The Saudi regime has recalled its ambassador from Syria under the pretext of protesting 'intolerable violence' in the country, amid its own brutal military meddling in neighboring Bahrain.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who has deployed armored forces to troubled Bahrain to support a persisting brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters in the Persian Gulf sheikhdom, claimed in a Sunday statement that the violence in Syria was “unacceptable,” state-funded BBC reported Sunday.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed his son Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah to the post of deputy foreign minister. Prince Abdul Aziz was appointed deputy foreign minister with the rank of minister, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday. The new appointment places the king's son in pole position to take over the foreign affairs portfolio as Saud al-Faisal, who has been
Saudi and international human rights activists have criticized a proposed Saudi “counterterrorism” law that would mandate long jail sentences for criticizing the Arab country's monarch. The human rights activists say that the proposed law, which would give Saudi Arabia's interior ministry extensive powers, would allow
Suspected Wahabi Viktor Dvorakovsky, who was wanted federally, was detained in the village of Inozemtsevo in Stavropol Territory after he offered armed resistance early on Thursday, a source in territorial law enforcement services informed Interfax.
"A young man was stopped by police in Inozemtsevo last night for an ID check. The man shouted to them that he was Dvorakovsky and that he would blow them up if he is not allowed to go. He threw an improvised grenade at police which blew up, wounding one of the police
The Saudi security authorities arrested on 11 July 2011 the Shi'a citizen (Mahdi al-Zannadi), from al-Qatif.According to the Shiite News monitoring deskAl-Zannadi was captured recently in Qatif and moved to the regional prison. He was not accused of any formal accusation.