Saudi blogger Raif Badawi to be flogged for “insulting” Islam

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has been behind bars since 2012 for his online posts and running a blog called “Saudi Arabian Liberals,” where he hosted political and religious debate and advocated secularism in a highly religious society. He is expected to receive the second 50 lashes of a 1,000-lash sentence soon of which he was… Read More Saudi blogger Raif Badawi to be flogged for “insulting” Islam

131 dead, several injured as airstrikes hit wedding ceremony in Yemen

At least 131 people were killed and scores were wounded in airstrikes on a wedding ceremony in Taiz province in southwestern Yemen , the Houthi-controlled state-run Saba news agency said. Three Yemeni security officials and Saba said the Saudi-led coalition conducted the airstrikes on Monday. Saudi officials, however, denied responsibility. “We don’t have any operations… Read More 131 dead, several injured as airstrikes hit wedding ceremony in Yemen