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Saudi Arabia executed the highest number of prisoners in recent years in 2019
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Saudi Arabia executed the highest number of prisoners in recent years in 2019

Panos - Jan 15, 2020

Saudi Arabia executed the highest number of prisoners in recent years in 2019, a year that saw the kingdom come under intense scrutiny over its human rights…

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High court prosecutor orders probe into controversial defense deal with Saudi Arabia

Panos - Nov 17, 2017

A relevant prosecutor's office tasked with fighting corruption in the public sector on Thursday announced a preliminary investigation into an arms deal with Saudi Arabia. An order…

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Progress at last! Women in Saudi Arabia to be allowed to drive!

Panos - Sep 27, 2017

Women in Saudi Arabia are to be allowed to drive – ending a law which made the Gulf nation the only country in the world to forbid…

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UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain cut off relations with fellow Gulf state Qatar

makis - Jun 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates have broken diplomatic relations with Qatar, rattling a powerful 36-year-old Gulf states union, over what they say is the country’s…

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Greece and Saudi Arabia usher in new era of relations

makis - Feb 22, 2017

The visit of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and 11 Greek ministers and top businessmen to Saudi Arabia, during which he will meet with King Salman and cabinet…

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Saudi Arabia is building a 600-mile ‘Great Wall’ to shield itself from ISIS

Panos - Feb 07, 2017

When a raiding party from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attacked a Saudi border post last week, it was no mere hit on a desert…