Around 1.2 million Christians live in Saudi Arabia

It is estimated that there are around 1.2 million Christians living in Saudi Arabia, although citizens’ conversion from Islam to Christianity is punishable by death, Christian Headlines reports. Most believers in Saudi Arabia are Filipino expatriates who are allowed to work in the country, but are not citizens.

Saudi Arabia Prosecutes Christian Convert

A former Muslim who converted to Christianity in Saudi Arabia faces two court cases and threats of violence against him and his family, trial observers say.

Saudi Arabia Arrests Nearly 30 Christians

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.

Saudi Arabia Detains 53 Ethiopian Christians

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.

Saudi Convert Criticizes Islam

A Saudi who recently embraced Christianity and fled to Lebanon said she was tired of performing prayers and fasting for Ramadan.

Saudi Arabia Releases House Church Christians

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.

Saudi Arabia to deport Eritrean Christian

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.

Saudi Arabia Jails Indian Christians For “Proselytizing”

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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