Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Eyebrows raised as Saudi father names newborn after US first daughter

A Saudi citizen residing in the northern city of Arar has named his new baby Ivanka, after the daughter of the US president, Ivanka...

Saudi Arabia, US in talks of billions of arms sales

The US and Saudi Arabia have reportedly intensified negotiations over arms deals potentially worth tens of billions of dollars. The purported agreement looks to...

Saudi king orders that women no longer need a man’s permission...

Saudi Arabia to give women more control over their life choices by relaxing male guardian system is welcomed as another small step for women...

Saudi Arabia’s founder predicted Aramco’s worth 100 years ago

NEARLY 100 years have passed since Saudi Arabia’s founder King Abdul Aziz first urged citizens to start investing in oil-giant company Aramco.Text of the...

Saudi women no longer need guardians’ consent to receive services

Women are not required to obtain consent from their guardians for services provided to them, “unless there is a legal basis for this request...

Saudi students claim; “it’s okay to cheat in English exams”

A religious scholar in Saudi Arabia has rubbished claims by students that they could cheat in their English exams because it was not their...

Trump’s first foreign trip will be to Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed his first foreign trip as president will be to Saudi Arabia, followed by Israel and the Vatican. He will begin...
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Hundreds of burka-wearing women go crazy at clothes sale

Hundreds of women were filmed snatching clothes off racks in Saudi Arabia during a sale in early May.Footage taken in department store, shows a...

Angela Merkel arrives without headscarf in Saudi Arabia

King Salman and other top officials welcomed the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her arrival to the western city of Jeddah. Like other recent...

Saudi entertainment chief backtracks on comments, says he was ‘misunderstood’

Ahmed al-Khatib, the chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA), clarified his interview with Reuters regarding entertainment in the Saudi kingdom and said...
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