The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘King Abdullah’

Britain mourns Saudi king by hanging prisoners at half mast

Human rights campaigners have condemned the British government’s decision to show solidarity with mourning Saudis by hanging prisoners at half mast. Shoplifters, car thieves and a woman who was once caught dancing are among those currently hoisted over palaces and government buildings.

Read more >

Posted: Jan 24th, 2015
More from News In Brief

Saudi women granted right to back-seat drive

Shatt navSaudi women will be given the same freedom to criticise their male drivers as their Western counterparts.

Read more >

Posted: Sep 26th, 2011
More from Faith, World News

Saudi Arabia bans the wearing of berets and strings of garlic

‘Those people who insist on stepping out with baguettes under their arm are undermining the basic standards of our society,’ said King Abdullah.

Read more >

Posted: Apr 13th, 2011
More from World News