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On June 11, state security agents cleared the public from the area around the Parliament building here in the capital: The parliamentary debate about Egypt ceding its Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia was about to begin. Three days ...
Two Zawia militiamen are reported to have been arrested in Saudi Arabia on suspicion on links with terrorism after a request to detain them was allegedly sent to the Saudi authorities by the Egyptian government. Mahmud Ben Rajab and Mohamed ...
A Saudi student accused of killing an Oregon teenager in a traffic accident is on the run after skipping bail paid by a Saudi consulate. Authorities in Portland said ... Noorah was then arrested and charged with first-degree manslaughter. Overstreet ...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that had sparked protests and a police crackdown, the cabinet said Saturday.
In October, the Interior Ministry said Saudi security forces had arrested two separate terrorist cells, one of which planned to attack a football World Cup qualifying match in Jeddah that month.
The wrangle over two uninhabited islands in the Red Sea is shaping up to be the latest quandary facing Egypt's government, threatening to pit its courts against its legislature, touching off a regional predicament, and possibly sparking a ...
He added that four had already been released from hospital, and five security men were also slightly hurt. Since late 2014 Saudi Arabia has faced periodic bombings and shootings claimed by the Daesh group. Purported images from the scene that ...
In October, the Interior Ministry said Saudi security forces had arrested two separate terrorist cells, one of which planned to attack a football World Cup qualifying match in Jeddah that month.
The Saudi Interior Ministry said on Friday that it has arrested five members of a cell that was planning an attack on the Grand mosque area in Mecca.
In his tweet, the activist also cited the elevation of bin Salman as the beginning of the collapse of the Saudi family and said the recent diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Qatar forced the Saudi king to remove Mohammad bin Nayef, his crown ...
The Egyptian authorities on Thursday arrested a prominent leftist activist known for his vocal opposition to a controversial maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. "Kamal Khalil was arrested after the [security ...
Saudi Arabian woman who was jailed for daring to drive is encouraging the conservative kingdom's new crown prince to let women drive and make their own decisions as adults.
Lahore - The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Wednesday arrested a woman and her son attempting to smuggle heroin to Saudi Arabia. According to media reports both mother and son were traveling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. ANF recovered one ...
A Saudi official source said that the Royal Saudi Naval Forces detained three elements from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
In a statement released on Wednesday, Iran's Interior Ministry has stressed that the two Iranian boats which were recently stranded near the Saudi borders were fishing ones and the Saudi government is required to compensate for the damage and punish ...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, as crown prince, replacing the country's counter-terrorism czar with the young activist leader at a time when the kingdom is struggling with low oil prices, ...
Dubai, June 20 (Reuters) - Over 150 fridges stocked with free food for those in need have become a city-wide phenomenon in Dubai after a lone activist started with a single unit during last year's holy month of Ramadan. The Ramadan Sharing Fridge ...
Iran has denied claims by Saudi Arabia that three of its elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps members had been arrested aboard an explosive-laden boat near an oil platform in the Persian gulf. Interior ministry's director general for border affairs ...
Enter Paula Jean Swearengin, an environmental activist from a long line of Virginia coal miners, who is challenging Manchin in the upcoming primary for the 2018 election.
"The people who came face to face with the powers of (Saudi Arabia) were simple fishermen who had fishermen boats," Majid Aqababai, the director general of border affairs at the interior ministry said on Monday, according to the Young journalists Club ...
They are from Bushehr and were fishing when they were arrested by the Saudi coastguard," said Aghababaie. "There is no proof that they are military personnel," he said, in remarks carried by the ILNA news agency.
Senator Joe Manchin [D-WV, @Sen_JoeManchin, +1 304-342-5855] is a right-wing Democrat Senator whose inglorious career includes breaking with his party ...
In Egypt, dozens of activists have been arrested in a series of sweeping raids in recent days. The arrests came as Egyptians took to the streets to protest an agreement to hand over control of two islands to Saudi Arabia. Critics say the islands belong ...
"The people who came face to face with the powers of (Saudi Arabia) were simple fishermen who had fishermen boats," Majid Aqababai, the director general of border affairs at the interior ministry said on Monday, according to the Young journalists Club ...
... but one we will most likely win. I agree with the intention behind the actions of Lujain Al Houthlool, Manal Al-Sharif and dozens of other Saudi activists who link the right to drive to women's liberation in the Kingdom. However, as a Saudi woman ...
activists on social media are circulating a legal opinion (fatwa) by the late Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Baz, in which the former Mufti of Saudi Arabia stated his position on the Muslim Brotherhood. Bin Baz served as the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia from ...
An Iranian ministry of interior official said on Monday that Saudi Arabia's claim that it had detained three members of the Iranian military was not correct.
Jeddah - The Customs authorities at King Abdulaziz International Airport foiled three attempts to smuggle in a total of 1.72 kilograms of heroin and cocaine.
activists are calling for the release of Saudi activist Raif Badawi, who has completed five years of his 10-year sentence in prison.
The air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Mumbai customs on Friday arrested four passengers who had flown in from Saudi Arabia for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 29 lakh. The four - Mohammed Rehan, Mohammed Ishtiyak, Mohammed Israr and Fahrukh ...
Dozens of lawyers shout slogans during a protest against the accord to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia in front of the lawyers syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Arabic on the Red ...
This year, al-Sharif released a book, Daring To Drive: A Saudi woman's Awakening, about her movement. She spoke to the Observer in advance of her visit to Dallas on June 20 for the World Affairs Council/News Radio 1080 (KRLD-AM) program in the ...
Meet Jalal BinThaneya, an Emirati special needs activist who recently attempted to set a new world record by walking across all seven emirates in just seven days.
Dozens of lawyers shout slogans during a protest against the accord to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia in front of the lawyers syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Arabic on the Red ...
A coalition of activists and U.S. lawmakers alarmed about Saudi Arabia's punishing war in Yemen is trying to block the Trump administration's pending $510 million weapons sale to Riyadh.
The UK stabbed activists campaigning for women's rights in Saudi Arabia in the back by allegedly voting for the country to join the UN Commission for Women's ...
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has handed down death sentence to a Shia Muslim activist who allegedly committed blasphemy by posting anti-Wahhabi and Saudi contents on social media. The court in ... The 30- year-old activist was detained after ...
Six years ago, a shaky video posted to YouTube showed 37-year-old women's rights activist Manal Al-Sharif, wearing an abaya, navigating the streets of Kohber in Saudi Arabia. Speaking into the camera, she says in Arabic: "You'll find a woman who has a ...
June 9, 2017 (Khartoum) - Amnesty International (AI) has urged the Saudi authorities to release two Sudanese activists warning against deporting them to Khartoum as there is a real risk they would be subjected to torture and other ill-treatment ...
... is still a quaint cultural custom. Despite a social media campaign by and for Saudi women's rights activists, and tweets and other signs of support from younger members of the royal family, the Kingdom keeps throwing women in jail for demanding ...
A Saudi Arabian human rights campaigner who was famously detained for 73 days in 2014 for defying the kingdom's ban on female drivers, has been released after being held in Dammam on Sunday.
Ordinarily such a video might not get much notice, but because it's not socially acceptable for women to drive in Saudi Arabia, where there is a de facto ban, Sharif's video went viral. Sharif describes driving as an act of civil disobedience: "For me ...
Saudi Arabian women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been released after being detained by authorities this week, rights groups said on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia has re-arrested women's rights campaigner Loujain al-Hathloul, who is best known for her defiance of the kingdom's driving ban.
human rights activists say Saudi Arabia has used UK-made bombs in at least 81 unlawful attacks in Yemen, according to a report.
Qatar's conspiracy against Saudi Arabia and its neighbors go back several years ago, and have surfaced many times in clear evidence through previously leaked recordings.
On his visit last month to Saudi Arabia, President Trump devoted special attention to the U.S. alliance with Bahrain, a major non-NATO ally that is home to the U.S.
More than 80 allegedly unlawful attacks in Yemen have been carried out by the Saudis, human rights activists have discovered, and some attacks have used UK-made bombs.
The 27-year-old Hathloul has openly criticized and challenged Saudi Arabia's female driving ban, and was arrested and held for 73 days in 2014 after trying to drive from the United Arab Emirates into Saudi Arabia. ... First Daughter Ivanka, who also ...


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