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Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud

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  • SAUDI ARABIA: Woman accuses driver of rape amid growing campaign against women's driving ban

     
    Over the last weeks there has been a growing campaign to allow women to drive for themselves in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia -- the only country in the world which prohibits women from driving and where women are forced to hire......
  • Saudi prince's planned compound referred to district attorney by L.A. city attorney

     
    The Los Angeles city attorney has asked the district attorney to investigate a Saudi prince’s plan to build an enormous compound in Benedict Canyon, according to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz. Last month, Koretz alerted City Atty. Carmen...
  • D.A. will not prosecute Saudi prince in Tower Lane project

     
    Los Angeles DA declines to prosecute Saudi prince Abdulaziz ibn Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud who owns land in Benedict Canyon, saying there was insufficient proof that the prince or his agents lied when they sought applications to build a mansion...
  • U.N. urges Saudi Arabia to release activists, halt lashings

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights official called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release activists she said had been arrested for peacefully demanding freedoms, halt the use of lashings and investigate their alleged ill-treatment....
  • Mortar bombs land in Saudi Arabia near Iraq border

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Three mortar bombs landed inside Saudi Arabia on Monday close to its northern border with Iraq, where Islamist militants have grabbed land in a lightning advance, officials said. The mortars caused no casualties but will stoke security...
  • U.S. 'troubled' by jailing of Saudi human rights activist

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it was troubled by Saudi Arabia's sentencing prominent human rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the...
  • Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president

    Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president
    The meeting lasted all of half an hour, and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah did not even leave his plane, parked on the tarmac at Cairo's international airport. But the brief encounter Friday night between the Saudi monarch and Egypt's newly inaugurated...
  • Saudi Arabia jails human rights activist for 15 years

    A Jeddah court sentenced prominent Saudi rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on Sunday on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the judiciary, the state news agency reported. Abu al-Khair had been on trial...
  • Group from Jordan visits Baltimore

    Group from Jordan visits Baltimore
    Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University. He returned Wednesday as the head of an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to build out Jordan's lone waterfront city into...
  • Saudi king visits Egypt in sign of solidarity for el-Sissi

    RIYADH Saudi King Abdullah arrived Friday in Cairo on a visit aimed at showing solidarity for recently elected President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. State televised live images of el-Sissi boarding Abdullah's plane to welcome him during the Saudi monarch's...
  • Women in Saudi Arabia: Unshackling themselves

    Women in Saudi Arabia: Unshackling themselves
    Saudi women are gaining ground, slowly A RECENT move to introduce physical education to government girls' schools met the same response as most attempts to give Saudi women equal rights with men. A group of conservatives protested in Riyadh, the...