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Saudi Arabia. Several arrested in connection with Saudi same-sex wedding video. Joseph Patrick McCormick, PinkNews; 7th January 2018, 1:37 PM. Authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested several people following raids responding to a video which allegedly showed a same-sex wedding. Authorities in Saudi Arabia ...
Saudi Arabia's attorney general on Sunday confirmed 11 princes had been arrested after protesting the kingdom's austerity measures and would face trial after "disrupting public peace and order". Saudi media on Saturday had reported the princes arrested after gathering outside Qasr al-Hokm, a historical ...

Via the Wall Street Journal ... reports 11 princes were placed under arrest. The 11 were part of a 'sit-in' to protest the government's decision to stop paying electricity and water bills for members of the extended royal family. But, that is not all ... also said be detained because they complained about the ...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A state-linked Saudi news website says 11 princes have been arrested and will be tried for staging a protest at one of the king's palaces and refusing orders to leave. The Sabq website, quoting unnamed officials, reported Saturday that a division of the National Guard, ...
Two months ago, authorities arrested dozens of royals, businessmen and senior government officials as a part of a corruption crackdown. Those detained included the former head of the royal court, Khaled Al-Tuwaijri, and Saudi media mogul Waleed Al-Ibrahim. The investigation is being overseen by ...

A state-linked Saudi news website says 11 princes have been arrested and will be tried for staging a protest at one of the king's palaces and refusing orders to leave. The Sabq website, quoting unnamed officials, reported Saturday that a division of the National Guard, which is tasked with protecting the ...
Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes for staging a protest in the capital, Riyadh, against the kingdom's austerity measures, according to state media. The announcement by SPA news agency late on Saturday came hours after Sabq, a Saudi website, said that the 11 princes were detained after ...
Saudi security forces arrested al-Shehi, a columnist for the Saudi Arabian daily al-Watan, on January 3, according to Washington Post columnist Jamal ... The country's authorities have detained scores of activists and public figures since September amid an effort by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to ...
Saudi Arabia has arrested 337,281 foreigners in its latest crackdown on illegal immigrants, gulf News reported. Those arrested include 198,231 who did not have valid residence permits and over 99,000 foreigners who did not have valid work permits. As part of the nationwide campaign, which started on ...
The US Department of State said on Thursday it had the authority to hold the Iranian government responsible for the protester deaths. "We condemn in the strongest possible terms the deaths to date and the arrests of at least 1,000 Iranians," Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters.
Saudi security forces stand guard in Manfouha, southern Riyadh, in this file photo taken in November 2013. (Reuters). Related Articles. Saudi security forces arrest two terrorists after shootout in Qatif · New Saudi security service key to development, prosperity, says minister. Jeddah: Four Russians and ...
Security authorities in Saudi Arabia recently caught a veterinarian red-handed while he was performing plastic surgery on camels using certain drugs and needles. The process was fully documented and so is a statement by a camel enthusiast who said that this doctor, who is of an Arab descent, performs ...
Confidants said Masri had been warned not to travel to Saudi Arabia after mass arrests last month of Saudi royals, ministers and businessmen in the biggest purge of the kingdom's affluent elite in its modern history. "He has been answering questions about his business and partners," said a source familiar ...
United Nations human rights experts called on Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to end "repression" of rights activists and release dozens detained since ... More than 60 prominent clerics, writers, journalists, academics and activists are reported to have been detained in a wave of arrests since September, they ...
Over 1,000 people protested in the northern city of Sulaimaniya and protesters set fire to the offices of Kurdish political parties in the towns of Koya, Kifri and Ranya, according to a Reuters witness. Security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas, injuring six people, according to the region's health officials.
Saudi security forces in Riyadh found a child who was kidnapped three years ago and detained six suspects. The girl was found after police raided a house inhabited by foreign laborers in a Riyadh neighborhood. Four women and two men linked to the case were arrested. ضمن حملة #وطن_بلا_مخالف .

Saudi officials and outside analysts close to the royal family have said that a primary goal of the arrests is to recover hundreds of billions of dollars in ill-gotten gains accumulated by the targets of the crackdown. Officials working with Crown Prince Mohammed are pressing detainees to sign over assets in ...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman revealed that 95 per cent of those arrested on corruption charges in Saudi Arabia agreed to a ...
Saudi authorities have arrested Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi, a dual national with Saudi and Ethiopian citizenship and is reportedly the ...
Saudi Arabia 'swaps assets for freedom' after arrests ... Among those arrested was billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, one of the kingdom's ...
He has presented the arrests as a campaign against corruption, but his targets ... Saudi Crown Prince's Mass Purge Upends a Longstanding System NOV. ... Employees of some of those arrested had been summoned months ...
Photos shared on social media of Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal and ... to amount to mass arrests, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday. ... of wrongdoing were arrested on Wednesday in an expansion of the ...
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, in Riyadh, Saudi ... any specific charges or evidence, or even the names of those arrested.
How Saudi elite became five-star prisoners at the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton ... The arrests had been decreed by the monarch, King Salman, and ...
It's a business that has plowed cash into everything from top American banks to Chinese tech startups. And now it could be in trouble. Shares in ...
The businessman is one of at least 17 Saudi princes and top officials that have been detained, according to a list obtained by CNN and cited by ...
The Saudi government is holding Ty Cobb's old client Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, a critic of President Donald Trump, on charges of corruption.
Seoul, South Korea (AP) -- Global stocks mostly fell on Monday and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in ...
The Saudi prince behind the weekend's unprecedented arrest of high-level ... 11 Saudi Princes Among Dozens Arrested In Apparent Move To Boost King's Son ... Arrests began on Saturday, hours after the prince was named to head a ... that launched the career of a female activist, 38-year-old Rasha Hefzi.
Separately, King Salman replaced the minister of the Saudi national ... the call provided by the White House did not discuss the Saudi arrests.
RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal ...
Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia arrested 10 princes and dozens of former government ... The news of the arrests came soon after the anti-corruption ... influential clerics, in what activists denounced as a coordinated crackdown.
FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2008 file photo, Prince Miteb bin Abdul Aziz, son of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, salutes as leaves the ...
Now, that same hotel could reportedly house a series of Saudi tech investors who were arrested Saturday in a sweeping series of arrests that ...
A major shift in power took place early last month in Saudi Arabia, when 11 princes and 38 other top figures in the kingdom, including ministers, military officers, and influential businessmen, were arrested in a corruption probe. The crackdown will test whether the desert kingdom can bring about a peaceful ...
Israel's intelligence minister has extended an invitation to Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to visit the country as fallout from the US's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State continues to reverberate around the world. Yisrael Katz made the remark in ...
Sabih al-Masri, a Palestinian billionaire and the chairman of Jordan's largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a ... Confidants said Masri had been warned not to travel to Saudi Arabia after mass arrests last month of Saudi royals, ministers and businessmen in the ...
Members of the army have been arrested as part of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's "anti-corruption" drive, the BBC reported ...
But he now finds himself in the midst of an anti-corruption sweep in Saudi Arabia. He was arrested in the Saudi kingdom last Saturday, and he ...
Goldman Sachs has been looking to expand its activity in Saudi Arabia, ... minister, who is also said to have been arrested," the Times reports.
The precise number is unknown, as Saudi authorities have not released the names of those arrested, nor the specific charges against them.
Instead of engaging with activists over human rights reforms they are going after them ... "This is a dark time for freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia. These two arrests have confirmed our fears that the new leadership under ...
Other Islamic organisations and groups denounced the arrests, calling ... According to various news agencies, Saudi authorities arrested up to 20 ... twitter activists had circulated the Tweet that supposedly resulted in the ...
rights groups have condemned the recent arrests by Saudi authorities of dozens of prominent religious figures, intellectuals and activists this ...
Those arrested have been held incommunicado, and it is not clear if they have ... Saudi activists have circulated lists of 30 or more people they say have ... some speculate that the arrests aimed to smooth that transition by ...
The authorities in Saudi Arabia have arrested more than 20 clerics and intellectuals in an apparent crackdown on dissent, activists say. ... UK-based human rights activist Yahya al-Assiri told the Wall Street Journal the officers ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia authorities said Monday that they had arrested two Yemeni members of Daesh who were allegedly planning suicide ...
Qatari authorities have reportedly arrested Qatari poet Breek Bin Hadi ... social network sites, activists have said that al-Marri was arrested and ...
Qatar has reportedly arrested a pilgrim upon his return from Saudi Arabia after performing this year's Hajj as a guest of the Custodian of the ...


 

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