Tuesday, November 20, 2018

People & Culture

Egyptian women challenge “Saudi patriarchy” after model arrest

An Egyptian feminist group challenged Saudi Arabia's "patriarchal" authorities in Cairo on Sunday, by standing outside the kingdom’s embassy while wearing short skirts, just days after...

The Diamond Fish!

As I walked into the Diamond Fish, it took me sometime convince myself that I did walk into a seafood restaurant. There was no...

Bauza to lead Saudi Arabia at World Cup

Argentinian head coach Edgardo Bauza has replaced Bert van Marwijk as head coach of Saudi Arabia just nine days after the country sealed qualification...

Once Shunned as ‘Drivers,’ Saudi Women Who Fought Ban Now Celebrate

They were arrested, suspended from jobs, shunned by relatives and denounced by clerics as loose women out to destroy society. Their offense? They did...

Lebanese pop star threatened by Egyptian authorities for wearing mini-shorts

A Lebanese pop star has been reprimanded by Egyptian authorities after wearing a pair of shorts on stage. Haifa Wehbe, 41, says she was 'called for interrogation'...

Saudi Arabia gates of hell: new images reveal secrets of ancient...

Images taken from a helicopter flying at low altitude have shown in never-before-seen detail the mysterious neolithic structures dubbed the Saudi Arabian "Gates of Hell" and...

Egyptian lawyer jailed for saying women in ripped jeans should be...

An Egyptian lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison for saying that women who wear ripped jeans should be raped in punishment. Nabih...

Formula 1 ‘grid girls’ banned

Formula One’s ‘grid girls’ have been banned from the 2018 season.These sexy young women — who have traditionally been a fixture of the racing...

‘Dead’ sponsor sends end-of-service benefits to domestic aide who left KSA...

RIYADH: In a rare humanitarian gesture, a “deceased” Saudi sponsor sent end-of-service benefits to his domestic aide who left the Kingdom 22 years ago. The...

Gulf Insider Guide – New York

Our new Travel & Lifestyle editor Christine Warren-White takes a big bite out of the Big AppleI’ll get right to the heart of it,...
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