudi woman captured global attention this week when she fled her family and sought asylum.