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  • newUS highlights Saudi Arabia’s key role in global fight against terrorism

    US highlights Saudi Arabia’s key role in global fight against terrorism

    Thu, 2018-09-20 04:00WASHINGTON: The US State Department has praised Saudi Arabia for its efforts to combat terrorism, describing the Kingdom as an active and key member in the global coalition to defeat Daesh.“Saudi Arabia has continued to mai…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:03pm -
  • newSaudi Movie ‘Joud’ to screen at Ithra during National Day celebrations

    Saudi Movie ‘Joud’ to screen at Ithra during National Day celebrations

    Thu, 2018-09-20 03:44JEDDAH: The Saudi film “Joud,” produced by the King Abdul Aziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), which is now screening in local and international cinemas in the Kingdom, will also be shown at Ithra’s own cinema from Sept…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Sep 18, 8:53pm -
  • newDeparting British envoy ‘hugely optimistic’ about Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

    Departing British envoy ‘hugely optimistic’ about Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

    Author: Thu, 2018-09-20 01:31JEDDAH: British Consul General Barrie Peach has reached the end of his third posting in Saudi Arabia. His two years as Consul General in Jeddah — preceded by three years in Riyadh — ends in September.As he prepa…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:18pm -
  • newNational Day events to explore Saudi heritage, civilization

    National Day events to explore Saudi heritage, civilization

    Thu, 2018-09-20 01:36JEDDAH: Poets, authors, artists and folk musicians are gearing up for a host of cultural events organized by the General Authority for Culture (GAC) to mark celebration of the 88th Saudi National Day around the Kingdom.These…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:43pm -
  • newBAFTA award-winner leads Riyadh workshop on art of directing

    BAFTA award-winner leads Riyadh workshop on art of directing

    Author: daniel fountainID: 1537389663854040100Wed, 2018-09-19 23:47RIYADH: The Saudi Film Council held a workshop at King Faisal Hall in Riyadh in cooperation with the British Council and the London Film School on Wednesday.The workshop was pre…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 4:52pm -
  • newDiplomaticQuarter: Mexicans in Riyadh celebrate 208 years of independence

    DiplomaticQuarter: Mexicans in Riyadh celebrate 208 years of independence

    Wed, 2018-09-19 23:13RIYADH: The Mexican community in Riyadh gathered at the official residence of Ambassador Alfredo Miranda on Sunday to celebrate their country’s National Day. They were joined at the event by VIP guests including members of t…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 4:17pm -
  • newKSRelief entertains children, orphans’ families in Yemen

    KSRelief entertains children, orphans’ families in Yemen

    Author: Wed, 2018-09-19 22:41JEDDAH: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has organized an entertainment trip for 26 children formerly recruited by the terrorist Houthi militias. The will be taken to see touristic and histori…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 4:03pm -
  • newFilm on Saudi history to be available in several languages on Darah's website

    Film on Saudi history to be available in several languages on Darah's website

    Author: Shounaz MekkyID: 1537386078203691200Wed, 2018-09-19 22:39JEDDAH: A documentary film on the unification of Saudi Arabia will be showing on the website of the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah), and be available in…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:47pm -
  • newDeveloping cities to serve Hajj and Umrah on agenda of Makkah Cultural Forum

    Developing cities to serve Hajj and Umrah on agenda of Makkah Cultural Forum

    Author: Wed, 2018-09-19 22:30JEDDAH: “How to develop our cities to serve Hajj and Umrah” will be the theme of the third edition of the Makkah Cultural Forum.The forum will be held under the slogan of “How to be Role Model” and implement…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:41pm -
  • newSaudi-US military exercise concluded

    Saudi-US military exercise concluded

    Author: Wed, 2018-09-19 22:21JEDDAH: “Shield of Prevention 2” — a joint military exercise between Saudi Arabia and America — ended on Wednesday at Prince Sultan Air Base with a ceremony attended by Chief of Armed Forces Operations Maj. Ge…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:28pm -

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HRW: Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia: Official Hate Speech Targets Minorities

    Saudi Arabia: Official Hate Speech Targets Minorities

    September 26, 2017Video Saudi Arabia: Official Hate Speech Targets Minorities Some Saudi state clerics and institutions incite hatred and d…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Theresa May Should Come Clean on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

    Theresa May Should Come Clean on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

    The admission by the UK government that the Saudi-led coalition used UK-made BL-755 cluster munitions during the armed conflict in Yemen, comes months after Amnesty International and British media outlets reported that these weapons had been us…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • After Thousands Dead, UK Foreign Office Steps Back from its Denial of Yemen War Crimes

    After Thousands Dead, UK Foreign Office Steps Back from its Denial of Yemen War Crimes

    Over the past 16 months, I have made multiple trips to Yemen to document the devastating, ongoing war where fighters on the ground and the Saudi Arabia-led coalition from the air have committed war crimes and other serious violations of the laws of w…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Dispatches: Blackmailing Your Way Out of Trouble at the UN

    Dispatches: Blackmailing Your Way Out of Trouble at the UN

    As it turns out, blackmail is good strategy for governments that want to get away with killing children in conflict. This week, Saudi Arabia and its allies reportedly threatened to pull hundreds of millions of dollars in assistance to the United Nati…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • We Need an Immediate Suspension of British Military Sales to Saudi Arabia

    We Need an Immediate Suspension of British Military Sales to Saudi Arabia

    For over a year now, the British government has flatly rejected claims that the Saudi Arabian-led coalition has violated the laws of war during its conflict in Yemen, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Although the British government supp…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Sarah Leah Whitson
    Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa Division, oversees the work of the division in 19 countries, with staff located in 10 countries. She has led dozens of advocacy and investigative missions thr…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Saudi Arabia: Prominent Cleric May Face Death Penalty

    Saudi Arabia: Prominent Cleric May Face Death Penalty

    Expand Saudi authorities arrested Salman al-Awda and over a dozen others in what appears to be a coordinated crackdown on dissent.  © 2009 Marwan Almuraisy…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Car Brands Should Stand With Saudi Activists
    When the Saudi government agreed to let women drive, major car companies publicly and rightly hailed that development. It was a step towards equality for women in the Kingdom and created a lucrative new market for the industry. Now, the courageous wo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Saudi Arabia: Free Right-to-Drive Activists

    Saudi Arabia: Free Right-to-Drive Activists

    September 11, 2018Video Car Brands Should Stand With Saudi Activists When the Saudi government agreed to let women drive, major car compani…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Car Makers Should Stand With Saudi Activists

    Car Makers Should Stand With Saudi Activists

    Tell Car Companies To Do The Right Thing When the Saudi government agreed to let women drive, major car companies publicly and rightly hailed that development. It was a step towards equality for women in the Kingdom and created a…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Spain makes U-turn on laser-guided bomb sales to Saudi Arabia
    Ministers had said €9m sale would be called off over concerns about use in YemenThe Spanish government has confirmed it will proceed with the sale of 400 laser-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia, days after saying the €9.2m (£8.2m) deal had been halte…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 9:12am -
  • Yemen: 'dramatic deterioration' after talks collapse and port city bombarded
    Families ‘absolutely terrified’ as Saudi-led offensive resumes on port city of HodeidaYemen’s humanitarian situation has worsened rapidly since UN peace talks collapsed and fighting resumed in the port city of Hodeida, where hundreds of thousan…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 8:55am -
  • Saudi-led forces renew push to take key Yemen port from Houthi rebels
    Dozens of fighters believed killed in clashes in Hodeidah after breakdown of UN-led peace talks Saudi Arabia has responded to the breakdown of UN peace talks by relaunching its offensive to capture the crucial Yemen port city of Hodeidah, claiming to…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 1:44pm -
  • Saudi authorities arrest man who filmed himself eating with woman – video
    An Egyptian man known as Baha'a has been arrested by Saudi authorities after posting videos to social media of himself and a female colleague eating breakfast at work. The video has gone viral in Arabic speaking countries. The Saudi kingdom has stric…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 9:25pm -
  • Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for having breakfast with woman
    Saudi authorities accuse Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in ‘offensive’ video with female co-workerSaudi authorities have arrested an Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in what officials described as an “offensive” video eating breakfast w…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 7:43pm -
  • The Guardian view on gay rights: India backs freedom – others should follow | Editorial
    The supreme court judgment decriminalising homosexuality overturned a colonial era law. But its welcome ruling is a reminder of the work to be done elsewhereUnless you are gay, and have lived in one of the 70 or so countries where homosexuality is il…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 1:30pm -
  • Saudis admit error over deaths of second group of Yemeni children
    Coalition’s latest admission focuses on strike in August in which 26 children diedThe Saudi-led coalition fighting to defeat Houthi rebels in Yemen has again admitted that its bombing campaign may have hit civilians, the second time in a week it ha…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Sep 18, 10:29am -
  • One Day in the Haram review – a fascinating glimpse inside Islam's holiest site
    This insider’s look at the day-to-day workings of the Great Mosque of Mecca is reverent and impressiveWith a release timed to coincide with Muharram, the Islamic new year, on 11 September, this very reverent documentary proffers an access-all-areas…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Sep 18, 9:00am -
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi postpones display of Leonardo's Salvator Mundi
    Delayed unveiling of world’s most expensive painting adds to mystery shrouding its acquisition and authenticityThe Louvre Abu Dhabi has indefinitely postponed the unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, the world’s most expensive paint…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Sep 18, 11:12am -
  • Saudis admit Yemen strike on bus carrying children unjustified
    Coalition expresses regret after investigators call for immediate review of rules of engagementThe Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has admitted an air attack in August that killed dozens of people, including children travelling on a bus, was unjustified…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Sep 18, 2:44am -

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