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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson professed in his Senate confirmation testimonythat “our values are our interests when it comes to human rights.” Yet one of his State Department’s first acts may be to abandon that stance with the ...
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Two-thirds of working Saudis are public servants and protests had been called for four cities Saudi Arabia reinstated financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel on Saturday after better-than-expected budget figures, ending unpopular cuts to a key ...
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Critics call the decision ‘shocking’ and ‘absurd’ Saudi Arabia has been voted onto the UN women’s rights commission in a secret ballot – a move branded “shocking” and “absurd” by critics. At least five European Union states reportedly cast their ...
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Ofcom says Saudi TV station wrongly presented Hassan Mushaima’s confession as wilful testimony, and breached his right to privacy A Saudi-owned television channel could face closure in the UK after it committed a “serious” breach of British broadcast ...
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Maytham al-Salman said continuing repression and lack of reforms in kingdom could push a frustrated population towards violence LONDON – A leading Bahraini human rights campaigner has warned that civilians could lose hope for “peaceful reconciliation” if the ...
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A court in Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of seven people after find them guilty of terror charges as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues with its oppressive measures against political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. On Sunday, ...
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Bahrain needs to make significant spending cuts to restore stability to its budget and improve investor confidence as the smallest economy among Gulf Arab monarchies tries to manage the impact of lower oil prices, the International Monetary Fund ...
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13 April 2017 – Sudan’s president and International Criminal Court (ICC) fugitive Omar Al-Bashir is today in Bahrain meeting with the island’s King Hamad. Bahrain is also hosting President Duterte of Phillipines, a man accused of major human rights violations ...
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The inquiry could unearth uncomfortable facts about US-Saudi coordination in the two-year conflict in Yemen. WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of lawmakers is demanding that the Trump administration provide a detailed account of Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign in ...
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Muscat: Three women were arrested for prostitution in the Dhofar Province, ROP announced on Wednesday. An official source in Dhofar police said that the women would engage in the illegal trade by identifying people through social media and ...
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Prime Minister Theresa May flies into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for a two-day visit to Britain’s biggest trading partner in the Arab world. For the British, the visit has a straightforward agenda; in a world overshadowed by the ...
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Yahir’s trauma is too much. His father tries to comfort him but his tears don’t stop. An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has left shrapnel embedded in his head. In the next hospital room Mohammed stands looking dazed ...