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Accusation of double standards as British-made bombs fall on Yemen Bill Nighy, Ian McEwan and Coldplay are among stars calling on Britain to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia which ...
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Amnesty International condemns ‘execution spree’, which in recent months has seen as many as five people executed a week The execution of a man convicted of murder has ...
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Exclusive: Mission in Doha had been channel for dialogue for more than six years but Trump is said to be hostile to keeping it open Donald Trump is pushing ...
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• Human Rights Watch says hundreds of workers dying every year • Statutory work breaks in summer midday hours not sufficient Many thousands of migrant workers on construction sites in ...
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Mixed audience permitted for the first time as national day festivities promote patriotic pride and aim to open up society Saudi Arabia has allowed women into the national stadium ...
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Some state scholars continue to stoke discrimination against minorities despite reform efforts, according to HRW report. A leading rights group says some state religious scholars and institutions in Saudi Arabia incite ...
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Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive
SAUDI Arabia’s king has issued an order allowing women to drive, ending a longstanding policy that’s become a global symbol of repression. SAUDI Arabia will allow women to ...
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Delivering an oral intervention on behalf of the American for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Parweez said that the regime “actively targets Shiite clerics and Shiite ...
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Bahraini and Western officials say Israel is on the path to normalize diplomatic ties with Bahrain as the two sides draw closer, with an announcement even possible in the ...
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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) informal summit in the Saudi Red Sea city of Jeddah on May 31, 2016.
Gulf Arab states grappling with lower oil revenues on Tuesday formed a new agency to tighten economic cooperation in the region. The Economic and Development Affairs Authority "will boost coherence, integration and coordination between member states in all economic and development sectors," the Gulf Cooperation Council said in a statement after a summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
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MANAMA – An Israeli delegation welcomed in Manama. Plans to relax rules on Bahraini citizens visiting Israel. A reported joint Israel-Bahrain project for a museum of “religious tolerance”. Perhaps ...
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s “utter silence” in the face of human rights abuses by countries like Saudi Arabia and Bahrain illustrates her “hypocrisy,” says a Labour Member ...
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The Open Discussions / The Gulf Cultural Club Deafening silence on Rohingya Muslims https://www.facebook.com/jaafar.jasim/videos/10213471042348838/ Assed Baig* Massoud Shajarah** Jamal Harwood*** The plight of the Muslims in Myanmar is ...
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