Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women finally get behind wheels of luxury cars

Saudi women are making the most of their newfound right to drive, testing out some of the world’s most exotic vehicles at a recent...

Opinion: Expatriate fee in Saudi Arabia comes at a cost

According to some Saudi economists, the expat dependents fee is a vital means to solve the issue of unemployment in the country. The fees...

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...

When Saudi women marry foreigners

Image copyrightFAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP "This is how racism falls". These are the words of a Saudi man who attended the wedding of his relative, a Saudi...

Why allowing women to drive has damaged Uber in Saudi Arabia

Image copyrightTWITTER/ALJOO_OImage caption"The prevention of women from driving is no more a social matter, but it is now an economic benefit of the government....

Female driving ban: Why did this selfie enrage some Saudis?

However, other women revealed that the royal decree had caused debate within their own families. A tweeter named Julnar wrote: "I will let my son...

Saudi Arabia under King Salman

King Salman has overseen some important changes in Saudi Arabia since he inherited the throne from his elderly half-brother King Abdullah nearly three years...

Saudi Arabia foils ISIS suicide plot in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia said it had foiled a plot by an ISIL cell in Riyadh, who planned to launch a suicide attack on the country’s...

Inside the Saudi King’s 1,500-Person Entourage in Moscow

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrives at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport on Oct. 4, 2017.Photographer: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty ImagesSaudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz brought 1,500...

Allowing Saudi women to drive will save SR20bn: Official

Abdullah Ahmed Al-Moghlooth, a member of the Saudi Economic Association (SEA), praised King Salman’s decision to allow women to drive, saying he believes this...

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