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  • newSaudi Shoura Council members welcome King Salman’s focus on new direction

    Saudi Shoura Council members welcome King Salman’s focus on new direction

    Author: NOOR NUGALIThu, 2017-12-14 03:00ID: 1513205247124234100RIYADH: King Salman’s speech at the Shoura Council on Wednesday that defined the contours of Saudi Arabia’s domestic and foreign policies was widely welcomed.In the televised speec…
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:48pm -
  • newSaudi Shoura member wants to end male guardianship

    Saudi Shoura member wants to end male guardianship

    Author: ASEEL BASHRAHEELThu, 2017-12-14 03:00ID: 1513205247134234400RIYADH: In light of the recent drive Saudi Arabia is undertaking to empower women, a member of the Shoura Council, Dr. Eqbal Darandari, who sits on the Human Rights Committee, spok…
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:48pm -
  • newSustainable energy concerns answered at Saudi smart grid conference

    Sustainable energy concerns answered at Saudi smart grid conference

    Author: ASEEL BASHRAHEELThu, 2017-12-14 03:00ID: 1513205247144234700JEDDAH: The seventh Saudi Arabia Smart Grid (SASG) conference was convened on Wednesday at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel with a focus on “smart solutions for sustainable energy.”The…
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:47pm -
  • newSaudi female professor dies at award ceremony

    Saudi female professor dies at award ceremony

    Author: MOHAMMED AL-KINANIThu, 2017-12-14 03:00ID: 1513205247104233800JEDDAH: A female professor died on Sunday after she fell on stage during a gathering to honor her for her academic contributions.While giving a speech, Prof. Nisreen Ismail Al-B…
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:47pm -
  • newTop Saudi artists delighted at cinema reopening

    Top Saudi artists delighted at cinema reopening

    Author: NOUF AL-HIMIARYThu, 2017-12-14 03:00ID: 1513204523134182100JEDDAH: In a historical decision to lift the ban on cinemas in the Kingdom announced on Monday, movie theaters will open for the first time in 35 years in March 2018, with 2,000 scr…
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:36pm -
  • newSaudi Arabia to set up SR188m solar plant in Bangladesh

    Saudi Arabia to set up SR188m solar plant in Bangladesh

    Author: MOHAMMED RASOOLDEENThu, 2017-12-14 03:00ID: 1513204523154182400RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement in Dhaka to set up an SR188 million solar plant in Bangladesh.The agreement was signed between the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber…
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:36pm -
  • new$130 million Gulf donation boosts anti-terror Sahel force

    $130 million Gulf donation boosts anti-terror Sahel force

    Author: AFPWed, 2017-12-13 17:26ID: 1513180172261934000PARIS: Saudi Arabia and the UAE put forward $130 million Wednesday toward fighting terrorists in West Africa’s Sahel region, as France’s Emmanuel Macron hosted leaders to an effort to boost…
    - 5 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 4:13pm -
  • newSaudi hiking team travels 300,000 km to discover heritage sites

    Saudi hiking team travels 300,000 km to discover heritage sites

    Author: TARIQ AL-THAQAFI | Special to Arab NewsWed, 2017-12-13 21:34ID: 1513183896112262500JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabia Hiking Team has traveled more than 300,000 km to introduce the world to the Kingdom’s mountains and mountaintops.The team consist…
    - 8 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 12:49pm -
  • newWe will fight corruption ‘fairly and firmly,’ King Salman says

    We will fight corruption ‘fairly and firmly,’ King Salman says

    Author: NOOR NUGALIWed, 2017-12-13 18:46ID: 1513169234830686300RIYADH: Corruption undermines societies and prevents their development and growth, and Saudi Arabia is determined to confront it, King Salman said on Wednesday. The issue would be dea…
    - 14 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 7:48am -
  • newStorytellers unite in 5th MiSK SHOOF Digital Visual Media Forum

    Storytellers unite in 5th MiSK SHOOF Digital Visual Media Forum

    Author: ASEEL BASHRAHEELWed, 2017-12-13 16:24ID: 1513160712979827900JEDDAH: The 5th MiSK SHOOF Digital Visual Media Forum took place at Jeddah’s Hilton Hotel on Dec. 10 with Saudi actress Fatima Al-Banawi and radio presenter Yasir Al-Saggaf welco…
    - 16 hours ago, 13 Dec 17, 5:31am -

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 -
  • VIDEO: Coalition Blockade Harms Civilians in Yemen
    The Saudi-led coalition’s broad restrictions on aid and essential goods to Yemen’s civilian population are worsening the country’s humanitarian catastrophe. Unless the coalition immediately stops blocking aid and commercial goods from reaching…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Yemen: Coalition Blockade Imperils Civilians

    Yemen: Coalition Blockade Imperils Civilians

    The Saudi-led coalition’s broad restrictions on aid and essential goods to Yemen’s civilian population are worsening the country’s humanitarian catastrophe.  (Beirut) – The Saudi-led coalition’s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • When Elites Get a Taste of Their Own Medicine

    When Elites Get a Taste of Their Own Medicine

    Expand Then-Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a graduation ceremony at King Faisal Air College in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2017.  © 201…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Saudi Arabia: New Counterterrorism Law Enables Abuse

    Saudi Arabia: New Counterterrorism Law Enables Abuse

    Expand Saudi King Salman and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attend a graduation ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2017.   © 2017 Reuter…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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The Economist: Saudi Arabia

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  • newIran may have passed ballistic missiles to Yemen Houthi rebels, UN says
    Secretary-general Antonio Guterres warns that Iran may be defying UN call, but says nuclear deal remains ‘best way’ forwardThe UN secretary general, Antonio Guterres, has warned that Iran may be defying a call to halt ballistic missile developmen…
    - 24 mins ago, 13 Dec 17, 8:55pm -
  • Bombed into famine: how Saudi air campaign targets Yemen’s food supplies
    Sources of food are a lifeline in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, but are being targeted by the Saudi-led coalitionAt 11.30pm, 10 nautical miles off Yemen’s western Red Sea coast, seven fishermen were near the end of the four hours it had…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 12:00am -
  • Saudi Arabia to lift 35-year ban on cinemas
    Move forms part of social reforms by the crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdomSaudi Arabia is to allow cinemas to open for the first time in 35 years as it continues a push to overhaul its society and image after decades of…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 8:11am -
  • The Observer view on Trump and Jerusalem | Observer editorial
    US foreign diplomacy driven by ego in pursuit of the ultimate deal is no plan for Middle East peaceOne of the first principles of international relations is that effective diplomacy is always prosecuted in pursuit of clear foreign policy objectives,…
    - 4 days ago, 9 Dec 17, 7:05pm -
  • Greens warn about Australia’s joint exercise with Saudi navy near Yemen
    Whish-Wilson says operation was planned rather than occurring ‘opportunistically’ as Marise Payne has described A controversial Australian naval exercise conducted with Saudi Arabia’s navy in the midst of the blockade of Yemen may be the beginn…
    - 5 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
  • 'Decades of chaos': Arab leaders condemn US decision on Jerusalem
    Donald Trump’s unilateral move to back Israel’s claim to holy city has reunited competing factions across the Middle East to a common causeThe Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has drawn widespread condemnati…
    - 6 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 2:13pm -
  • Donald Trump risks 'destroying peace hopes of Israelis and Palestinians'
    UN secretary general opposes Washington unilateral move, as voices across world condemn ‘opportunity for extremists’News: Defiant Trump confirms US will recognise Jerusalem as capital of IsraelDonald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capi…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 2:19am -
  • Saudi purge sees 159 business leaders held in Riyadh hotel
    Hundreds of bank accounts frozen as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ‘anti-corruption campaign’ continuesSaudi officials have disclosed that 159 business leaders, including members of the royal family, have been detained at a five-star hotel…
    - 8 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 1:20pm -
  • Why would moving the US embassy to Jerusalem be so contentious?
    Riyadh has spoken out against US threats to move its diplomatic HQ from Tel Aviv but will the president listen?Of all the issues at the heart of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, none is as sensitive as the status of Jerusale…
    - 8 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 9:47am -
  • UAE announces new Saudi alliance that could reshape Gulf relations
    Latest development in six-month-long Qatar dispute throws future of Gulf Cooperation Council into doubtThe United Arab Emirates has announced the formation of a new political and military alliance with Saudi Arabia, throwing into doubt the future of…
    - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 5:30am -

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