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Commission asks US to punish Saudi Arabia over Shiite executions

Commission asks US to punish Saudi Arabia over Shiite executions

The US government commission on religious freedom on Friday urged action against ally Saudi Arabia after its mass execution of 37 people, most of them Shiite Muslims. The US Commission on International Religious Freedom, whose members are appointed by the president and lawmakers across...

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Yemen's Al-Qaeda branch vows revenge over Saudi executions

Yemen's Al-Qaeda branch vows revenge over Saudi executions

Al-Qaeda in Yemen vowed on Friday to avenge beheadings carried out by Saudi Arabia this week – an indication that some of the 37 Saudis executed on terrorism-related charges were members of the Sunni militant group. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, as the branch is called, posted a...

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Israel to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

Israel to take part in Dubai Expo 2020

At least 192 countries will attend Dubai's Expo 2020 innovation fair, organisers said Thursday, with the Paris-based global body for the mega-events confirming Israel was among the invitees. "We have invited every country in the world without exception," organisers in Dubai announced,...

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UN rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi executions

UN rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi executions

The U.N. rights chief Wednesday condemned the mass executions carried out by Saudi Arabia this week, stressing that those convicted were likely not afforded credible criminal trials. The men were executed on Tuesday after being convicted of terrorism, according to the official Saudi Press...

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