Saudi Arabia arrests 1.25 million foreigners

By Middle East Affairs On Wednesday, the Kingdom reported that Saudi Arabia had arrested more than 1.25 million people for violating residential, labor and border security regulations over the last few months. The sweeping raid of arrests began on November 16 and recently ended on June 14, in that time 1,251,966 people were

Iran arrests human rights lawyer likely to face solitary confinement

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian security forces arrested prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh on Wednesday, her husband said in a Facebook post. "A few hours ago Nasrin was arrested at home and sent to the court at Evin [prison]," Sotoudeh’s husband Reza Khandan wrote. "I once told investigators in the investigation