Beyond Outrage: How the African Diaspora Can Support Migrant Worker Rights in the Middle East – Opinion

By – Kumera Genet In the past weeks, Ethiopians have protested at Saudi Embassies around the world because of recently posted videos documenting wanton violence against Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia. This occurred... Read more »

Over 35,000 held at Al-Shumaysi detention center – Saudi Gazette

By Abdulrahman Al-Ali JEDDAH – More than 35,000 illegal expats are being held at detention center in Al-Shumaysi on Jeddah-Makkah expressway, Director of Public Relations in Makkah Region Police Col. Badr Bin... Read more »

Ethiopian Christians to be deported from Saudi Arabia

Some 35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling”, the global rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. Police arrested the group – including 29 women – after raiding... Read more »

More than 3,000 Ethiopian migrants stuck on Yemeni-Saudi border

More than three thousand Ethiopian migrants – who risked their lives leaving the Horn of Africa – find themselves stranded in Yemen, near the Saudi Arabian border. The migrants want to return... Read more »

Ethiopian Maid Sentenced to Death in Double Murder case

RAS AL KHAIMAH – A housemaid was yesterday sentenced to death by firing squad for stabbing her employer 117 times and killing their 2-year-old daughter in a blaze. The Court of First... Read more »

Ethiopian housemaid accused of murdering her sponsor’s wife and daughter to test psychiatric

The Ethiopian housemaid accused of murdering her sponsor’s wife and daughter in Ras Al Khaimaih would go through a psychiatric test as requested by her lawyer. The accused would be transferred to... Read more »

Ethiopian man travels to Saudi to kill another Ethiopian

RIYADH: An Ethiopian has been arrested for stabbing to death a fellow national after traveling all the way from his home country explicitly to murder him in an act of revenge, police... Read more »

Saudis invest heavily in Ethiopian farm sector

JEDDAH: Saudi trade and investment in Ethiopia is expanding. “The investment increase is particularly seen in the agricultural sector and is in line with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah’s... Read more »