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News Saudi Arabia » People: Yemen civil war: Closing ports risks 'catastrophic loss of life' as 22 million people now require aid, warns UN official

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/yemen-civil-war-closing-ports-saudi-arabia-aid-famine-houthis-hodeidah-un-official-saleef-a8162251.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Nearly three years of war between Iranian-backed Houthi rebels and a pro-government military coalition led by Saudi Arabia has cost thousands of civilian ... More than 10,000 people have died in the conflict as a result of violence, a huge cholera epidemic ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia has detained more than 200 people in an anti-corruption purge that touched $100 billion

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/saudi-arabia-anti-corruption-purge-arrests-100-billion-2017-11
Publication date: Wednesday 08 November 2017

Saudi Arabia detained more than 200 people in a landmark anti-corruption probe, the kingdom confirmed. The arrests this weekend included Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire investor, and Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, the head of the National Guard.

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia's crown prince gains power after sweeping purge of officials

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-saudi-arabia-arrests-20171105-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 13 May 2012

They seemed untouchable. The head of a huge construction conglomerate. A prince who led Saudi Arabia's elite national guard. A billionaire investor who was one of the richest people in the world. But in one breathtaking stroke, the men were detained by the ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia questions 201 people over corruption charges since beginning of purge as crown prince consolidates power

News channel or source: http://www.firstpost.com/world/saudi-arabia-questions-201-people-over-corruption-charges-since-beginning-of-purge-as-crown-prince-consolidates-power-4202713.html
Publication date: hursday 09 November 2017

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia said Thursday that 201 people are being held for questioning over an estimated $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption, after the biggest purge of the kingdom's elite in its modern history. Princes, ministers and a ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia's reforming crown prince has youth on his side

News channel or source: http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/20/news/economy/saudi-crown-prince-young-people/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 19 November 2017

Saudi Arabia's crown prince may have unsettled investors with his dramatic anti-corruption sweep, but young people in the kingdom are cheering him on. Mohammed bin Salman, who became first in line to throne just five months ago, is in charge of the ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: 'Gay Parties' Raided In Saudi Arabia; Religious Police Arrest Several People On Suspicion Of Homosexuality

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/gay-parties-raided-saudi-arabia-religious-police-arrest-several-people-suspicion-1968038
Publication date: onday 15 June 2015

Authorities in Saudi Arabia arrested several people on suspicion of homosexuality in raids on two parties in the city of Jeddah, the Dubai-based Gulf News site reported Sunday. The latest LGBT crackdown in the conservative kingdom saw members of the ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia executes 175 people in a year - Amnesty

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-34050853
Publication date: onday 24 August 2015

Image caption Most of those condemned to death in Saudi Arabia are beheaded, but some are shot by firing squad At least 175 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia in the past year after unfair trials lacking basic safeguards, Amnesty International says.

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia beheaded 157 people in 2015, most executions in 20 years

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/saudi-arabia-beheaded-157-people-2015-article-1.2483146
Publication date: Friday 01 January 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia carried out at least 157 executions in 2015, with beheadings reaching their highest level in the kingdom in two decades, according to several advocacy groups that monitor the death penalty worldwide. Coinciding ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia says 201 people held in anti-graft swoop

News channel or source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/saudi-arabia-says-201-people-held-in-anti-graft-swoop/story-7du6Pk3VyAJiErwlKPNUxO.html
Publication date: hursday 09 November 2017

Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning over an estimated $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption, after the biggest purge of the kingdom’s elite in its modern history. Princes, ministers and a billionaire business tycoon ...

News Saudi Arabia » People: Saudi Arabia executes 47 on terrorism charges

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/01/saudi-announces-execution-47-terrorists-160102072458873.html
Publication date: Saturday 02 January 2016

Other protests were held in Pakistan and Yemen. There were also protests within Saudi Arabia, with people taking to the streets in the eastern town of Al-Awamiya. The US state department said in a statement that Nimr's execution risked "exacerbating ...