Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Saudi releases hundreds of Ethiopian prisoners

ESAT News (December 10, 2018) The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has released 900 Ethiopian prisoners following negotiations between the two countries. Four hundred fifty prisoners have arrived in Addis Ababa today while another 450 are expected to be flown into Addis on Friday. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia meanwhile says about 1,500 Ethiopians who are illegally in the ...

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Al Amoudi’s worth drops to 1.07 bln from 11.1 bln in January

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 16, 2018) Latest figures from Forbes show that Mohammed Al-Amoudi’s worth dropped to 1.07 B, from 11.1B in January. Al-Amoudi and over 200 ministers, princes and businessmen were arrested and detained at the luxurious Ritz Carlton in Riyadh in November when crown prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the arrest as part of the Kingdom’s ...

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Thousands of Ethiopians deported from Saudi Arabia

ESAT News (November 29, 2017) At least 1,300 Ethiopians have been deported from Saudi Arabia as the Kingdom’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants began last week. In March, Saudi declared a 90-day amnesty for undocumented immigrants to leave the Kingdom and return legally. That amnesty was extended twice before authorities began deporting undocumented workers last week. Over 70,000 Ethiopian nationals have ...

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