Saudi Arabia

Evangelicals Flock to Saudi Arabia to See Biblical Sites, Search for Mt. Sinai

Evangelicals Flock to Saudi Arabia to See Biblical Sites, Search for Mt. Sinai

Saudi Arabia’s decision in 2019 to open its borders to tourists has led to a surprising number of evangelical Christians entering the country in search of biblical sites, according to a New York Times report.

Evangelical Leaders Meet Saudi Crown Prince, ‘Lift Up the Name of Jesus’

Evangelical Leaders Meet Saudi Crown Prince, ‘Lift Up the Name of Jesus’
A delegation of evangelical leaders met Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and said in a public statement that “it is our desire to lift up the name of Jesus whenever we are asked and wherever we go.”

Why a Journalist’s Disappearance is Globally Significant

Why a Journalist’s Disappearance is Globally Significant
Jamal Khashoggi, a famous journalist and critic of Saudi Arabia’s leadership, walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain some documents. He has not been seen since.

Israel Denies Reports That They Sold “Iron Dome” to Saudi Arabia

Israel Denies Reports That They Sold “Iron Dome” to Saudi Arabia
The Israeli government denied reports that they sold missile defense technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Saudi-based Al-Khaleej Online reported that a diplomatic source in Saudi Arabia claimed that Israel sold the “Iron Dome” technology to them.

Yemen Peace Talks in Geneva Stall after Rebels Don’t Arrive

Yemen Peace Talks in Geneva Stall after Rebels Don’t Arrive
Talks aimed at bringing a peaceful end to the civil war in Yemen ended Saturday after the Houthi delegation failed to show. The United Nations’ mediator Martin Griffiths vowed to keep pushing for a diplomatic solution to the crisis.

Sheikh Blames Saudi Arabia for Global Rise of Islamist Terrorism

Sheikh Blames Saudi Arabia for Global Rise of Islamist Terrorism
A leading Islamic scholar has described attacks on Christians by violent Islamic extremists as “heart-breaking” and condemned Islamic extremism as being “exactly the opposite” of what Islam teaches.

Saudi Arabia: Muslims Converting to Christianity Despite Persecution

Saudi Arabia: Muslims Converting to Christianity Despite Persecution
Although Saudi Arabia is a predominantly Muslim country that is hostile to Christians, many in the country are converting to Christianity and receiving support for their faith online.
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