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Foreign Workers Flee Saudi Arabia Amid Crackdown

Thousands of mostly African workers have gathered in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, seeking repatriation after two people were killed in overnight clashes between migrant workers and vigilante residents backed by police.At least 68 people were injured in the clashes Saturday and police said they arrested 561 foreigners. The government began to crack down on migrant workers after a seven-month grace period ended on November 3 for foreign workers to legitimize their status. Saudi media...

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