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Seven defendants were handed the death penalty and three others given 25-year prison terms after being convicted of killing seven people during Ashura in Saudi Arabia's Shia region

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Shia mosque in the southern Saudi city of Najran on Monday that killed two.

The price of security in Saudi Arabia

Mohamad Ali Musawi

The price of security in Saudi Arabia

Recent attacks on Shia worshippers in Saudi Arabia raises questions about kingdom's counter-terrorism strategy, hailed as innovative and effective.

Shia gather to bury victims of Saudi mosque bombing

AAAJ and agencies

Shia gather to bury victims of Saudi mosque bombing

Shia Muslims in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia gather Wednesday to bury the remains of victims of a suicide bombing that targeted a mosque ...

Saudi Arabia shaken by Ashura mosque attack

Badr Ibrahim

Saudi Arabia shaken by Ashura mosque attack

The recent fatal attack raises questions about sectarian divisions in the kingdom, and the need to adopt a more inclusive model of citizenship.

Thousands attend burial of Shia killed in Saudi rampage

Thousands of mourners on Friday joined the funeral of eight people killed during an unprecedented rampage against minority Shia in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Several Shia Saudis killed in Ashura shooting

Gunmen leave at least five dead in an attack on a Shia gathering in eastern Saudi Arabia.

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