Saudi prince executed for killing a man

Saudi Arabia executed Prince Turki Bin Saud Bin Turki Bin Saud Al Kabir this Tuesday in Riyadh. The prince had an argument with the Saudi national and killed him in result.   “The criminal was … [Read more...]

Man Accused His Wife of Adultery Gets 80 Lashes

Man who accused his wife of adultery, however failed to produce any witnesses as required by the Sharia law, has been sentenced to 80 lashes by Saudy court .   … [Read more...]

Two Saudi women who tried to join a terror group have been sentenced

Two Saudi women who tried to travel with their six children to Yemen to join a terror group have been sentenced to 11 and 13 years in jail, Saudi daily Al Watan reported. … [Read more...]

Baby body confuses to medical waste

A baby body was recycled at a private hospital after cleaners thought the newborn’s dead body was medical waste. Two cleaners and a nurse were sentenced to three months in prison and 70 lashes for … [Read more...]

Fatwa against the Pokemon game

Saudi Arabia’s top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic. … [Read more...]

Man shoots male doctor for delivering his baby

Man shoots male doctor at the King Fahad Medical city's garden after the obstetrician helps to deliver his baby. Dr Muhannad Al Zabn, who has a Jordanian father and a Saudi mother, delivered the baby … [Read more...]

‘Fake’ Saudi left his children stateless

A Saudi woman has called for assistance after she discovered that her husband was not a Saudi national and left her, resulting in her children becoming stateless. Women are not allowed to pass on … [Read more...]

man divorces wife over ‘unknown’ mobile phone

Saudi online users have criticised a countryman after he divorced his wife for getting a mobile phone without his knowledge. The husband became aware of the phone as he and his wife were entering a … [Read more...]

A joke: a young Saudi goes to a family funeral

A joke: a young Saudi goes to a family funeral. As the coffin is lowered into the grave, he pulls out his smartphone and searches frantically for an online connection. 'What's the WiFi code?' He asks. … [Read more...]

35 people arrested during birthday party

Saudi authorities have arrested 25 men and 10 women, all Asians, for participation in a birthday party near Makkah. Members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, … [Read more...]

Man divorced his wife because she brings bad luck

A man who divorced his wife two days after their marriage because she brings bad luck - a common divorce scenario. The superstitious man stated to the court that he understood that something was … [Read more...]

The national beheaded for murder

Saudi Arabia beheaded the national after he was convicted of murder. Saleh Al Zahrani was convicted of shooting dead his relative, Attiyah Al Zahrani, during a dispute between them, according to the … [Read more...]

Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal to donate all his personal wealth

Saudi billionaire Al-Waleed bin Talal aims to give $32 billion fortune to charity, rather than leave everything to his children. "Philanthropy is a personal responsibility, which I embarked upon more … [Read more...]

Males will dig graves while females will visit hospital patients

Two young women and two young men were arrested for “acts of debauchery”. The two unrelated couples were put on trial after they were arrested as they were partying at a coastal resort in Jeddah. A … [Read more...]

Saudi mall brawl

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has issued orders to take legal action against those guilty in assaulting a man and his sisters and smashing their cars. The Crown Prince … [Read more...]

Freedom of expression violates religious rights

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called today upon the international community to confirm a law against the phenomenon of insulting religions, ethnic and cultural intolerance. Addressing the Human Right … [Read more...]

Prison wedding in line with local tradition

A prison in Saudi Arabia has celebrated the wedding of an inmate with great fanfare, setting an elaborately decorated area for the celebrations and providing all facilities, Gulf News … [Read more...]

Prominent campaigner for women’s rights is arrested

Saudi Arabia has arrested a prominent campaigner for women’s rights for insulting Islam, activists said on Saturday, AFP reported. Squad Al Shammari, a co-founder of a liberal human rights group, is … [Read more...]

Story competition

Dear Readers, We are starting a story competition. The story develops and grows as lines are added, one at a time, by readers. A reader may contribute as many lines as he or she wants, but only one … [Read more...]

Alcohol and music instruments seized at the party

Saudi Arabia’s Religious Police has arrested three Saudi men and one Saudi woman, 15 Filipinas and 9 Sri Lankans for holding and participating in a depraved party organised by Saudi. Alcohol and … [Read more...]