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SAUDI ARABIA - LEBANON
Six years and 300 lashes for a Lebanese Christian for having converted a young Saudi
Saudi also sentenced along with the man. Both were colleagues of a young woman, who fled to Sweden after her conversion. The girl is now living under the protection of some NGOs and never wants to return home.
27/07/2012 SAUDI ARABIA
Two men arrested for "forced conversion" of a young woman: they gave her religious books
Girl’s father denounces act. She is now in Lebanon and refuses to return and abandon Christianity. Two colleagues charged, one Saudi and one Lebanese.
16/11/2017 11:23:00 LEBANON - SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi media on Card Raï’s visit.: Fraternity and peace in the shadow of the Hariri affair
The first visit by a Christian leader to the ultra-conservative kingdom echoed in the local media. Some published a photo that clearly shows the cross, which is usually forbidden to show in public. The commentators insist on fraternal relations between the two countries and the role of religions in the perspective of peace and extremism. But the knot of the "kidnapping" and resignation of the Lebanese premier remains.
13/11/2017 10:00:00 LEBANON - SAUDI ARABIA
Card. Raï in Riyadh: Christian-Islamic Dialogue and Hariri’s Resignation
The Maronite Patriarch is in the Saudi capital today, the first visit by a Christian leader to the ultraconservative kingdom. He will meet King Salman, the hereditary prince and the outgoing Lebanese premier. Yesterday Hariri said he was "free" and ready to return to Lebanon "soon". Beirut marathon turns into anti-Saudi protest.
03/11/2017 09:29:00 LEBANON - SAUDI ARABIA
Card. Rai to visit Saudi Arabia in 'historic' first for a Christian leader
The journey will last one day and should take place "within the next two weeks". The cardinal welcomed an invitation from Saudi leadership, which did not impose particular "conditions". A visit that fits in with the changes underway in the ultraconservative kingdom. Lebanon confirms the role of "bridge" to the Arab world.
26/01/2017 18:29:00 LEBANON
Muslim-Christian meeting in Beirut to jumpstart dialogue and fight against fundamentalism
The Saudi Embassy in Beirut sponsored an interfaith meeting on the topic ‘Lebanon unites us’ in order to clear the air in Saudi-Lebanese relations. Sunni Mufti stresses the need to promote Christian-Muslim coexistence. Shias are absent because of Saudi attacks against Hezbollah.
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