Sunday, 25 Jul 2021

Category: Legal

Border Guard Foils Attempt to Smuggle 1.5 Ton of Cannabis in Sharurah

Riyadh, Official Spokesman of the Border Guard Lt. Col. Misfer bin Ghannam Al-Quraini announced that the land patrols, in Sharurah, Najran Region, have managed to foil an attempt to smuggle 1.5 ton of the cannabis. He said that the regulatory procedures have been completed against the accused in such cases, affirming that the Border Guard […]

Human Rights Commission President Meets with EU Countries Ambassadors

Riyadh, The President of the Human Rights Commission Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad met today virtually with a number of Ambassadors of European Union countries. During the meeting, the President highlighted Saudi Arabia’s efforts, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince, […]

Journalist Murders Double in 2020, Press Freedom Group Says

WASHINGTON – The number of journalists murdered for their work doubled in 2020, as criminal gangs and militant groups sought to silence reporting with violence, a new report says. At least 30 journalists were killed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 15, including 21 who were murdered — up from 10 in 2019 — and others […]


A record number of journalists were behind bars this year, a US-based watchdog said Tuesday, accusing governments worldwide of suppressing the media and fueling misinformation amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The annual report by the Committee to Protect Journalists found that 274 journalists were imprisoned in 2020 — the highest number since the non-profit organisation began its […]

Permanent Delegates Committee of OIC Holds anti-COVID-19 Follow-up Meeting

Jeddah, The the permanent delegates committee, an affiliate of Jeddah-based General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held today an extraordinary meeting scheduled to follow up on the outcomes of the final statement issued by the Executive Committee of the OIC Member States at the level of foreign ministers, which was held on […]

KSrelief launches a number of humanitarian projects in Somaliland

Hargeisa, In collaboration with the Norwegian Council for Refugees, Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has launched a number of humanitarian projects in the fields of protection of women, children, water and environmental reforms and education in Somaliland in an amount of $2.2m., benefiting 100,000 persons, it was reported here today. In […]

Egypt Condemns Terrorist Attack in Tunisia

Cairo, Egypt expressed its condemnation to the terrorist attack, that took place in the city of Sousse, Tunisia, targeting two national guard security personnel. In a statement today, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry offered its condolences to Tunisia’s Government, people, and the family of the victim, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured, affirming Egypt’s rejection […]

Justice Initiative Files Lawsuit Over Killing of Post Columnist Khashoggi

The Open Society Justice Initiative sued the U.S. Director of National Intelligence Wednesday to produce information about those responsible for the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, was killed in 2018 by Saudi agents in the Kingdom’s Istanbul consulate. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman drew global criticism over Khashoggi’s […]

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 […]