The non-profit has been under the spotlight since a US Justice Department suit linked one of its executives to the recruitment of spies inside Twitter, and a separate case accused individuals linked to the group in an assasination plot.
Riyadh has prosecuted eight unnamed men for the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi but the UN official charged with overseeing the case said the verdict lacked “moral legitimacy”.
Although the imam of Mecca faced heat on social media for invoking Islam to indirectly justify normalisation with Israel, experts think that Riyadh may not be fully prepared to take such a brazen step.
Court overturns five death sentences over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, in a final ruling condemned by his fiancee and slammed by a UN expert as a "parody of justice".
The former Saudi crown prince and interior minister Mohammed bin Nayef was jailed by his powerful cousin, Mohammed bin Salman, in a purge of potential rivals to the throne.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman says his kingdom is eager for a fair solution to the Palestinian issue in line with the kingdom's Arab Peace Initiative in a call with US President Trump.
The move comes in response to a “request by the UAE” for flights to and from the country, including those from Israel.
The Gulf kingdom reportedly leased the island and uses it as one of the nerve centres of its vast spying network.
Joint forces commander Prince Fahad bin Turki, a senior royal family member, and his son Abdulaziz bin Fahad, the deputy emir of northern Al-Jouf region, were fired and placed under investigation for corruption.
Witnesses reported bodies of deceased migrants at a prison in southern Saudi Arabia were thrown out ‘as if they were trash’.
Southern separatists say they withdrew from talks over a Saudi-sponsored power-sharing deal with the government due to ongoing military escalation in flashpoint province of Abyan.
The UAE-Israel deal has been seen as a shocking betrayal to Palestinians, but the Arab world’s silence is a telling example of where their loyalties lie.
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