Jailed in Saudi Arabia for peaceful activism
By Waleed Abulkhair
Waleed Abulkhair is a human rights activist in Jeddah...
Saudi Cleric Says Driving Hurts Women's Ovaries
A Saudi cleric sparked a wave of mockery online when he warned women that driving would affect their ovaries and bring "clinical...
Saudi woman makes history by reaching Everest summit
Saudi woman has made history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain.
It took a lot of persuading before Raha Moharrak's Saudi family agreed to let her climb.
Ali Al-Khawahir, Saudi Man, Sentenced To Be Paralyzed In 'Eye For An Eye' Justice
The Huffington Post - By Ryan Grenoble - Posted: 04/04/2013 9:03 am
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to be medically paralyzed unless he can raise 1 million Saudi Riyal (almost $267,000) to...
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Saudi Arabia beheads murderer… and then CRUCIFIES his body.
Mohammed Rashad Khairi Hussain was convicted of murder and sodomy.
The Yemeni citizen had...
Saudi Clerics Order Destruction Of Centuries Old Areas of Mecca, Including Ancient Columns, In Expansion Project
A Lack of Swordsmen May Lead Saudis to Abolish Beheadings
By Sorcha Pollak
Read more: http://world.time.com/2013/03/11/a-lack-of-swordsmen-may-lead-saudis-to-abolish-beheadings/#ixzz2NLw1WTB6
Is this what progress looks like in Saudi Arabia? The Kingdom is considering ending execution...
Celebrity Saudi preacher 'raped' and tortured his five-year-old daughter to death
Lama al-Ghamdi's back was broken and she had been raped and...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi authorities have executed a woman convicted of practicing magic and sorcery.
The Saudi Interior Ministry says in a statement the execution took place Monday, but gave no details on the woman's crime.
The London-based al-Hayat daily, however, quoted Abdullah...
Saudi rights groups claimed on Wednesday that a decision to sentence a woman to 10 lashes for driving her car was payback by the ruling class for this week's landmark speech by King Abdullah, which cleared the way for women to participate in elections.
The sentence is believed to be the first...
Women in Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and run in future municipal elections, King Abdullah has announced.
He said they would also have the right to be appointed to the consultative Shura Council.
The move was welcomed by activists who have called for greater rights for...
August 12, 2011
'Saudi lords have wreaked havoc in Pakistan’
Friday - Aug 12, 2011, 05:13pm (GMT+5.5)
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Islamabad - Pakistan’s leaders should work towards ending Arab influence in the country’s internal matters instead of ‘renewing’ its ties with its...
Saudi Women Hit the Road in Driving Ban Protest
Published June 17, 2011 | Associated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A Saudi woman defiantly drove through the nation's capital Friday while others brazenly cruised by police patrols in the first forays of a campaign that...
RIYADH: A popular Muslim cleric says it is permissible for Saudi women to reveal their faces in countries where the Islamic veil is banned, while criticizing efforts in Europe to outlaw the garment.
Sheik Aedh al-Garni’s ruling was in response to a question from a Saudi woman in France about...
Abu Dhabi judges praise courage of writer who dared to criticise hardliners
By Archie Bland
Instead of Jon and Edward dressed as the Ghostbusters
, it featured a single woman covered from head to toe in black, declaiming traditional Arabic poetry from a podium. And rather than Cheryl Cole...
Saudi Arabia: Gang-rape victim gets 200 lashes, si
in a shocking verdict, a Saudi Court has ordered a gang rape victim to undergo 200 lashes and six months in prison for "being in the car of an unrelated male" when the crime was committed.
The 19-year-old victim was initially ordered to...
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's grand mufti on Friday strongly condemned the deadly blasts that rocked London and are believed to be the work of Al-Qaeda, saying Islam strictly prohibits the slaughter of innocent people...