|Map of the territory and area covered by present-day Saudi Arabia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Unemployment in Saudi Arabia has reportedly risen to 12%, putting pressure on the government to resolve the job shortage. With work visas no longer valid, hundreds of thousands of foreign workers have departed Saudi Arabia in the last seven months. Thousands more have been arrested since the amnesty period expired on Nov. 4. - Atlanta Black Star
Frustration grows over Saudi deportations illegal immigrants
More than 23,000 Ethiopian workers have surrendered to Saudi authorities. It follows a crackdown on illegal immigrants in the kingdom.
Thousands more migrant workers are waiting to be deported while others have taken to the streets in anger. Three people, including a Saudi national, were killed in clashes on Saturday.
As Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid explains, violence continues in many areas as frustration grows.