Saudia Arabia

Saudi editor sentenced to 7yrs, 600 lashes

2013-07-30 15:58

The editor of a Saudi Arabian social website has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes for founding an Internet forum that violates Islamic values and promotes liberty.

Up to 2.5m in Mecca for hajj

2010-11-14 13:12

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have begun the main rituals of the annual pilgrimage, heading from Mecca to the camp of Mina with no major incidents reported since they descended on the holy city.

Saudi sportswomen 'satanic'

2010-05-23 20:12

A senior cleric is urging the Saudi government to uphold a ban on women's sports in the kingdom in the face of increasing demand to ease the restrictions.


Saudi king pardons woman driver

2011-09-28 23:21

Saudi King Abdullah has revoked a sentence of 10 lashes imposed on a woman for breaking the ban on women driving in the conservative kingdom.

Algerian teen raped on Umrah in Mecca

2010-09-26 17:45

A court in Saudi Arabia is investigating two Yemeni men accused of raping and murdering an Algerian teenager while she was on pilgrimage in Mecca.

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