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Houthi drones hit two Aramco plants, Saudis say fires contained

Houthi drones hit two Aramco plants, Saudis say fires contained

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two Saudi Aramco plants, including the world's biggest oil processing facility, sparking fires in the latest flare up of violence in the Gulf.

US senators ask Saudi to pay $750mn in Yemen aid

US senators ask Saudi to pay $750mn in Yemen aid

Republican and Democratic US senators revived an effort to pressure Saudi Arabia over human rights, by pushing the country to fulfill its commitment to provide $750mn this year to help the people of Yemen

Saudi urged to follow international law like Qatar and end Gulf crisis

Saudi urged to follow international law like Qatar and end Gulf crisis

Qatar has affirmed its commitment to the rule of international law, noting that it has chosen at every turn of the Gulf crisis to cooperate with mechanisms of international law to reach a peaceful solution.

NHRC welcomes UN panel decision

NHRC welcomes UN panel decision

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) welcomed on Thursday the decision made by the Committee of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) regarding its jurisdiction ...

Yemeni Houthis claim attack on Saudi oilfield

Yemeni Houthis claim attack on Saudi oilfield

Yemen's Houthi movement launched drone attacks on oil facilities in a remote area of Saudi Arabia, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Saturday

Saudi Arabia could be banned from future tournaments over piracy

Saudi Arabia could be banned from future tournaments over piracy

Saudi Arabia could be banned from competing in future football tournaments in a bid by the sport’s governing bodies to stamp out piracy.

NHRC expresses concern at failing health of Qatari student held in Saudi

NHRC expresses concern at failing health of Qatari student held in Saudi

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Wednesday expressed deep concern over reports on the deteriorating health of Qatari student Abdulaziz Saeed Abdullah, who is detained without trial by Saudi authorities.

NHRC welcomes release of Qatari Citizen detained in Saudi, demands release of Qatari student

NHRC welcomes release of Qatari Citizen detained in Saudi, demands release of Qatari student

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has welcomed the release of Qatari citizen Mohsen Saleh Saadoun Al Korbi, who was arbitrarily detained by the Saudi authorities

US Congress blocks Saudi arms sales

US Congress blocks Saudi arms sales

The US House has voted to block $8.1bn in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies.

Reconsider Saudi G20, urges UN expert

Reconsider Saudi G20, urges UN expert

World powers should reconsider holding the next Group of 20 summit in Saudi Arabia without accountability over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a UN expert who probed his death said Tuesday.

NHRC urges US to end Saudi politicisation of religious rites, incitement

NHRC urges US to end Saudi politicisation of religious rites, incitement

Saudi Arabia's violations of the right to practise religious rites and its deliberate politicisation of Haj and Umrah should be included in the annual report on religious freedom issued by the US State Department

Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder - UN expert

Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder - UN expert

An official Saudi Arabian investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents failed to examine who may have ordered the killing and ignored key suspects, a UN special rapporteur said on Wednesday.