30 OFWs ‘overstaying’ in Saudi Arabia jails: Migrante
More Filipino migrant workers, who have been convicted for petty crimes, are still in Saudi Arabia jails despite having served their sentence, the Filipino migrant rights group Migrante said on Sunday. John Leonard Monterona, Migrante sectoral ...
Saudi Arabia urges pilgrims to wear masks
The ministry issued a list of recommendations on its website, which it said to be "preventive measures special to the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus". Saudi Arabia is the epicentre of the MERS virus. The statement does not set an age ...
Iman al-Qahtani: Saudi rights activist given travel ban
Travel bans are common in Saudi Arabia for those suspected of stirring up political unrest. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/saudi-arabia/130719/iman-al-qahtani-saudi-rights-activist-given-travel-ban
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update
21 July 2013 - WHO has been informed of two additional laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in Saudi Arabia. Both the cases are currently critically ill and hospitalized in ICUs. The first case is ...
Saudi Arabia plans to build first media park
Saudi Arabia's Audiovisual Commission is considering establishing the kingdom's first media park to boost news publishing and broadcasting. Discussions are underway to ensure harmony between content and the 'ideals of Saudi culture', Arab News has reported.