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Eloped Saudi woman granted asylum in Yemen

Eloped Saudi woman granted asylum in Yemen

Nov 24, – Sana’a: The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has agreed to grant asylum to a Saudi woman who eloped and ran away from her house early last month. An official from the UNHCR told Gulf News that the woman was given asylum on humanitarian grounds as she could […]

November 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Saudi Arabia beheads citizen over murder, marking 69th execution this year

Saudi Arabia beheads citizen over murder, marking 69th execution this year

Nov 03, – Riyadh: Saudi authorities on Sunday beheaded a citizen in the southern Najran province after he was convicted of killing another man, the interior ministry said. Zafer Al Batheen shot dead Ayed Al Qashaneen using a machine gun, following a dispute between the two. His execution brings to 70 the number of people […]

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3-year-old Saudi girl gang-raped: 5 arrested

3-year-old Saudi girl gang-raped: 5 arrested

Oct 30, Manama: Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested five people in connection with the rape of a three-year-old girl. The suspects, three men and two women, were apprehended in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, the police spokesman for the local police, Nawaf Al Bouq, said. The case has been referred to the investigation […]

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Arab states urge Saudi Arabia to rethink on U.N. Security Council seat

Arab states urge Saudi Arabia to rethink on U.N. Security Council seat

Oct 20, – United Nations: Arab nations on Saturday appealed to Saudi Arabia to reverse a decision to reject a seat on the UN Security Council. Arab UN ambassadors made the appeal after an emergency meeting on Saudi Arabia’s surprise announcement Friday that it would not take up a Security Council seat to protest the […]

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