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Colleagues and activists have raised concerns about the safety of Egyptian journalist Basma Mustafa following her reported disappearance.

The death of Egyptian Owais al-Rawi has drawn comparisons to the killing of George Floyd and sparked calls for protests.

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes Jillian Kestler D'amours.

Saudi families plead for bodies of executed relatives

Anthony Harwood

Saudi families plead for bodies of executed relatives

Saudi families of 37 people beheaded in a mass execution are pleading with authorities to return the bodies of their relatives, a year after ...

Saudi Arabia's record-shattering executions are mass murder

Courtney Freer

Saudi Arabia's record-shattering executions are mass murder

Comment: Saudi Arabia's recent execution spree makes the regime deadlier than ever, but don't expect Trump to hear any criticism from Trump, ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia says six suspects killed in security raid

Saudi Arabia says that a raid earlier this week in the

The New Arab

Saudi forces kill 'several gunmen' in Shia-majority region

Saudi security forces have said that they have killed several 'wanted people' during a shootout in the Shia-majority eastern region of Qatif, ...

The New Arab

Three Saudi 'terrorists' killed in Shia region: state media

Saudi state media said three wanted "terrorists" were killed in a shootout with security officials in the Shia-majority eastern region of Qatif.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi soldier killed in restive Qatif province

A Saudi solider was killed following a raid by security forces in the flashpoint town of Awamiya in the kingdom's Qatif province.

Shia 'terrorist' killed in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Shia 'terrorist' killed in Saudi Arabia

A man allegedly wanted on terrorism charges was shot and killed by Saudi security forces on Tuesday night in the Qatif province, a region ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi police find body of kidnapped pro-government Shia judge

Saudi police have recovered the body of a kidnapped pro-government Shia judge after a shootout in which a policeman and a suspected militant ...

It is still possible to protest in Saudi Arabia

Robert Cusack

It is still possible to protest in Saudi Arabia

A group of exiled opposition figures are organising small-scale, anonymous protests in Saudi Arabia, with videos emerging of citizens mocking ...

Majority of Canadians against selling weapons to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Majority of Canadians against selling weapons to Saudi Arabia

A majority of Canadians disagree with their government's arms sales to Saudi Arabia over revelations that Riyadh used Canadian-made combat ...

Saudi activists call for peaceful protests demanding reform

The New Arab

Saudi activists call for peaceful protests demanding reform

Saudi activists have called for peaceful protests in the kingdom later this week to pressure authorities into tackling social issues

Last house in restive Shia town demolished: Saudi authorities

The New Arab

Last house in restive Shia town demolished: Saudi authorities

Some 488 homes have been demolished in the historic area of al-Mosawara, in the town of Awamiya in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Fears as Saudi forces seal off eastern Shia town

Saudi Arabia's security forces have sealed off the Shia majority town of Awamiya in the east of the country following months of unrest and clashes.

The New Arab & agencies

Nobel laureates urge Saudi not to execute Shia activists

Ten Nobel laureates from across the world have penned an open letter urging Saudi Arabian authorities to hold off on the execution of 14 Shia ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia 'in control' of 'flattened' Shia district

Saudi Arabia's destructive campaign in the Shia-majority eastern province is 'complete' with huge concern over the human cost in this brutal ...

The New Arab & agencies

'Canadian armoured vehicles used' in Saudi Arabia Shia crackdown

Canadian armoured vehicles were likely used in the brutal crackdown in eastern Saudi Arabia, a Shia-majority region, and could spark a ...

Saudi soldier killed in attack in Shia province

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi soldier killed in attack in Shia province

The oil-rich region has been rocked by unrest since 2011, when Shia protests erupted to demand equality in the Gulf kingdom.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia executes four 'terrorism' convicts in Qatif

Saudi Arabia has executed four people convinced of terrorism in the Shia majority eastern province of Qatif, the interior ministry has said.

Attack on Saudi police patrol wounds two: govt

The New Arab

Attack on Saudi police patrol wounds two: govt

An attack on a Saudi police patrol wounded two officers in the Shia majority eastern province of Qatif, authorities said on Saturday.

Saudi officer killed, 6 wounded in Shia town attack

The New Arab

Saudi officer killed, 6 wounded in Shia town attack

A Saudi security corporal has been killed and six security men wounded in a militant attack on their patrol in a restive town in the country’s ...

Violence erupts following Saudi demolition of historic Shia homes

The New Arab & agencies

Violence erupts following Saudi demolition of historic Shia homes

Clashes have erupted between Saudi security forces and Shia gunmen after the demolition of centuries-old homes in the Shia town of ...

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