Khashoggi lured to his death through ‘a great betrayal and deception’, says fiancee

[ad_1] The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi told a Turkish court Friday that the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul through “a great betrayal and deception,” and she asked that all persons responsible for his killing be brought to justice. Hatice Cengiz spoke at the opening of the […]

Continue Reading

Covid-19: Mosques reopen in Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem after over 2 months

[ad_1] Tens of thousands of mosques across Saudi Arabia reopened Sunday for the first time in more than two months, with worshippers ordered to follow strict guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as Islam’s holiest site in Mecca remained closed to the public. The Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Islam’s holiest site outside of […]

Continue Reading

Family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi forgives his killers

[ad_1] The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday that they have forgiven those who murdered their father, his son Salah wrote in a tweet on Saturday. “In this blessed night of the blessed month (of Ramadan) we remember God’s saying: If a person forgives and makes reconciliation, his reward is due […]

Continue Reading

After Oil-Rich “Magic Decade”, Austerity Drive A Crushing Blow To Saudis

[ad_1] Saudi Arabia has announced a tripling of its value added tax from July (Representational) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Juggling two mortgages and part-time jobs, Saudi academic Abdullah finally came close to building his own home, but the kingdom’s coronavirus-triggered austerity drive has dealt a crushing blow to his dreams. Saudi Arabia has announced a tripling […]

Continue Reading

Saudi Arabia Says It Will Cut June Oil Output By An Extra 1 Million Barrels A Day

[ad_1] Saudi Arabia has directed national oil company Aramco to cut its crude oil production Saudi Arabia has directed national oil company Aramco to cut its crude oil production for June by an extra voluntary amount of 1 million barrels per day, on top of a reduction already committed by the kingdom under the OPEC+ […]

Continue Reading

Saudi Arabia orders arrest of its citizen for abusing non-Muslim Asian expat

[ad_1] Saudi authorities have ordered the arrest of a citizen for abusing a non-Muslim Asian expatriate and asking him to embrace Islam, according to a media report on Tuesday. A video went viral on social media showing the expat being insulted by an Arabic-speaking man, who does not appear in the clip, for having not […]

Continue Reading

With Covid-19 fears looming this Ramadan, Asia’s Muslims keep faith and distance

[ad_1] Governments of Asian nations with large Muslim populations urged people to keep their distance while observing their faith as Islam’s fasting month of Ramadan began on Friday, shrouded in fear over the coronavirus. Early outbreaks in Asia, home to the bulk of the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims, were traced in many cases to pilgrims […]

Continue Reading