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SRCA enables Saudi detainees in Guantanamo to conduct video calls with their families
The Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) announced that it has enabled the Saudi detainees, who are in Guantanamo prison, to conduct 7 video calls with their families during the month of August.
The SRCA said that its initiative to enable the detainees to contact their families came as a step among several activities within the Restoring Family Links Program.
It confirmed that the Saudi detainees have been able to contact their families via video calls from all regions of Saudi Arabia.
Fifty people from the detainees’ family were able to make the video calls in Riyadh, Makkah, Madinah and Jeddah.
Russian detainees expose Moscow police officer who tortured them
On 6 March, huge anti-war demonstrations across Russia saw more than 5,000 protesters arrested. 29 were taken to Moscow's Brateyevo Police Station for questioning. There, an un...
First signs of new COVID-19 wave seen in colder countries
Cases and hospitalizations are rising in Belgium, the UK and Denmark.
World Bank chief walks back on climate skepticism in note to staff
David Malpass caused an uproar after dodging questions about climate change at an event.
We’re fine as we are, Press tells EU as Brussels plans media freedom law
The new proposal aims to protect media organizations from political and economic meddling - but publishers worry it could interfere in their business.
Hala Al-Tuwaijri vows to uphold her responsibilities as human rights chief
Newly appointed as President of the Human Rights Commission Dr. Hala Al-Tuwaijri vowed to uphold her responsibilities and duties with utmost dedication.
Berlusconi says Putin invaded Ukraine to put ‘decent people’ in Kyiv
Berlusconi has struggled to stay on message when it comes to the war in Ukraine and his Russian friend.
Saudi Arabia celebrates National Day remembering the legacy of King Abdul Aziz
Today, Friday, September 23, 2022, Saudi Arabia celebrating its 92nd National Day. On this day in the year 1932, King Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud made the historic annou...
Liz Truss’ tax cutting gamble
Britain’s new prime minister doesn’t have much time — or political capital.
Qatari leader congratulates King Salman on National Day
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar has sent a cable of congratulations to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on the occasion of the Kingdom's 92nd National...
The real threat to Italy’s election: Home-grown social media lies
Local politicians and social media influencers, not the Kremlin, are the main peddlers of falsehoods ahead of this weekend’s vote.
King Salman congratulates nation on Saudi National Day
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman expressed his pride in the Kingdom and its citizens as Saudi Arabia marked its 92nd National Day.
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