1. Saudi princess free of human-trafficking charges


    ... (Los Angeles Times) Human trafficking charges against a Saudi royal princess were dropped ... pamphlet on human trafficking, officials said. Alayban was accused of forcing the woman to work 16 ... , was charged in July with one count of felony human trafficking after officials had said a Kenyan woman

  2. Feds probe Saudi compound in Virginia


    ... to dismiss the allegations. Embassy officials denied any knowledge of human trafficking at the home ... (Atlanta Journal-Constitution ) Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a Saudi ... Arabian compound in Northern Virginia over suspicions its residents may be engaging in human

  3. Jesus to America: 'Why do you persecute me?'


    ... Analysts and human-rights groups claim U. S. foreign policy is responsible for the destruction ... of the Middle East's Christian communities. The reasoning says the U. S. government's assistance ... . The Vatican's official news service Fides says events in Syria are proof U. S. policy and its support

  4. Saudis warned U.S. in writing about Tsarnaev


    ... (LONDON DAILY MAIL) The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sent a written warning about accused Boston ... , was separate from the multiple red flags raised by Russian intelligence in 2011, and was based on human ... -cooker blasts killed three and injured hundreds, according to a senior Saudi government official

  5. Woman: Saudi diplomats in Virginia kept me as slave


    ... come to light two weeks after News4 first reported an investigation into possible human trafficking ... as a domestic slave for three months by Saudi Arabian diplomats living in Northern Virginia. The allegations ... at a Saudi-owned compound in McLean, Va. The Kenyan woman -- who goes by the name Sheila -- said she

  6. Arabs blame U.S. for Egypt violence

    ... ." From Abdallah Iskander, columnist for the London-based Saudi daily Al-Hayat, "The human rights ... , "The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has rejected the U.S.'s stance on the protests in Egypt, telling it bluntly ... countries, who accused the U.S. of abandoning Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and of willingness to sell

  7. 25 years for touching Quran before washing hands

    ... code. The U. S. State Department issued a 2008 report critical of Pakistan's human rights record ... conviction was based on the accusation of a rival shopkeeper who was accused of using a mosque loudspeaker ... a business disagreement accused him of desecrating the Quran, and a husband and wife were jailed for 25

  8. 3 Christians executed after refusing to convert


    ... "casualties." "We should never allow the Christians to be casualties of war. Why is the U. S ... , confirmed Todd Daniels, a spokesman for the American human rights group International Christian ... Concern. "Based on the statement from the Melkite patriarch, these men were martyred because

  9. U.S. based Saudi diplomat accused of human trafficking


    ... of human trafficking" there, the Department of Homeland Security has confirmed to NBC Washington ... and, to a lesser extent, commercial sexual exploitation," according to a 2008 State Department report on human trafficking. ... A Saudi Arabian diplomatic compound in Virginia

  10. Syrian PM accuses Turkey of conspiracy plot


    ... are detected. He was particularly incensed with Turkey over human trafficking that occurs through Turkey ... that there have been some 18,000 cases of human trafficking of human organs such as eye retinas ... it is providing to the Syrian opposition and foreign fighters at the behest of Saudi Arabia, Qatar