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Saudis admit ‘mistakes’ in Yemen bus carnage

RIYADH (Web Desk) Saudi Arabia has finally admitted “mistakes” in a recent airstrike which killed children on a school bus in Yemen, but still insisted that the vehicle was carrying Houthi fighters.In a statement, the kingdom said Saturday it “expresses regret over the mistakes, extends its sympathies, condolences and solidarity …

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Two Men Attack Saudi Opposition Figure in London

LONDON (Web Desk) A footage circulating on social media showed two young men attacking Ghanem Humood al-Masarir al-Dosari, a London-based Saudi human rights activist and opposition figure. Al-Dosari has been based in London since 2003 in self-imposed exile, where he has operated his YouTube-based talk show since 2015. In his …

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Saudi Arabia hints at plan to turn Qatar into an island

RIYADH: (Web Desk) A Saudi official hinted on Friday the kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighbouring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations. “I am impatiently waiting for details on the implementation of the …

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Yemeni woman killed, child injured in Saudi artillery attack

RIYADH (Web Desk) The report said the coalition of aggressors led by Saudi Arabia targeted the houses and farms of Yemeni people in southern parts of Al-Hudaydah province with artillery and mortar shells Friday.On Thursday, the same area came under artillery and mortar attacks of the coalition forces, as a …

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Bin Salman threatens to target Yemeni women, kids

RIYADH (Web Desk) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has threatened to target women and children in Yemen irrespective of international criticism that the Saudi-led alliance attacking Yemen is targeting civilian facilities and critical infrastructure in the conflict-plagued Arab country.Bin Salman issued his threat during a meeting with the coalition’s …

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Saudi Arabia foils Yemen rebels boat attack in Red Sea

RIYADH (Web Desk) The Saudi-led coalition said on Thursday it had foiled a booby-trapped boat attack by Yemen’s Houthis in the Red Sea weeks after the rebels hit a Saudi oil tanker.A statement cited by state-run Al-Ekhbariya news channel did not identify the target of the attack but the rebel-run …

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2.4 million pilgrims perform Haj

MOUNT ARAFAT: (Web Desk) A sea of pilgrims ascended Mount Arafat on Monday to pray and repent, the climax of Haj bringing together more than two million Muslims from around the world. Carrying brightly coloured umbrellas under a blazing sun, worshippers scaled the rocky hill southeast of Makkah to atone …

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More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

MAKHA (Web Desk) More than two million Muslims have started the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.The five-day pilgrimage must be performed by all Muslims, who are financially and physically able, at least once in their lives.On Sunday, pilgrims started gathering in Mina valley, on the outskirts of Mecca, for …

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Pilgrims descend on Makkah for ‘smart hajj’

MAKKAH (Web Desk) Two million Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia this week for the hajj as the annual pilgrimage becomes increasingly hi-tech with apps to help the faithful navigate Islam´s holiest sites.This year the hajj comes with the ultra-conservative kingdom witnessing an unprecedented pace of change, finally ending a ban …

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Riyadh Widens Crackdown on Dissent, Arrests Senior Cleric

TEHRAN (Web Desk)  Saudi authorities arrested another university professor in the conservative oil-rich kingdom as part of a widening crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim clerics and intellectuals. The rights group Prisoners of Consciousness, which is an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, …

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