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Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...provide security for this year's hajj, with 5,000 CCTV cameras throughout Mecca and Medina.Over the years, the Saudi government has expanded Mecca's Grand Mosque that houses Islam's most sacred site, the cube-shaped Kaaba. The government...
Nation and World
IS affiliate claims responsibility for Saudi police bombing

...officials in the kingdom insist they are better prepared than ever to face the new generation of militants.The Saudi government has over the past decade set up a groundbreaking center to de-radicalize militants after their time in prison...
Not For Web
Kerry seeks pause in Yemen as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

...continued violence. But not all humanitarian organizations agree, with several openly or implicitly criticizing the Saudi government for blocking air, land and sea routes into Yemen.Kerry said he believed a break in the fighting could be arranged...
Not For Web
Saudi cables: Money links with media

...not be verified by The Associated Press, and the Saudi government cautioned local media against publishing the diplomatic...anything," Chidiac told the AP when asked about Saudi government contributions. "I have a foundation and I am transparent...
Not For Web
Big brother moves in

...40 -mile radius) to find enough attorneys. Now I'm working on getting resources and support to them. The Saudi government is providing financial support. "Reading about this stuff is one thing. Having it in your backyard is another...
Outside editorial: Saudi whiplash

...hearing. After human rights groups and the State Department protested the barbaric punishment and called on the Saudi government to annul it, the Justice Ministry responded with a defiant statement justifying the court's decision. For the...
This Day in History

...police clashed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, resulting in some 400 deaths, according to the Saudi government, which blamed the Iranians for the violence. In 1991, President George Bush and Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev...
Outside editorial: Saudi king cynically ignores country's religious bigotry

...another case when the world happened to notice one of the unconscionable acts in the name of religion that the Saudi government commits day after day. (Remember another one, the court decision a year ago to administer 200 lashes to a woman...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: Why Saudis are reluctant to support U.S. 2/4/98

...air bases; or declare neutrality in the conflict. However, if faced with protracted American pressure, the Saudi government may permit limited use of its air bases with extreme reluctance. Dekmejian is a professor of political science...


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