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Saudi Arabia Begins Implementing End To Travel Restrictions For Woman

Added: 21.08.2019 1:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, the state news agency SPA reported Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decrees approving the changes, Middle East Memo reported. Riyadh has long faced international criticism over the status of Saudi women. Rights groups say women are often treated as second-class citizens under rules requiring them to get the consent of a male guardian for important decisions throughout their entire lives, regardless of age, according to Reuters. The authorities have steadily chipped away at those restrictions in recent years, including ending a ban on women driving cars last year. A...

Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency

Added: 20.08.2019 17:26 | 2 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decrees approving the changes.


News: Ruge appointed general manager at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

Added: 20.08.2019 16:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Having worked in Germany, New York, Poland, Egypt, China, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Ruge brings more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry to his new position.


Climate change could rain on Saudi Aramco's IPO parade

Added: 20.08.2019 7:14 | 2 views | 0 comments

By Clara Denina , Sinead Cruise, Rania El Gamal and Simon Jessop


UPDATE: Sudan's Bashir Received Millions From Saudi Royals

Added: 19.08.2019 17:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

The former President of Sudan received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, according to testimony from a police investigator on Monday at the start of the trial against Omar al-Bashir, according to BBC News. Al-Bashir is charged with illicit possession of foreign currency and accepting gifts in an unofficial manner. He already admitted to receiving more than $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, according to Brigadier General Ahmed Ali, who noted nearly seven million euros was found at his residence. "The accused told us that the money was part of a sum of $25 million sent to him by Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be used outside of the state budget," Ali said. The police said al-Bashir...

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears

Added: 19.08.2019 15:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see.

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Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves

Added: 18.08.2019 12:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

Before Yemen's war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region.


US mother ruled too Western by Saudi court will appeal

Added: 18.08.2019 3:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

Last month, an American mother named Bethany Vierra lost custody of her young daughter Zaina, on the grounds that she was too Western to raise the child well. Now her own parents worry that they will lose both grand-daughter and daughter, as the window to appeal closes in Saudi Arabia.

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Yemeni separatists quit some Aden posts; Houthis attack Saudi oil plant

Added: 17.08.2019 18:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

Southern Yemeni separatists withdrew on Saturday from some government buildings in Aden that they seized last week but held on to military camps that give them control over the southern port, interim seat of Yemen's ousted Saudi-backed government.


Court blocks inquiry into Independent and Standard's links to Saudi Arabia

Added: 17.08.2019 17:35 | 3 views | 0 comments

Evgeny Lebedev-controlled titles successfully argue that government is too late to investigate 2018 deal A mysterious investment in the Evening Standard and Independent will not be investigated on competition grounds after a court ruled that the government had missed a deadline to intervene, despite...

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