Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020

Category: Legal

Protesters Call for End to Spanish Monarchy After Former King’s Exit

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Protesters on Sunday called for an end to the Spanish monarchy after the sudden departure of the former King Juan Carlos from the country this week amid a corruption scandal. Juan Carlos, who abdicated in 2014 in favor of his son Felipe, abruptly announced his decision to leave on Monday but there […]

Border Guard Foils Narcotic Smuggling Attempts

Riyadh, Official Spokesman of Border Guard Lieutenant General Misfer bin Ghannam Al-Quraini said in a statement that the Border Guard managed to foil several attempts to smuggle narcotics into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia via Jazan, Najran, Asir and Tabuk regions during the last month. As many as 196 smugglers tried to smuggle 937 Kilograms […]

The Control and Anti-Corruption Authority Announces Issuance of Judicial Rulings for a Number of Corruption Cases

Riyadh, ​An official source in the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority stated that preliminary rulings were issued for a number of financial and administrative corruption cases, the most prominent of which were as follow: The first case: the arrest of a judge red handed in the general court at one of the regions, and was accused […]

OIC Secretary General Chairs Session on Distinguished Efforts of Islamic Countries in Facing Covid-19

Jeddah: Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Youssef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen chaired here a session entitled “Distinguished Efforts of Islamic Countries in Dealing with Coronavirus Pandemic”, organized by the Muslim World League and the Emirates Council for Fatwa through video conferencing technology on July 18 and 19, 2020. At the opening of […]

GCC Secretary General Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan

Riyadh, The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf has condemned the terrorist attack on a children’s hospital in Kabul and other terrorist attacks that took place in different parts of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan resulting in dozens of deaths and injuries. He expressed sincere condolences […]

OIC Condemns Terrorist Attack in Sinai

Jeddah,  The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the terrorist attack by an explosive device that targeted an armored vehicle of the Egyptian army in south of the north Sinai city of Bir al-Abd, killing and wounding a number of the Egyptian armed forces. OIC Secretary General, Dr. Youssef bin Ahmed […]

Religious Freedom Watchdog Pitches Adding India to Blacklist

NEW YORK – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is urging that the State Department add India to its list of nations with uniquely poor records on protecting freedom to worship — while proposing to remove Sudan and Uzbekistan from that list. The bipartisan commission, created in 1998 by Congress to make policy recommendations […]

Human Rights Watch Worried for Health and Safety of Migrants in Persian Gulf Region

AMMAN – Human Rights Watch is expressing concern for the fate of millions of migrant workers in the Persian Gulf region, as host countries lock down, and employers withhold wages or consider layoffs amid strict coronavirus containment measures that are leading in some cases to deportations and confinement.    Advocacy groups such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International say they are worried […]

Israeli forces arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank

Ramallah, Israeli forces, early Thursday, detained 15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, a Palestinian source said.In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said Israeli army stormed the cities of Nablus, Jenin, Tubas, Bethlehem and seve…