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Activists and social media users rally behind 24-year-old Dina Ali Lasloom, reportedly detained at Manila airport until her family arrived to collect her A Saudi woman who reportedly fled the kingdom to seek asylum in Australia has claimed ...
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Bahrain has stepped up a crackdown on the opposition, banning the al-Wefaq party and arresting several prominent activists Human rights campaigners have urged Formula One management to cancel next week’s Bahrain Grand Prix, accusing the country’s rulers of ...
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Leading Bahraini human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who is serving a life sentence in relation to his influential role in the 2011 protests against the Al Khalifah regime, has reportedly gone on hunger strike. Maryam al-Khawaja, the co-director ...
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The prime minister and senior colleagues have fanned out across the world trying to prove that trade deals with illiberal regimes can compensate for a hard Brexit. They are wrong In order to ensure maximum public impact, British ...
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The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting earlier this year between a representative of then-President-elect Donald Trump and a confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin to facilitate backdoor diplomacy between the two sides, a report says. American, ...
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Ahmed al-Asiri tells London seminar that human rights groups are being duped by Houthi rebels A Saudi general has directly confronted critics of his country’s military campaign in Yemen during a lively seminar in London that saw him ...
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The great thing about culture wars is that everyone can win. Real wars are so much messier. But in a skirmish like the one over Cadbury’s unEaster eggs, everybody wins. The National Trust gets masses of publicity, and ...
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The Bahraini regime has revoked the nationality of Sheikh Abdullah al-Daqaq, a representative of distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, and two other activists. A Bahraini court also sentenced al-Daqaq to 10 years in jail and gave 15-year ...
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Bahrain’s King Hamad has ratified a constitutional amendment that enables military courts to try civilians. Officials said it would affect only those accused of acts of terrorism. But Amnesty International warned that the measure was so vaguely worded ...
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General Ahmad al-Asiri was attending meeting in London and originally denied cluster bombs had been used in Yemen A peace activist attempted to put a Saudi general under citizen’s arrest in London on Thursday for his part in ...
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Similarly, the US sold a record amount of arms to Saudi Arabia under Obama’s administration, with sales set to continue under Trump. Earlier this month the State Department approved a resumption in the $300m sale of US-made precision-guided ...
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Saudi Arabia is among the 10 worst countries for expats to live in, a new survey has found. In the survey by InterNations, votes were collected from 14,300 expats, representing 174 nationalities and living in 191 countries or territories, who ...