Statistics via Cornell University School of Law and Amnesty International. Numbers are state executions in 2013.
Crude prices have plunged by more than 20% in recent months. The fall means cheaper gas, cheaper flights, and generally good news for American consumers.
But they’re sending 199 men.
The #BurnISISFlagChallenge may have started as a riff on the Ice Bucket Challenge, but across the Middle East it has now grown into a larger statement against the rapid rise of ISIS.
It’s a finger lickin’ good world.
An Illinois man picked up an infection after visiting the first U.S. victim of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
As of May 2014, a total of 538 laboratory-confirmed cases and 145 deaths have been attributed to the MERS virus. Two cases have been reported in the U.S.
Raif Badawi was charged with cyber crime and disobeying his father.
At least 449 people have been infected in the Middle Eastern kingdom. The SARS-like pandemic has now spread to Europe and the United States.
In Saudi Arabia, people are wearing surgical masks in the streets as panic sets in about the deadly virus.
Reported cases of MERS have surged in Saudi Arabia in 2014 and no one seems to know why.
Apparently “رقصة البطريق” or “The Dance of the Penguin”, is massive in Saudi Arabia right now.
“The denial is an affront not only to this journalist, but to the entire White House press corps and to the principle of freedom of the press that we hold so dear,” said Steve Thomma, president of the White House Correspondents Association.
“Behind the veil,” again.
A Saudi man was arrested by the religious police on Wednesday after he was spotted walking in a major street in the capital Riyadh with a placard saying “Free Hugs.”
In Saudi Arabia, when it rains, it really pours. Really.
Twitter users have rallied around #SomeOneTellSaudiArabia as the kingdom launches a deadly crackdown on migrant workers from Ethiopia.
In many countries, the right to tweet is not inalienable, as outright bans, internet censorship, and media laws restrict what is legally fit to post.
Wonder why pineapple makes your mouth feel weird?
Saudi authorities have detained a columnist who supported ending Saudi Arabia’s ban on female driving.
While legal conditions are improving in Latin America, in the Middle East and Asia domestic workers face some of the worst abuses.
Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission said the beating flouted Islamic Sharia laws, Al Arabiya reported. WARNING: Disturbing content.
The women were protesting Saudi Arabia’s ban of female drivers.
“The reality is that the Saudi options are much more limited than anyone — including the Saudis — want to believe,” one analyst said.
On Oct. 26, thousands of Saudi women have said they will break their county’s ban on female drivers.
A surprise move by the Saudis.
Saudi Arabia’s religious police patrol streets and shopping malls to enforce Islamic conduct in the conservative kingdom, ensuring gender segregation and that women are “properly covered.” However, this woman was not going to take it.
In Saudi Arabia, a father cannot be executed for murdering his child.