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Rasid - 24/02/2010 - Views: (2640)
Saudi authorities started arbitrary arrests against Saudi Shia in Al-Hassa on the past few weeks in a continuation to the campaign that was started few years back. Sources informed Rasid that 25 Saudi Shia citizens from Al-Hassa were detained for posting ...
Rasid - 24/02/2010 - Views: (1790)
Salafi Saudi extremists started a campaign to distribute sectarian booklets against Grand Ayatuallah Sayed Ali Al-Sistani showing their support to Saudi extremist Shaikh Al-Uraifi who attacked Shia Muslims several weeks ago. Sources informed Rasid that Salafi extremists were seen distributing thousands ...
Rasid - 22/01/2010 - Views: (2005)
Saudi Shia worshippers in Khobar city were forced to perform their prayers in their neighborhood streets as wahhabi extremists prevented them from using a nearby Sunni mosques they used to perform their prayers in it. Several worshippers informed Rasid that a ...
Rasid - 15/01/2010 - Views: (1932)
Late Thursday night, Saudi authorities released the prominent Shia figure Sayed Mohammad Baqer Al-Nasser after being detained for hour when for performing Jama'a prayer in one of the Sunni mosques. Sources informed Rasid that Eastern Province Governance (Emara) ordered Criminal Intelligence ...
Rasid - 24/12/2009 - Views: (5628)
Circumstances of the Arrest Following the bombing of Khobar Towers in June 1996, which killed a number of American soldiers in Saudi Arabia, Saudi authorities have launched a wide campaign of arrests, including many citizens. Many of these citizens belong to ...
Rasid - 21/12/2009 - Views: (2152)
Saudi authorities withdrew passports of tens of Shia citizens coming from visiting the holy shrines in Iraq. Sources informed Rasid that about 50 Shia citizens coming from Iraq via Bahrain were harshly treated at passport check point on King Fahad Causeway. Security ...
Rasid - 02/12/2009 - Views: (2198)
Saudi police in Madinah, West of Saudi, released on Tuesday a Shia physician after 24 hour detention as a result to disputes with religious police at the Baqi' cemetery. Sources informed Rasid that religious police at the Baqi' cemetery detained three ...
Rasid - 23/11/2009 - Views: (2294)
Tens of Saudi Wahhabi  clerics issued an inciting circular against Shia Muslims as the war roars on the Saudi South borders with Huthi rebels. The circular which was spread among the Wahhabi extremists forums accused Iran of being responsible for the ...
Rasid - 23/11/2009 - Views: (1891)
Saudi authorities released on Monday night three detained Shia young men from Awamia, Safwa and Qatif for taking part in a protestation march on March. Sources informed Rasid that Naji Al-Zaher and Mohammad the son of Shaikh Nimer Al-Nimer were released ...
Rasid - 23/11/2009 - Views: (2769)
Two Shia young men from Al-Hassa were arrested on Saturday and Monday in continuation to the ongoing arbitrary arrests campaign. Sources informed Rasid that Hussain Al-Hassan (26 years) and Mustafa Al-Rasheed (25 years) were arrested and sent to prison. Both young men ...
Rasid - 23/11/2009 - Views: (2729)
A recent publication issued by the royal islamic strategic studies centre had a mong its 500 influential figure the name of Shaikh Hassan Al-Saffar as a Saudi Shi‘a reformist leader who has made significant progress in communicating with Salafi leaders ...
Rasid - 12/11/2009 - Views: (2138)
Two Saudi Shia intellectuals responded to the false accusation made by the Yemeni State Department that Saudi Shia support Houthi rebels in Northern Yemen and stressed that they support their Country against any outside aggression. Saudi Online website reported that Najeeb ...
Rasid - 09/11/2009 - Views: (2407)
Saudi authorities closed on the past few days two Shia mosques in Ras Tanura and Abqaiq, Eastern Province, to add to the already seven closed Shia mosques. Sources informed Rasid that security forces closed the only Ismaili mosques in Ras Tanura ...
Rasid - 09/11/2009 - Views: (2352)
Three Shia young men from Al-Hassa were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday on the background of celebrating the remembrance day of Imam Mahdi on August. Sources informed Rasid that three young men from Bani Maan town were arrested. Ahmed Mohammad Al-Essa ...
Rasid - 09/11/2009 - Views: (1875)
Saudi authorities arrested on Sunday morning a Shia citizen from his workplace in Khobar without citing the reasons behind the arrest. Sources informed Rasid that authorities arrested Muneer Baqer Al-Jassas from his workplace in Khobar and escorted him to his house ...
Rasid - 07/11/2009 - Views: (3161)
A young Saudi Shia citizen was arrested early last week amid waves of arbitrary arrests in Al-Hassa for practicing religious activities. Sources informed Rasid that Criminal Intelligence Administration arrested Jaber Ali Al-Ubaid (22 years) from Rumaila village for taking part in ...
Rasid - 07/11/2009 - Views: (1654)
Saudi authorities released on last Sunday a Saudi Shia citizen after several days detention for hosting Jamaa prayers in his house in Khbar city as several Shia mosques were closed by authorities. Sources informed Rasid thta Sayed Yusif Sharaf Al-Hashim was ...
Rasid - 02/11/2009 - Views: (1726)
The Annual Report on International Religious Freedom records the status of respect for religious freedom in all countries during the period from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009. The Annual Report's primary focus is on the actions of governments, ...
Rasid - 30/10/2009 - Views: (2356)
Two young Saudi Shia from Al-Hasa, East  of Saudi Arabia, were detained on Monday and Tuesday for taking part in religious activities on last August during Celebrating Imam Al-Mahdi Day of Remembrance. Sources informed Rasid that Abdulmohsen Nasser Al-Shaikh (27 years, ...
Rasid - 29/10/2009 - Views: (2288)
In less than two weeks, a second confidential circular was issued by Saudi authorities stressing the ban on building mosques for Shia citizens and to close existing ones. The October 20 confedential circular was signed by Prince Mohammad bin Fahad, Eastern ...
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