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But, recently, Crown Prince Mohammed has been pushing back against the clerical establishment and has even stripped the religious police of the power to make arrests. 4Government restrictions on religion are “very high” in Saudi Arabia, according to a 2017 Pew Research Center report that looked at ...
Since the bombing of the war-torn country began in March 2015, the UK has licensed £4.6bn of arms to the Saudi regime, including £2.7bn of ML10 ... The protesters claim that the decision to grant the licences breached UK arms export policy, which states that the licences cannot be granted if there is a ...

Over a dozen anti-war activists staged on Monday a blockade of an alleged missile factory in the UK county of Worcestershire at a site owned by the ... Protesters have then engaged in a prayer session to honor those killed since the launch of the Saudi-led coalition's military campaign in Yemen in 2015.
(Beirut) – The prominent Saudi human rights activist Fahad al-Fahad has served two years in prison since his April 2016 arrest and subsequent conviction on charges tied solely to his peaceful social media activity, Human Rights Watch said today. He is one of more than 20 prominent Saudi activists ...
US, Saudi CEOs Sign $20B Deals in NYC as Protesters Condemn Catastrophic War on Yemen. 200 corporate executives dined at the Saudi-US CEO Forum in New York City alongside Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, while protesters .... PROTESTER: He's a murderer; he's a children murder.
Having been active in women's right to vote campaigns for the municipal elections held in Saudi Arabia, she is one of the most prominent women activists in the country. The ambitious social change in the country comes at the directive of Saudi King Salman and guidance of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad ...

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Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Police arrested a 30-year-old driver of an app-based ride-hailing service in Madinah on Monday after he was accused of harassing a disabled female customer. ... "We followed up the case and identified the driver, who is a Saudi national in his 30s. The man drove a private car ...
It comes after Saudi Arabia arrested dozens of princes, business leaders and government officials in early November in a push led by Crown Prince Mohammed ... Critics, however, say the arrests were more to consolidate Crown Prince Mohammed's power than to go after the kingdom's endemic corruption.
The move comes after Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb directed the police to track the man who appeared in the viral video. (via YouTube). Mariam al-Jaber, Al Arabiya Monday, 12 March 2018. Text size A A A. A Saudi man in his 20's was arrested on Monday after a video of him trying to molest and ...

The controversial three-day visit by the Saudi crown prince, also known as MBS, drew criticism from some sections of the British public, with protesters calling for his arrest over his role in the calamitous war in Yemen. Before he arrived, thousands had signed an online petition calling on Prime Minister ...
The Saudi authorities have arrested 21 people of different nationalities on suspicions of "affecting" the country's national security, according to local media reports. Prominent Saudi daily Okaz reported Thursday that anti-terrorism agencies had detained the 21 individuals over “security-related” issues.
A Saudi court sentenced human rights activist Issa al-Nukheifi to six years in prison on Wednesday for tweets critical of the government, a rights group said, confirming a Saudi newspaper report. ... He had been previously arrested, tried and sentenced to prison for similar offences, an Amnesty report said.
A Saudi Arabian student and activist arrested last month after criticising the kingdom's growing ties with Israel had her first hearing in court on Tuesday. ... Balawi is one of dozens of activists who have been swept up in recent months in the kingdom, in addition to the detention of princes and tycoons that has ...
The prominent Saudi human rights activist Fahad al-Fahad has served two years in prison since his April 2016 arrest and subsequent conviction on charges tied solely to his peaceful social media activity, Human Rights Watch said. He is one of more than 20 prominent Saudi activists serving long prison ...
Saudi Arabia's crown prince was greeted by Queen Elizabeth, and met by protesters against the war in Yemen, as he began a three-day visit to Britain on Wednesday. Britain is rolling out the red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who will have lunch with the queen at Buckingham Palace and ...
A leading Saudi religious scholar has been held in punishing solitary confinement, shackled and subjected to 24-hour bouts of interrogation since his arrest last September for tweeting support for peace with Qatar, a source close to his family has told Middle East Eye. Sheikh Salman al-Odah, 61, was taken ...


 

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