Latest in Tag: saudi arabia Highlight
Latest in Tag: saudi arabia
Saudi Arabia has the largest number of political detainees in the Arab world
Family members demand release of Egyptian prisoners
The mosque, similar to the Faisal Mosque in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad that was also built by oil-rich Saudi Arabia in 1980s, will hold 15,000 worshippers at a time
Officials said about 120,000 police were deployed throughout the five-day pilgrimage
The hajj officially ends on Monday but pilgrims who are in a hurry to conclude their journey can do so on Sunday.
Woman sentenced to lashing refuses a royal pardon that fails to acquit her of original charges
Husband says his wife possessed by jinn.
Thursday marks the most important day, when all pilgrims assemble in the Arafat plain outside Mecca.
Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over many political and security issues, including Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, which scares its Arab neighbours across the Gulf waters.
Classified reports voice frustration as there is no apparent effective way of vetting groups receiving weapons
Scheduled to discuss economic and political ties
Egyptian lawyer’s case adjourned after third hearing
Al-Gizawy asks president to intervene on his behalf
Iranian leaders speak out on war with Israel ahead of UN General Assembly meeting
Most arrested for political opinions and religious beliefs
The book narrating the life of the prophet Muhammed enters Guinness Records as the largest book in the world
Saudi women allowed to travel within Gulf without guardians’ approval, while Iranian woman beats Muslim cleric for criticising her outfit
Visitors accused of smuggling drugs
Saudi Arabia and Russia have threatened to block YouTube if Google does not deny access to an anti-Islam film produced in the United States
Saudi Arabia did not send its foreign minister
Four people have been beheaded in Saudi Arabia for breaching Saudi Islamic law, while seven Egyptians were sentenced to lashes and jail-time. The punishments handed out in Saudi bring into question their commitment to human rights as defined within the UN charter
A Saudi business-delegation is scheduled to visit Cairo this Monday, with the legal impediments to Saudi investment leading the visit’s agenda. Reportedly, Dr Tawfik Al-Rabea, Saudi Minister of Industry and Trade, will head the delegation that encompasses up to 35 Saudi businessmen, in addition to the Saudi Ambassador to Egypt, Ahmed Al-Katan. The Egyptian delegation …
How likely is Morsy’s Quartet initiative to solve the Syrian crisis?
Selling weapons worth $66.3 billion overseas, the US arms sales triple
Security forces arrest more men, as human rights organisations’ criticism continue
The names of the pardoned prisoners have not yet been released, but Al-Gizawy is not expected to be included
Ahmadinejad to attend the OIC summit in Saudi Arabia
Delta Communications and Trade (DCT) has taken 100 percent of shares in CompuMe, an electronics retail company. Amr Sheira, Deputy Manager of CompuMe, said that all the company’s shares and trademarks CompuMe were sold to DCT in the biggest acquisition agreement in communications sector since January. He refused to disclose the value of the agreement …
Eleven people have already been killed in violence in Qatif since November
Saudi Ambassador says pardons will go ahead but not in numbers claimed