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  • newHow Saudis are adapting to fast-changing life in the Kingdom

    How Saudis are adapting to fast-changing life in the Kingdom

    Sun, 2018-07-15 22:18JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is undergoing major changes to meet the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 objectives. These significant changes have had an impact on locals socially and psychologically. A retired psychologist Dr. Abdulrahman Al…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 7:39pm -
  • newKing Salman approves health care programs

    King Salman approves health care programs

    Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1531685385912626800Sun, 2018-07-15 23:09JEDDAH: King Salman on Sunday approved the implementation of an electronic sick-leave system, and directed relevant authorities to coordinate with the Civil Service Ministry in case of…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:50pm -
  • newSaudi Justice Ministry introduces new e-service

    Saudi Justice Ministry introduces new e-service

    Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1531685664972646500Sun, 2018-07-15 23:13JEDDAH: The Saudi justice minister and chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Walid Al-Samaani, has directed his ministry to start receiving requests for the implementation of the un…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:28pm -
  • newRiyadh Chamber launches training program for 1,000 Saudi youths in collecting Zakat and taxes

    Riyadh Chamber launches training program for 1,000 Saudi youths in collecting Zakat and taxes

    Author: sarah glubbID: 1531689535013047900Mon, 2018-07-16 00:10JEDDAH: The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, represented by the human resources committee, has launched a program to train 1,000 young Saudis in collecting Zakat and taxes, ac…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:27pm -
  • newArab Parliament organizes training workshop

    Arab Parliament organizes training workshop

    Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1531685701292650900Sun, 2018-07-15 23:14JEDDAH: Dr. Meshaal bin Fahm Al-Salami, the speaker of the Arab Parliament, has said the parliamentary research, information and training center of the Pan-Arab Parliament, is working o…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:26pm -
  • newKSRelief joins work session at UN Forum on sustainable development in New York

    KSRelief joins work session at UN Forum on sustainable development in New York

    Author: daniel fountainID: 1531689398663032800Mon, 2018-07-16 00:19NEW YORK: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) participated in a high-level political forum on sustainable development in a session entitled “Saudi Aid Plat…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:19pm -
  • newSaudi Arabia welcomes Qatari Hajj pilgrims

    Saudi Arabia welcomes Qatari Hajj pilgrims

    Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1531685357592624800Sun, 2018-07-15 23:08JEDDAH: The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said it welcomes the arrival of Qatari pilgrims this year.Qataris, who wish to perform Hajj can register via a link on the ministry’s we…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:13pm -
  • newSaudi border guards thwart attempts to smuggle more than half a ton of cannabis

    Saudi border guards thwart attempts to smuggle more than half a ton of cannabis

    Author: sarah glubbID: 1531687489862822100Sun, 2018-07-15 23:23RIYADH: The Saudi Border Guards managed to foil several attempts to smuggle a total of 646 kg of cannabis, and arrested a total of 40 people, in the period between Jun. 15 to Jul. 13,…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 5:02pm -
  • newBritish Middle East minister meets Saudi FM, visits KSRelief offices

    British Middle East minister meets Saudi FM, visits KSRelief offices

    Author: sarah glubbID: 1531685714072652100Sun, 2018-07-15 23:07JEDDAH: Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel Al-Jubeir received at his office on Sunday the British Secretary of State for Middle East Affairs Alistair Burt.During the meeting, they discuss…
    - 12 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 4:21pm -
  • newClaims of illegal coalition airstrikes in Yemen denied

    Claims of illegal coalition airstrikes in Yemen denied

    Author: Noor NugaliID: 1531684806502561800Sun, 2018-07-15 22:59RIYADH: Accusations that the coalition conducted illegal airstrikes on five sites were denied at a press conference by the Joint incident Assessment TEAM (JIAT) on Sunday.JIAT spo…
    - 13 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 4:02pm -

Gov.uk: Saudi Arabia

HRW: Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia: Official Hate Speech Targets Minorities

    Saudi Arabia: Official Hate Speech Targets Minorities

    Some Saudi state clerics and institutions incite hatred and discrimination against religious minorities, including the country’s Shia Muslim minority.  (Beirut) – Some Saudi state clerics and instituti…
    - 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 -
  • US: Renew ‘Temporary Protection’ for Yemenis

    US: Renew ‘Temporary Protection’ for Yemenis

    Expand Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck three apartment buildings in Faj Attan, a densely populated neighborhood in Sanaa, on August 25, 2017. Two of the buildings were completel…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • What the car industry owes Saudi Arabia’s women-driving activists

    What the car industry owes Saudi Arabia’s women-driving activists

    Expand A Saudi woman drives around the side roads of a neighborhood in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, June 21, 2018.  © 2018 Reuters/Zohra Bensemra Saudi Ar…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN’s ‘List of Shame’ Goes Easy on Saudi-Led Coalition

    UN’s ‘List of Shame’ Goes Easy on Saudi-Led Coalition

    Expand Boys walk on textbooks scattered on the ground after an air strike hit a school book storage building in the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen January 13, 2018.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN: Dangerous Double Standard on Children in Conflict

    UN: Dangerous Double Standard on Children in Conflict

    Expand School in Nikishine, eastern Ukraine. © 2015 Yulia Gorbunova (New York) – The United Nations secretary-general’s new report on children a…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Saudi Arabia

The Economist: Saudi Arabia

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  • Path of Blood review – into the dark, ordinary heart of al-Qaida
    This chilling documentary chronicles the struggles between Saudi Arabian security forces and terrorist cells of smiling young men with KalashnikovsWriter-director Jonathan Hacker’s documentary offers a chilling historical document, chronicling a cl…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Jul 18, 10:00am -
  • Small lives and high-voltage egos | Brief letters
    Freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia | Morris Minor maintenance | Jonathan Aitken | Film criticism | Peter FirminMohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud’s attempt to present Saudi Arabia as a bastion of freedom of expression and of fair and humane treatment of…
    - 14 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 12:53pm -
  • Saudi Arabia decries all forms of torture | Letter
    Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the UK, Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, responds to an article about the UN special rapporteur’s report on the countryRe your article on the report of the UN special rapporteur, Ben Emmerson QC, following his five-day ins…
    - 15 days ago, 1 Jul 18, 1:01pm -
  • Film-maker defends use of footage shot by al-Qaida terrorists
    Path of Blood uses raw extracts from 500 hours of video seized at jihadist training campA Bafta-winning film-maker has defended his decision to make a documentary using video footage taken by jihadist terrorists, saying the work humanises but does no…
    - 15 days ago, 1 Jul 18, 5:17am -
  • Trump claims Saudi Arabia has agreed to boost oil production amid turmoil
    Country does not confirm Trump’s claim it will produce ‘up to 2m barrels’ amid concern over Iran and VenezuelaDonald Trump said on Saturday he had received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom would increase oil producti…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Jun 18, 12:10pm -
  • Unesco names three new world heritage sites
    16th-century Kenyan dry-stone walled settlement, ancient city in Oman and oasis in Saudi Arabia recognised by UN bodyThree new sites have been awarded world heritage status by Unesco, including a remote Kenyan settlement and an ancient city in Oman.T…
    - 17 days ago, 29 Jun 18, 1:07pm -
  • UN talks help stall Saudi-led assault on strategic Yemen port
    Hodeidah coming under UN supervision and wider ceasefire being discussed, says envoyA full-scale assault on the strategic Yemen port of Hodeidah by a Saudi-led coalition has been forestalled by discussions about the possibility of a wider ceasefire.…
    - 17 days ago, 29 Jun 18, 7:20am -
  • Saudi Arabia is not driving change – it is trying to hoodwink the west | Arwa Mahdawi
    The country has lifted its ban on female drivers, but this is a rebrand, not a revolution. Yet many governments – and media outlets – are being taken inIf I see one more article about Saudi women being able to drive I am going to throw myself und…
    - 20 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 6:42am -
  • 'I feel free like a bird': Saudi women celebrate as driving ban lifted
    Celebrations in major cities as clock passes midnight in carefully stage-managed eventPolice officers gave them flowers, fathers gave their blessing and locals marked the moment with humour as Saudi women took to the streets in their cars after the b…
    - 22 days ago, 24 Jun 18, 10:01am -
  • Saudi women put themselves in the driving seat as ban ends - video
    Saudi women get behind the wheel for the first time after the kingdom overturns the world’s only ban on female motorists. The move is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s wide-ranging efforts to modernise the conservative oil-rich state –…
    - 22 days ago, 24 Jun 18, 7:22am -

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