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Since her escape from IS-occupied territory in April, and amid a strenuous recovery program in Germany, where she now lives, Bashar's been working with fellow Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad - also a former IS captive and now a U.N. Goodwill ...
National Geographic 'Afghan girl' arrested in Pakistan In this handout photograph released by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday, Afghan Sharbat Gula, the 'Afghan Girl' who appeared on the cover of a 1985 edition of National ...

A Saudi Arabian man has asked for a divorce from his new bride just two hours after the wedding after it emerged she had posted pictures of it on social media.
Given the kingdom's unrelenting record of repression, Saudi Arabia's continued council membership is an affront to the HRC's mission of promoting and protecting "all human rights around the globe".
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested a state employee accused of filming a public execution that was stayed at the last minute, reportedly after a pardon from the victim's family.

Saudi Arabia has resumed its airstrikes against Yemen after the expiry of a three-day ceasefire in the war-hit country. The truce was brokered by the UN to allow humanitarian aid to reach the families trapped in areas cut off by months of the Saudi ...
Riyadh: A 29-year-old Saudi national in his thirties slit the throat of his father and mother and beheaded them in the Governorate of Al-Taif.
Saudi authorities have arrested a young man for beheading his parents on Sunday in an incident that has shaken the nation.
The Saudi Arabia Kingdom believe the people behind the event in Jeddah have violated the principals of the Islamic Shariah and Saudi customs and traditions by using the young models. In fact, it has reportedly already found them guilty. Authorities ...
A man in Saudi Arabia was arrested for allegedly posting videos of himself dressed like a woman. The man's identity wasn't revealed but authorities described him as a "famous Snapchat personality who appeared in video clips dressed like women.
The Saudi boy, known online as Abu Sin, faces years behind bars after he was arrested for his behaviour in videos exchanged with Christina Crockett on popular live-streaming site YouNow.
Saudi Arabian teenager, who accidentally met an American internet personality, Christina Crockett, on a video chat site known as 'YouNow' was arrested by the Saudi government. According to Riyadh police spokesperson, Colonel Fawaz Al-Mayman, the ...
police "arrested a famous Snapchat personality who appeared in video clips dressed like women," the newspaper with close links to the Saudi authorities reported, adding that some Saudi citizens had taken issue with the suspect dressing "inappropriately ...
He said the officers arrested the three men because Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice agents are "no longer allowed to make arrests." The man behind the Saudi LGBT twitter account told the Blade on Tuesday that ...
The Saudi teen arrested for flirting online. 18 October 2016 Last updated at 00:08 BST. Californian internet personality Christina Crockett struck up an unlikely friendship with Saudi Arabian teenager Abu Sin when they met by chance on a video chat site.

Based on fingerprints lifted off the scene of the crime, the security forces concluded that the motive behind the crime was robbery, with a total of 96,000 Egyptian Pounds and 4,000 Saudi Riyals reportedly stolen. The investigation revealed that the ...
In 2012, an artist and activist who goes by Ms. Saffaa was finishing an honors degree at the University of Sydney when she was told by the Saudi Arabian government, which sponsored her, that she needed to live with a male guardian to supervise her. She ...
Several Saudi businessmen and bank employees who helped them to carry out the illegal transfers were among those arrested, the police said. It is one of the biggest case under economic offences as per the crime records of Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Saudi ...
Cairo - Egyptian security forces arrested five suspects charged with the murder of Saudi Arabian Khalil Al-Omayrini in the capital Cairo.
The Saudi teen arrested for flirting online. 7 hours ago. Californian internet personality Christina Crockett struck up an unlikely friendship with Saudi Arabian teenager Abu Sin when they met by chance on a video chat site. Although they understood ...
Artist and activist Ms. Saffaa creates illustrations and prints that protest male guardianship laws in Saudi Arabia.
Based on fingerprints lifted off the scene of the crime, the security forces concluded that the motive behind the crime was robbery, with a total of 96,000 Egyptian Pounds and 4,000 Saudi Riyals reportedly stolen. The investigation revealed that the ...
Summary: Jeddah: police in Jeddah have busted a hawala racket and arrested 32 people, 20 among them Indians , on charges of money laundering.
Several Saudi businessmen and bank employees who helped them to carry out the illegal transfers were among those arrested, the police said. It is one of the biggest case under economic offences as per the crime records of Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Saudi ...
Jeddah - About 20 percent of the Saudi population suffer from diabetes which in turn increases the visual disabilities. Visual disabilities can be overcome locally by increasing awareness among the public, doing early check up for children, proving ...
The government was enraged by the awarding of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to imprisoned pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. China accused Norway, which hosts the award ceremony, of a deliberate insult, and relations between the two have yet to recover ...
Riyadh: Saudi security authorities have arrested 31 supporters of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other terrorist groups over the last eight days.
Saudi Arabia says it will partially ease the blockade surrounding rebel-controlled areas of Yemen to evacuate people wounded in a deadly airstrike at a funeral during the weekend.
The government of Saudi Arabia targets and prosecutes political and religious activists who speak out against the government.
A Saudi judge has reportedly upheld a ruling forcing a woman to divorce her husband because of her "superior origin". The initial decision was made in April when Maha al-Tamimi was eight-months pregnant.
Port Elizabeth - As siblings Huda and Waliyullah Desai walked out of a Saudi Arabia prison to return home to South Africa, they left half of their hearts behind them as their two siblings Yumna and Waseeyullah remain jailed.
His arrest - along with the earlier arrest of YouNow broadcaster Majed al-Anizi - were justified by some in Saudi society for their alleged misrepresentation of Saudi youth at a time when the global media's spotlight on the kingdom could not have been ...
Almost everyone has a few online romance horror stories but no matter how awkward your chatroom dalliances have been, we have a feeling the Saudi Arabian ...
The male guardianship system in Saudi Arabia is not just law: it is a set of bylaws and state-sanctioned discriminatory policies and practices that restrict a woman's ability to have a wide range of choices unless permitted by her male guardian ...
Jeddah: Authorities in Saudi Arabia have released on bail a 19-year old man who was arrested for online flirting with American vlogger Chirstina Crockett.
Abu Sin was arrested for his "unethical behavior" and police claimed his videos were "enticing" young audiences and inviting "negative attention" from viewers around the world on Saudi Arabia. Abu Sin could face a five-year sentence and fine reaching 3 ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - When a teenager in Saudi Arabia began chatting up an American woman online, he first found fame and then notoriety before he was arrested over concerns that his clumsy cyber flirtation violated the kingdom's conservative ...
One such instance came to light recently when 17 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia, including 13 Saudis, an Egyptian, a Yemeni, a Palestinian and a woman.
Saudi Arabia's military aggression against Yemen will not stop as long as the United States keeps selling weapons to the kingdom, an activist and political commentator tells Press TV. "We will not see any change unless Ansarullah, the Houthi and the ...
Kuwait CITY, Oct 1: The Kuwaiti Interpol arrested four Arabs wanted by law for the crimes they committed in their home countries, reports Al-Jarida daily.
Some 32,000 people have been arrested since the attempted putsch over alleged links to Gulen by the authorities, in a relentless crackdown that has caused international concern.
... looking shell-shocked, responding "but you're only 13". A week earlier, Riyadh policemen arrested Abu Sin, accusing him of "unethical behavior" and claimed his videos were "enticing" young audiences and inviting "negative attention" from viewers ...
human right activists have revealed harrowing accounts of the Saudi war in Yemen. They have released a documented report at a press conference in the capital Sana'a.
Security sources noted Saudi authorities also said that the suspect was originally a Saudi citizen sentenced to death for drug trafficking, and that he fraudulently obtained Kuwaiti citizenship to escape death.
Abuja - 21 Nigerians have so far died while performing this year's Hajj in Saudi Arabia, Head of the medical team of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON, Dr.
Benjamin has been one of the chief critics of the United States military's use of drones, has organized peace delegations to Gaza, Iraq and Iran, and been arrested and deported from Pakistan and Bahrain. ... Benjamin sees President Obama as an ...
This summer, Saudi activist Aziza al-Yousef started a petition calling for action to end the guardianship system, which has garnered nearly 15,000 signatures from Saudi men and women. On Monday, she brought it to the country's Royal Court, where she ...
A man from Saudi Arabia has been arrested in Colorado Springs on suspicion of sexual assault and unlawful termination of a pregnancy, police say.


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