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Monday, September 28, 2020

Saudi to allow women to drive, say informed sources

A number of Shoura Council members are making preparations to come up with a solid recommendation to enable women to drive, according to informed...

Traffic fines have become a nightmare

By Abdo Khal OkazPEOPLE these days have nothing else to discuss but the heavy traffic fines suffocating a large number of them. The dreams have...

Girl student takes the wheel to save driver

Al-Ghazzalah branch of Hail University on Tuesday honored a group of girl students who saved the life of the driver of their bus with...

Saudi’s building a Las Vegas sized entertainment city near Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build an entertainment city almost as big as Las Vegas in the capital of Riyadh. The 334 square...

Only Saudis will be allowed to be dentists

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced it will stop hiring foreign dentists so as to provide job opportunities for Saudis.There are 26 dental colleges in...

Saudi to get rid of expats by 2020

"The complete nationalization of government jobs is an important objective of the National Transformation Program 2020 and the Kingdom’s Vision 2030" said Deputy Minister...

Saudi women are a captive market for Uber and Careem

NASHMIAH Alenzy, a doctor in Saudi Arabia’s conservative Qassim region, uses ride-hailing apps at least two or three times a week, and sometimes every...

Trump “goes soft” on Saudi

President Donald Trump has said that Saudi Arabia “blew up the World Trade Center” and wants “women as slaves and to kill gays.” He...

“If allowed to drive, women will come home late and drunk”,...

The preacher Abu Zaqm (picture) claimed that Europe and the US started applying new laws to isolate women from men amid complaints about the...

Iran threatens to leave ‘only Mecca and Medina’ untouched if Saudi...

Iran will hit back at most of Saudi Arabia with the exception of Islam's holiest places if the kingdom does anything "ignorant", Tehran's defense...

Saudi deflation continues for third consecutive month

Deflation in Saudi Arabia continued for the third consecutive month and reached 0.4 percent, up from 0.1 percent in February, said a Jadwa Investment...

The Saudi mentality

When you drive around the roads of Bahrain, and you see cars screeching past with total disregard for road safety, one thought springs to...

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...
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