Jeddah

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
Oct 29th, 2013
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Bawza 104 Tensions mount in Eritrea: thousands of young people detained and air travel is curtailed The regime in Eritrea has been conducting mass raids and arrests (giffa) detaining thousands of people of ‘military age’ (18-50) and sending them to military training centres in Sawa, Wea and Barentu. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 30th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide at the women’s ward of the Abyar Ali Penitentiary in Madinah on Friday. The domestic worker had been in prison since the end of August, a local daily reported Saturday. “The 23-year-old inmate was found hanging by her head scarf at about 8 a.m. She was immedia...
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 Djibouti
Jul 30th, 2013
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By KHADIJA HABIB The deadly incidents involving Ethiopian maids are exaggerated, resulting in false accusations and unnecessary panic among Saudi employers, law enforcement officials say. The recent deaths of children allegedly at the hands of Ethiopian housemaids have created a furor among Saudis on...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 25th, 2013
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By Kidane Brehane, IndepthAfrica Saudi – Ethiopian authorities has canceled 40,000 work visas for maids intended for Saudi Arabia and has now completely halted offering any manpower. The decision apparently came in retaliation for the Saudi government’s decision last week to impose a temporary ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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Khaled Almaeena Lately, there have been news items about Ethiopians committing crimes and infiltrating the southern borders of the Kingdom. Many writers in the Arabic press have gone ballistic and while commenting on these incidents have said things that have clearly hurt the sentiments of the Ethiop...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 14th, 2013
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(BosNewsLife)– Dozens of Ethiopian Christians, mostly women, have been detained in Saudi Arabia after attending a worship service in a private home, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, February 13. The Christians – 46 women and six men including three church leaders – were arrested last ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 26th, 2012
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An Ethiopian housemaid murdered her Saudi employer by stabbing him in the neck and other parts of his body before attacking his little son and inflicting serious injuries on him, a newspaper in the Gulf kingdom reported on Wednesday. The unnamed man was at his house in the western Red Sea port of Jed...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 29th, 2012
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Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Friday defended its decision to turn back hundreds of Nigerian women who flew into the kingdom for the Haj, saying they had failed to abide by the rules for the annual pilgrimage. “The rules for the pilgrimage have been in force for several years and must be applied as they st...