Iraq, Saudi and the new ‘Caliph’

The rise of IS in Iraq and Syria has other powers in the region concerned. Saudi has real concerns of the implications within the Kingdom of this rising power. Their response will be watched by many as they often take

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Saudi: impact of ISIS in Islam

It is not only Christians who are under attack, but ISIS has now said that it will purify Islam by attacking Muslim holy sites in Saudi. Are there cracks appearing within Islam?

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Saudi Arabia: Ramadan

A strategic Christian prayer initiative for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be transformed by the Kingdom of God during Ramadan began on the evening of June 27 and will continue for the duration of the Ramadan season.

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Social Media opening doors in Saudi Arabia

Is social media an effective tool for the gospel in Saudi? Behind closed doors some critics of the government like to paraphrase the words of the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish to describe the effect of Saudi social media: yes, it

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Saudi Arabia

The King Fahd Complex of Printing the Holy Quran (KFCPHQ) produces and distributes 286 million copies of the Islamic holy book. Situated in Medina, Saudi Arabia, and founded by King Fahd, the previous King, in October 1984, this publishing house

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Saudi born expatriates

Saudi Arabia is home to approximately 8.4 million expatriates, two million of whom are Saudi-born. Saudi-born expatriates fear that their status as non-Saudis would prevent them from being admitted into schools and universities and might prove a hindrance when seeking

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Saudi Arabia: New ban to protect women

Earlier this year, Saudi Arabia launched a new advertisement campaign against domestic abuse. The advertisement showed a Saudi woman in a typical veil. Visible in spite of her veil was a black eye. The caption under the startling photo read:

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