Saturday, 25 Jun 2022

Category: Legal

US ‘brokering deal’ between Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel

Published by Al-Araby The United States is reportedly brokering a deal to transfer two Red Sea islands from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, according to reports, in what could be the first step towards normalising relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia. The two islands, Tiran and Sanafir, control the entrance to the strategic Gulf of Aqaba […]

Saudi mulls equal bloody money payout for non-Muslims, women

Published by Al-Araby Members of Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council have recommended non-Muslims and women receive the same blood money payouts, slamming existing laws as “discriminatory”. Under the current law in Saudi Arabia, Muslim men get the highest blood payments, double the amount given to the families of women victims. Three members of Saudi Arabia’s Shura […]

Tunisia president Kais Saied thinks history is on his side

Published by Al-Araby In July 2021 Tunisian president Kais Saied decided to freeze parliament. He revoked his prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and effectively took total control of the executive and legislative branches of power, causing a constitutional crisis. This power grab was his answer to the frustration brewing in the streets in the face of […]

Royal Court’s statement: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH Crown Prince condole the government of the United Arab Emirates, Al Nahyan family, brotherly Emirati people and Arab and Islamic nations on passing away of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Jeddah– The Royal Court issued the following statement today:The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister receiv…

Bob Baffert Won’t Be At the Kentucky Derby, But Racing Still Can’t Shake Him

Published by Sports Illustrated By Pat Forde One of the most successful—and now controversial—trainers received a stark message: No one is bigger than Churchill Downs. But his presence still looms. Barn 33 was ghostly quiet nine days before the 148th Kentucky Derby, nothing but naked lightbulbs and empty stalls. There were two pairs of shoes […]

Executions, detentions hang over Saudi legal reforms

Published by Al-Araby Saudi Arabia is pushing to revamp its harsh justice system but reforms are overshadowed by executions and tough treatment of dissidents, raising questions about how much will change. The kingdom is known for its strict interpretation of Islamic sharia law, which forms the basis of its judicial system. But in recent months […]