Friday, September 21, 2018

Health & Education

Can an app help Saudi women know their rights?

Thousands of Saudi women are turning to an app to figure out how they can get the law on their side in the deeply...

Saudi Shura “tightens screws” on early marriages

Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council has recommended four conditions to allow the marriage of girls aged between 15 and 18. The 150-member advisory body added for...

The Hajj in Saudi Arabia is at risk of cholera

Though the Saudi-led coalition may have wanted to keep its war in Yemen at arm’s length, the cholera epidemic — a “direct consequence” of...

Saudis to allow girls to play sports in public schools

Saudi Arabia's Education Ministry says it will introduce physical education classes for girls in public schools next year, a decision that comes after years...

You’re doing your weekend wrong

Just because you didn’t work last weekend doesn’t mean you had a good weekend.A weekend without email might seem like a victory - and...

Palm sized baby (only 580g) born in the UAE

An extremely preterm male baby no bigger than the palm of a hand and weighing only 580 grammes was recently born at Medeor 24x7...

Gulf women ranked as dangerously unhealthy – 98.1% of Saudi women...

Researchers have described the high prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases among women in the GCC as a “ticking time bomb” that is reaching “alarming levels.”A...

Parents in the UAE pay more than global average for education

UAE parents – including locals and expatriates – say that they pay on average US$99,378 to educate their children from kindergarten through the first...

Iran: Twice as many drug addicts since 2011

The number of drug addicts in Iran has more than doubled in six years, with opium the country's most popular narcotic, local media reported...

5 techniques to change your life!

It’s hard to keep everything organized and tidy. And maybe you don’t want to have an organized life. But moving forward will require far...
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