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The crackdown has sparked a torrent of global criticism, casting a shadow on the kingdom's much-publicised liberalisation push launched by powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The insurgents have in recent months ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition against them.
Mystery shrouds the death of a Hyderabadi woman from Yousufguda who had gone to work in Saudi Arabia due to her poor financial condition. The family of the 34-year-old Rizwana Begum
Footage posted online showed the plane leaving a trail of flame along the runway as it skidded on its nose before screeching to a halt.
A vast overhang of unwanted crude stocks has now vanished, investors are buying into the oil price rally more than at any time in the last four years.
The group is fighting in Syria alongside President Bashar al-Assad's military, and it has trained Iraqi Shiite militias which participated in retaking territory from the Islamic State group.
The transfer of the embassy from Tel Aviv to the divided holy city, enacted by US President Donald Trump, was condemned by the Arab summit held in Saudi Arabia on April 17.
The birth of the new South-West Asian Football Federation has been interpreted by some as a sign of Saudi Arabia's ambition to dominate/undermine the Asian Football Confederation.
With Saudi Arabia agreeing to the Minority Affairs Ministry's demand to revive the ship service for Haj, pilgrims in the state are upbeat.
The latest salvo came a day after US President Donald Trump exited the Iran nuclear agreement, which he criticised for not including measures to curb Tehran's ballistic missile programme.
Oil prices had been supported by expectations that Trump would pull out of the deal, which could hit Iranian crude exports and feed geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
Saudi women have previously petitioned the government for the lifting of the ban, and even taken to the wheel in protest.
The Saudis have qualified for the finals for the first time since Germany 2006 and have been drawn against hosts Russia, Egypt and Uruguay.
Official data from the interior ministry, analysed by HRW, showed that authorities had detained 2,305 people for more than six months without referring them to court.
After repealing a decades-long ban on cinemas only last year, Saudi Arabia has now launched an ambitious drive to become a culture and entertainment hub as part of sweeping modernisation plans.