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Ransomed: Prince Miteb pays to go

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Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, who was once seen as a serious contender to the kingdom’s throne, was freed after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with authorities, paying more than $1bn, a Saudi official has confirmed. Reuters News Agency … Continue reading

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LEBANON: Justice demands answers now

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Torture, The Middle East magazine Continue reading

Category: News and Views, Regional

SAUDI ARABIA: Migrant worker amnesty success

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At least one million migrant workers are expected to leave Saudi Arabia under its amnesty campaign,  currently underway, according to officials. The three-month campaign allows those overstaying in Saudi without the right visas and documents to leave the country without … Continue reading

Category: News and Views, Regional

Book review – Where pigeons don’t fly

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Where Pigeons don’t fly By Yousef Al Mohaimeed Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 9789992179161 Price £7.99 paperback Where Pigeons Don’t Fly follows the story of Fahd, a young boy growing up in Saudi Arabia. Fahd’s childhood is overshadowed by his father’s involvement … Continue reading

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