Arab News

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 2nd, 2013
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By Arab News Security forces arrested 20 Ethiopian rioters on the Makkah-Jeddah Expressway on Friday for throwing stones that damaged 14 cars and injured four Saudis. An eyewitness said police officers fired shots into the air to disperse the rioters and soon brought the situation under control. The ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 14th, 2013
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(REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah) RIYADH: Some 23,000 Ethiopians have handed themselves in since Saudi authorities clamped down on illegal foreign workers 10 days ago, Addis Ababa’s country’s ambassador in Riyadh said in remarks published Wednesday. The crackdown was marred by clashes between pol...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2013
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  Saudi Arabia is looking to recruit domestic workers from Kyrgyzstan, it was reported, following a ban on nationals from countries including Ethiopia, Kenya and Indonesia.   According to English language Arab News, the Gulf kingdom’s Ministry of Labour is drawing up plans to tap talent fro...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 30th, 2013
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Saudi Arabian police have spoken out in defence of Ethiopian maids working in the kingdom, describing accusations against them as “exaggerated” and unnecessarily causing panic among households. A spate of allegations accusing Ethiopian maids of murdering children in their care led the Saudi governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 4th, 2013
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By Arab News By Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed Bassem Youssef, the satirist, appears once a week on the CBC channel in Cairo. But it seems this one time was enough to anger Egyptian President Muhammad Mursi who came to power following a revolution that sought freedom and dignity. Mursi has made a mockery of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 9th, 2012
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By: Arab News, Khalid Alnowaiser I realize that this is another very sensitive subject, but I would like to make two important points in order to dispel any confusion or misunderstanding. When I discuss a matter having religious implications, I do not mean to criticize the divine Islamic religion its...