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Saudi Arabia poised for more religious freedom?

Is a Door Opening for Christianity in Saudi Arabia?
Dale Hurd

Stunning political developments in Saudi Arabia have some wondering if the strict Muslim-ruled Kingdom could become more tolerant of Christianity.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has said he intends to return Saudi Arabia to "moderate Islam" and open the country to all faiths.
Can This Man Change Saudi Arabia's Brand of Islam and Survive?

Long-time Foes Israel, Saudi Arabia Unite Against Iran – June 12, 2015


Indian Pastor arrested in Kuwait faces judgement Sunday

Kuwaiti authorities have arrested an Indian Pastor after he allegedly spoke against Islam in a Christian-Islam debate group. Rev. Shibu Mathew was a participant at a faith debate at Christ Embassy Church in Mangaf (a suburb of Kuwait city), the event was put on by both Muslim and Christian groups in agreement. However, a few Muslims of Malayalam origins who were apparently unhappy with their inability to defend their own beliefs filed a complaint against their Indian compatriot with the Kuwaiti police.