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28 January 2010

Christian Filipino migrants forced to convert to Islam

003.jpgA Filipino nurse with ten years in Saudi Arabia talks about the dramatic situation of Christian workers, forced to embrace Islam just to keep their job. Despite abuses and violence, migrants still choose the Middle East because of the availability of work.

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01 January 2010

Filipino migrant in Saudi Arabia: exploited and mocked for her faith

FILIPPINE_ISLAM_(F)_1231_-_Migranti.jpgManila (AsiaNews) - "My Life in Saudi Arabia was like a prison and the anguish of those moments was unbearable." This is the story of Norma Caldera, a Filipina domestic worker who emigrated to work in Saudi Arabia and escaped after seven months of constant

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06 April 2009

Mecca mosques 'wrongly aligned'

_45636391_003445249-1.jpgSome 200 mosques in Islam's holiest city, Mecca, point the wrong way for prayers, reports from Saudi Arabia say.

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17 February 2009

The Untold Ordeal of a Christian Convert in Saudi Arabia

0000000000.jpgRIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (ANS) -- Christian converts in Saudi Arabia go through many untold ordeals at the hands of government officials and other Muslim fundamentalists because of their faith in Jesus Christ.

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03 February 2009

Saudi Arabian Airlines passenger sentenced to 30 lashes

0,,6469461,00.jpgA PASSENGER has been sentenced to 30 lashes for smoking on a domestic Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAA) flight.

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kingabdullah.jpgReligious police, others warn key figure in expatriate church to leave.

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13 August 2008


833cdba3dfdc274b52d1cc59c5a9e174.jpgA Saudi man, member of the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, has killed his daughter for converting to Christianity, the Gulf News daily

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20 February 2008

Saudi Arabia Stands By Its Arrest of An American Woman in Starbucks

e768fc79ef689e19981f2a7d4aa467cb.jpgSaudi Arabia's religious police have issued a rare public statement defending their arrest of an American woman living in Riyadh, jailed for sitting with a male colleague at Starbucks.

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29 January 2008

Saudi beheads Nigerian woman

d0b6c381c722f22795fad718ad138556.jpgRIYADH - A Nigerian woman and a Pakistani man were executed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca today for drug trafficking, the Saudi interior ministry said

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16 January 2008

Bush to Saudis: Can you help us out on these oil prices? Saudis: Nope

e2611a06d2100a5b494662bf70308804.jpg(startribune.com)  Saudi Arabia will raise oil production only when the market justifies it...

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26 November 2007

To make room for more rape victims in prison, Saudis release 1,500 Jihadists after they promise not to attack Saudi Arabia

11df835655d2c2cda11f518efae4d6e0.jpg(dailystar.com.lb)  Saudi...

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