Crowds of Shia Muslims took part in protesting rallies near the Saudi bordering city of Arar, condemning the crime of the Baqee destruction and demanding an end to the constant violations on the holy shrines in Medina.
German police said on Wednesday (June 20) they had foiled a biological attack with last week's arrest of a Tunisian suspected Islamist in possession of the deadly poison ricin and bomb-making material.
Human Rights Watch said that Saudi authorities arrested two human rights activists earlier this month and prevented others from traveling as part of an ongoing campaign targeting women's rights defenders, according to the international organization.
The UN spokesman said Monday that tens of thousands of residents have fled the fighting along Yemen's western coastline where Yemeni fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition are engaged in fierce battles with Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.
Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor said, their first major attack since a ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.