Back in 1930, Captain Woold Barnato – a Le Mans three-time winner – stacked a Bentley Speed Six against Saudi Arabia’s Blue Train as it traveled through the desert from Cannes to Calais. Barnato found his way into the history books, as he traveled through Calais and headed straight for London. Show More Summary
The number of people killed in the crush and stampede at last month's Hajj in Saudi Arabia makes it the deadliest accident ever at the annual pilgrimage, according to new tally by the Associated Press.
One survivor of last month’s crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn’t tell how many there were. The Associated Press sought to answer that question, arriving at a death toll of at least 1,470. That made the Sept. 24 disaster the deadliest accident ever at […]
The Indian government has demanded that Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, order an independent investigation after a Saudi employer allegedly chopped off the arm of their maid for reporting abuse. India wants the employer to be charged with attempted murder. Read more...
The Associated Press puts the dead at 1,399, while the official Saudi estimate is 769.
A new tally raised the death toll of the stampede last month near Mecca, Saudi Arabia to at least 1,453 people, making it the deadliest disaster in the history of the annual hajj pilgrimage. Continue reading ? The post Death toll during recent hajj pilgrimage worst on record appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Foreign minister calls attack "unacceptable" and demands action against Saudi employer behind the brutal attack.
Western arms companies ignore Saudi Arabian human rights violations in favor of profit, providing Riyadh with almost any weapon it wants, spokesman for UK-based Campaign Against Arms Trade Andrew Smith told Sputnik.
An Indian woman had her hand chopped off after she tried to escape her employer’s home in Saudi Arabia. Kasthuri... The post Indian Maid Has Hand Chopped Off by Saudi Employer Trying to Escape appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia summoned the Czech ambassador to protest against a new translation of Salman Rushdie's book "Satanic Verses", state media said on Friday, 27 years after the novel triggered global demonstrations and a death threat against the author.
The West ignores the "appalling" Saudi human rights record, placing economic and political interests above human rights, the policy head of a UK-based rights watchdog told Sputnik.
The plight of servants in Saudi Arabia is well-documented as foreign workers particularly are heated and sexual assaulted with little apparent repercussions from the Kingdom. Women generally are denied basic rights and freedoms in the country which follows the medieval Sharia legal system. Now a wife is facing imprisonment because she filmed her husband sexually […]
Saudi Arabia is ramping up its supplies of lethal weaponry to three different rebel groups in Syria in response to the Russian air strikes on Syrian rebels, British media reported, citing a Saudi government official in Riyadh.
The kingdom is set to execute a young man for participating in the Arab Spring as a 17-year-old—and the Obama administration has admitted it’s not going to do a thing about it.
We previously discussed the truly bizarre scene of having Saudi Arabia sit on the UN Human Rights Council despite being one of the most infamous violators of human rights. As if to remind the world of the crushing irony, Saudi Arabia has issued a statement telling the world that it has no business objecting to […]
The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people during the hajj pilgrimage, a new tally Thursday showed, 630 more than the kingdom’s official toll. The Associated Press count of the dead from the worst tragedy to strike the hajj in a quarter-century comes as […]
Everyone knows that the Saudi Arabia – the center of Sunni Islam – hates Iran because it is the center for the rival Shia Muslim sect. The Saudis – close U.S. allies – also hate Iran because it is allied with Russia. But there is a third, little-known reason why the Saudi government hates Iran. Show More Summary
DUBAI, Oct 8 (Reuters) – National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), the exclusive oil-shipper for Saudi Aramco, reported a significant hike in third-quarter net profit on Thursday. The company’s net profit for the three months to Sept. 30 was 510.3 million riyals ($136.1 million), up from 84.85 million riyals in the same period […] .
As we’ve documented extensively for the better part of a year, the Saudis’ move to “Plaxico” themselves by artificially suppressing crude prices in an attempt to preserve market share by bankrupting the largely uneconomic US shale space has far-reaching implications for global liquidity. Show More Summary
National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), the exclusive oil-shipper for Saudi Aramco, reported a significant hike in third-quarter net profit on Thursday.