A man has died after setting himself on fire in Saudi Arabia's south-western region of Jizan, officials have said.
Reports in the Saudi media say the man, who was in his 60s, set himself on fire using a petroleum product in the town of Samitah, and died later in hospital.
There have been several acts of self-immolation in the Arab world, mimicking the suicide of a man in Tunisia which provoked the anti-government uprising.
A Mauritanian man who set himself on fire also died in hospital on Saturday. More...