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High Court grants legal challenge against British arms sales to Saudi Arabia Campaigners and lawyers say the sales are unlawful
The Independent | 9 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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8-year-old girl among those dead in Istanbul airport attack Muhammed Amiri, the father of 8-year-old Huda Amiri, was safe in Saudi Arabia when terrorists attacked Turkey's Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Tuesday evening, leaving 44 dead and upwards of 200 injured.He knew that eight members of his family, including
Click Orlando | 16 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Orlando, Florida
Funerals Held For Istanbul Attack Victims As Turkey claims the three bombers who killed at least 44 people Tuesday were from other countries, the country buries the dead, including several members of the same family from Saudi Arabia. | 22 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia introduces e-bracelets for Hajj safety After last year's stampede that killed hundreds, Riyadh introduces new safety measures to monitor pilgrims' movements.
Al Jazeera | Jun 30, 2016 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
British arms exports to Saudi Arabia to be scrutinised in high court CAAT wins judicial review, saying UK-made weapons may be used in humanitarian catastrophe in YemenAnti-arms trade campaigners have won the first round of a legal attempt to prevent the government from selling weapons to Saudi Arabia because of allegations
The Guardian | Jun 30, 2016 1:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia to introduce hi-tech bracelets in haj safety push DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will introduce electronic identification bracelets for all pilgrims to Mecca starting this year, Saudi media said on Thursday, as part of a safety drive a year after the annual Islamic rite suffered its deadliest disaster in
Reuters | Jun 30, 2016 1:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudis reject rights groups' 'accusations' over Yemen policy The Saudi ambassador to the Human Rights Council says his country rejects accusations from two top human rights groups, who have called for Saudi Arabia's suspension from the U.N.-backed body over its military campaign in Yemen | Jun 30, 2016 12:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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Feuding Friends Frustrate Saudi Efforts to Counter Iran Saudi Arabia works with Egypt in Yemen and Turkey in Syria, but
Wall Street Journal | Jun 30, 2016 09:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rights groups: Saudis should not be on Human Rights Council Saudi Arabia should be suspended from the U.N.'s top human rights organization because of indiscriminate airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen that have killed hundreds of civilians | Jun 30, 2016 02:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
Human rights groups call for removal of Saudi Arabia from UN body Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International say the country used its position on the council to deflect attention from rights violations
The Globe and Mail | Jun 29, 2016 11:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend