In April 1998, Saudi King Fahd bin Abdulaziz paid a visit to the region of Al-Qasim region, which lies in the center of the kingdom. Days earlier, the ...
This certainly hasn’t been the first time ties between Washington and Riyadh have been put to the test
The decision was part of a detailed decree which sought to reorganize the framework of the committee’s operation
Sources said this is the biggest quantity of liquor seized in the history of the Haia with the value reaching SR18 million
The council, also known as the Senior Council of Ulema, is the Saudi Arabia's highest religious body
Dr. Abdullatif Al al-Sheikh added he would not have had these powers in the past but now the situation is different
The hash tag has sparked more than 120 thousand tweets in which people show what a ‘religious photo’ means to them
It is very sad that the people who are the right image of Saudi Arabia are not recognized and have to endure such uncivilized behavior
Photos and a video of the incident were widely shared on the internet, attracting the attention of several tweeps in Saudi Arabia
Head of Saudi religious police Sheikh Abdel Latif al-Sheikh told Al Arabiya News: “What I saw from the video does not represent the religious ...
The beating of a British man and his Saudi wife by Saudi Arabia's religious police has stirred wide reaction on the social media.
The Haia has an independent human rights unit that receives complaints and grievances from members of the general public
The mas was accused of setting up a Twitter account to promote and practice homosexuality
The interior ministry urged non-Muslims to "respect the feelings of Muslims by refraining from eating, drinking or smoking in public places
The president of the commission also warned the religious police members working in the field against displaying any signs of extremism
Some Twitter users say the practice should be annulled; others say the issue is trivial and should not be exaggerated
Cake was decorated as an open truck driven by a woman and transporting women while being chased by the religious police
Anonymous member of the police force was reportedly partying with men and women and fled the scene
An officer reportedly beat a 27-year-old on her head in a Makkah park
The 27-year-old was transferred to King Abdul Aziz Hospital and needs around seven days to recover
Organizers at the Riyadh International Book Fair confiscated ‘more than 10,000 copies of 420 books’, Okaz daily reports
Abdulatif al-Sheikh says he would resign if there is one case of financial corruption
Move has sparked anger from residents accusing the religious police of sabotaging the historical graves
Saudi columnist urges religious police to track down Twitter and Facebook accounts that ‘promote pornography’
Controversial Islamic preacher claims the romantic occasion is against Islam
The chief said calls for waging jihad in neighboring countries are void
Sheikh Abdulatif Al al-Sheikh criticized preachers encouraging youth to join jihad
Head of Saudi religious police spoke to Al Arabiya about possibility of relaxing rules of prayers
Sheikh Abdulatif Al al-Sheikh says repression is not part of Islamic Shariah
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