Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

 

Tag Archives: WOMEN

Iranian security forces crack down on protest marking women’s day

:: Dozens of women gathered in front of the Iranian Ministry of Labor on Thursday, which coincided with Women’s Day, to call for more rights, while security forces closed roads around the ministry and deployed troops in the area, according

Iran arrests 29 women as headscarf protests intensify

:: Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979 intensify, Iranian media reported Friday. Those arrested were accused of public order

Saudi Crown Prince speaks on anti-corruption drive, Islam, women’s rights and ‘new Hitler’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called the Supreme Leader of Iran “the new Hitler of the Middle East”. In an interview with the New York Times published on Thursday, Mohammed bin Salman, who is also Saudi

The defeat of ISIS may not correspond to victory for women

Hazem Saghieh

By : Hazem Saghieh :: It is assumed that women are the worst victims of ISIS — its savage acts, its virulent ideology and its organized sexual slavery. Therefore, it is assumed that any defeat of the ISIS will invariably

One woman’s story of fighting breast cancer in Bangladesh

:: “It was very sudden. One day, I felt a different kind of pain on my breast.” Breast cancer survivor Dr. Akhtarunnessa Chowdhury, a retired professor who taught in Dhaka University’s zoology department, told her story of hope, triumph and

India may allow female Hajj pilgrims to travel without male guardian

:: Indian women over the age of 45 and traveling in groups of four will be able to go for the Hajj pilgrimage without a male guardian next year, if the government adopts proposed reforms. Women meeting these criteria will

Ministry says legal driving age for women in Saudi Arabia is 18 years

:: Major General Mansour al-Turki, the spokesperson of the Saudi interior ministry, has said that the legal driving age of women in the country is 18 years. “The royal decree is clear in terms of implementing traffic laws on men

Saudi Attorney General orders arrest of man threatening women in a video

:: Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah ordered arresting a man who threatened in a video to launch an attack on women. An official source at the Public Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that it would

Senior cleric says women driving does not contradict Quran, Sunnah

:: Member of the Senior Scholars’ Council, Abdullah bin Abdlemohsen al-Turki, has said that decision taken to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia does not contradict with the country’s constitution which is the Qur’an and the Sunnah. He added

Minister of Culture: Historic decree to allow women to drive was welcomed by everyone

:: The Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Dr Awwad bin Saleh al-Awwad praised King Salman Bin Abdelaziz’s decree granting women driving licenses calling it a historic one. He added in a statement that women can now take their proper

Saudi cleric suspended for making controversial remarks about women

:: A Saudi cleric has been suspended after he made derogatory remarks about women in a public lecture. Sheikh Saad al-Hijri, member of the Asir province religious jurisprudence committee, said during a lecture in the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

:: A trio of former Google employees on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing the technology giant of paying women less than men for the same work. The lawsuit filed in a San Francisco state court on behalf of the three

Women; more than just statistics

Harun Yahya

By : Harun Yahya :: There are 7.5 billion people living on earth and women constitute more than the half of that number. This is not a mere statistical number. They are our loved ones; mothers, sisters and wives. The

Saudi woman stands on the stages of the theatres of Europe

Maisah Sobaihi

:: Maisah Sobaihi is the first Academic Saudi woman to perform in the countries of the European Union, where she has staged social and cultural one woman shows. The one man/woman show is a theatrical genre in which only one

India needs more jobs for women to boost growth: World Bank

:: India must reverse a trend of falling women’s participation in the job market if it is to achieve its ambition of double-digit growth, the World Bank said on Monday. India is the world’s fastest growing major economy, but has

Electing Kingdom to UN commission good for Saudi women

Maha Akeel

By : Maha Akeel :: Western human rights groups have harshly criticized the election of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women. They point to the male guardian system that controls women’s lives, gender segregation in

A man’s world

Nawar Fakhry Ezzi

By : Nawar Fakhry Ezzi :: “How are the boys?” is a question that I am asked in Arabic all the time even though I am a proud mother of girls! Arabic like many other languages is a “gendered” language

The contribution of female Muslim scholars in Islamic history

Suhaila Zain Al-Abideen

By : Suhaila Zain Al-Abideen :: Some Muslim historians, both old and modern, have tried to hide the contributions of Muslim women to the scientific and non-scientific advancement of Muslim societies throughout Islamic history. Such historians wanted the public to

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