Saudi Arabia Arrests Nearly 30 Christians

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Last week, Saudi Arabia's notorious religious police -- the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice -- had arrested almost 30 Christians worshiping at a private home in the Saudi city of Khafji.

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Saudi Mufti again calls for destruction of all churches in Arabia

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The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has once again called for the destruction of all churches on the Arabian Peninsula.

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Saudi Arabia Detains 53 Ethiopian Christians

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Dozens of Ethiopian Christians, mostly women, have been detained in Saudi Arabia after attending a worship service in a private home, Worthy News learned Wednesday, February 13.

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Saudis Contradictory on Why Ethiopian Christians Were Arrested

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Saudi officials have been making conflicting statements as to why 35 Ethiopian Christians were arrested at a prayer service in a private home in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, last December.

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Pakistan Among World's Worst Violators of Religious Freedoms

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The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recommended that the Secretary of State name Pakistan as a Country of Particular Concern in its 2012 Annual Report.

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Saudi Grand Mufti calls for the destruction of all churches

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Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, recently declared that it is "necessary to destroy all the churches of the region."

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Protesters at Saudi Embassy Demand End to Christian Persecution

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Dozens demonstrated at the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington demanding that Ethiopian Christians imprisoned for their beliefs be released.

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Ethiopian Christians To Be Deported From Saudi Arabia

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Approximately 35 Christians in Saudi Arabia face deportation on the charge of "illicit mingling," according to a report by the global rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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Saudi Arabia Releases House Church Christians

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Two Indian Christians of a thriving Pentecostal house church in Saudi Arabia were back in their home country Sunday, July 24, after they were unexpectedly released by Saudi officials from an overcrowded prison, a church official confirmed to Worthy News.

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Saudi Arabia to deport Eritrean Christian

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Facing a possible death sentence, Eyob Mussie, a Christian refugee living in Saudi Arabia, was instead informed that he will be returned to Eritrea, a nation where returnees often face imprisonment, torture and even death.

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Saudi Arabia Jails Indian Christians For "Proselytizing"

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Two Indian Christian men working in Saudi Arabia were behind bars Tuesday, March 22, after they were sentenced to 45 days imprisonment for allegedly trying to convert Muslims to Christianity, rights activists said.

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NEWS ALERT: Saudi Arabia Releases Christian Blogger

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Saudi Arabia has released Christian blogger Hamoud Saleh Al-Amri who was jailed after openly writing on the Internet about his conversion from Islam to Christianity, rights investigators confirmed Thursday, April 16.

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Saudi Arabia "Threatens" Pastor With Death

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A foreign pastor in Saudi Arabia fled Riyadh after men believed to be associated with that nation's religious police, or mutawwa, threatened him three times in only one week.

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Saudi Arabia Detains Internet Writer For Becoming Christian

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A young Internet writer in Saudi Arabia was in life danger Wednesday, January 28, after he was detained by authorities for announcing on his blog that he converted from Islam to Christianity, religious human rights investigators said.

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