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Raya Jalabi

Saudi Arabia executes man for offences rights groups say he committed as minor

Jun 15 2021

DUBAI Saudi Arabia has executed a man for offences rights groups say he allegedly committed while under the age of 18, despite the kingdom's insistence that it has abolished death sentences for many childhood crimes.

The legal war between the Saudis and their former spymaster

Apr 22 2021

DUBAI The family of a former top Saudi intelligence official who is living in exile and locked in an international feud with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman say they have become pawns in the kingdom’s efforts to bring the spy chief home.

Saudi man arrested as juvenile could face execution despite reforms: Human Rights Watch

Apr 01 2021

DUBAI Human Rights Watch says a Saudi man who was convicted following a "grossly unfair trial" for crimes committed when he was a minor risks being executed although the Saudi authorities have said they have scrapped the death penalty for juveniles.

Yemen's Houthis warn of stronger attacks after drone strikes on Saudi Arabia

Mar 26 2021

DUBAI Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Friday they had attacked Saudi energy and military sites with 18 armed drones, and the kingdom's energy ministry reported that a projectile had struck a petroleum products distribution station, causing a fire.

Yemen's Houthis warn of stronger attacks after drone strikes on Saudi Arabia

Mar 26 2021

DUBAI, March 26 Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Friday they had launched 18 armed drones on Saudi energy and military sites, and the kingdom's energy ministry reported that a projectile had struck a petroleum products distribution station, causing a fire.

Media watchdog seeks German investigation of Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi death

Mar 02 2021

PARIS Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and several top officials of committing crimes against humanity in a criminal complaint filed in Germany.

Media watchdog seeks German investigation of Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi death

Mar 02 2021

PARIS Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and several top officials of committing crimes against humanity in a criminal complaint filed in Germany.

Media watchdog seeks German investigation of Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi death

Mar 02 2021

PARIS, March 2 Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has accused Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and several top officials of committing crimes against humanity in a criminal complaint filed in Germany.

"Now we want real justice," say sisters of freed Saudi rights activist Hathloul

Feb 12 2021

DUBAI The sisters of prominent Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul said on Thursday they wanted real justice for her, and the lifting of a travel ban, the day after she was released from prison on a suspended sentence. | Video

Young Saudi Shi'ites have death penalties commuted to 10 years in jail

Feb 07 2021

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's state-backed Human Rights Commission said on Sunday that three young Shi'ite Muslims sentenced to death when they were minors have had the penalty reduced to 10 years in prison.

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