Gulf Times - saudi-arabia
NHRC urges US to end Saudi politicisation of religious rites, incitement

NHRC urges US to end Saudi politicisation of religious rites, incitement

Saudi Arabia's violations of the right to practise religious rites and its deliberate politicisation of Haj and Umrah should be included in the annual report on religious freedom issued by the US State Department

Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder - UN expert

Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder - UN expert

An official Saudi Arabian investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents failed to examine who may have ordered the killing and ignored key suspects, a UN special rapporteur said on Wednesday.

Khashoggi fiancee Cengiz demands further UN investigations

Khashoggi fiancee Cengiz demands further UN investigations

The death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi warrants further UN investigations, his fiancee Hatice Cengiz said on Tuesday on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi airport kills 1, wounds 7

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi airport kills 1, wounds 7

A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia killed a Syrian national and wounded seven civilians Sunday, a Riyadh-led coalition said, the latest in a series of strikes on the site.

UN Khashoggi report piles pressure on Saudi crown prince

UN Khashoggi report piles pressure on Saudi crown prince

Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped pressure back on the kingdom, analysts say.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions.

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis -court

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis -court

Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday

UN report sees credible evidence to link MbS with Khashoggi murder

UN report sees credible evidence to link MbS with Khashoggi murder

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi since there is credible evidence they are liable for his death, a UN rights investigator said on Wednesday.

French ruling against beoutQ over piracy piles pressure on Saudis

French ruling against beoutQ over piracy piles pressure on Saudis

The Premier League received a boost after a court ruled that a Saudi Arabian satellite provider has pirate-broadcast every game so far of the Women’s World Cup to Europe. A hearing in France found that Riyadh-based Arabsat was illegally transmitting the tournament on the rogue channel, beoutQ.

Diplomatic immunity cannot shield slave-owners, rules UK tribunal

Diplomatic immunity cannot shield slave-owners, rules UK tribunal

A Saudi diplomat cannot claim immunity from legal action brought by a woman who said he trafficked her into Britain and held her as a domestic slave, a British tribunal has ruled, in a case that could help pave the way for others to claim damages.

Houthi missile hits Saudi airport, 26 hurt

Houthi missile hits Saudi airport, 26 hurt

A Yemeni rebel missile attack on an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia wounded 26 civilians on Wednesday, drawing promises of "stern action" from the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels.

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have used their considerable resources to promote authoritarian governments run by military strongmen in the region.