Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

:: Iran will not wage war against any nation, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the More »

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

:: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as he denounced US pressure on Iran and called on More »

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

:: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. The reception began with the recitation of verses More »

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has urged all government agencies to adopt the term “persons with disabilities” in all official communications and media statements. The directive came after a recommendation by the More »

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

:: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in a speech Tuesday that his country’s relations with other Arab nations do not change according to the “whims and positions” of some political forces, More »

 

Tag Archives: SAUDI WOMEN

Saudi female surgeon leads operation to remove rare liver tumor

:: A medical team of surgeons in Saudi Arabia, led by female Saudi surgeon Hanan Al-Ghamdi, have successfully removed a liver tumor weighing more than two kilograms. The complex surgery was conducted at a specialist hospital in Khobar, eastern Saudi

Saudi women with notarization license accept new work challenge

:: Saudi women are obtaining notarization licenses to work in private notary departments at the ministry of justice. “Since this is the first time women pursue and accept this profession, we are excited about this new challenge and willing to

Saudi Women on Drive – No turning back says Princess Reema

Princess Reema

:: Now that the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia has been lifted, there will be no turning back as the Kingdom moves forward to a more inclusive future, Princess Reema bint Bandar said in an interview with CNN’s

Saudi Public Prosecution is now hiring women investigators

:: The Saudi Public Prosecution has announced that it is hiring Saudi women as investigation officers. The application process will start on Sunday, February 11, and will continue until March 3, al-Madina Arabic newspaper reported. Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Mojeb

Project to employ 10,000 young men, women launched in Riyadh

:: Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar launched a project on Wednesday to provide 10,000 jobs for young men and women in the capital and give self-help loans totaling SR11 million ($2.9 million) to unemployed youths. Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman

Sarah Qassim – the Saudi women running 5-star hotels

Sarah Qassim

:: Saudi women are making their mark in the hospitality world with friendly smiles and welcoming phrases. Some of them have reached beyond that and are now leading the industry and running high-end properties. Sarah Qassim is the managing director

Female inspectors clamp down on commercial concealment

:: A team of female trade inspectors has carried out an inspection tour in various stores in the city to apprehend those involved in commercial cover-ups. The inspectors visited 75 womenswear establishments, 18 of which were shut down as a

This young Saudi woman offers to teach women to drive ‘for free’

:: Behind the steering wheel of her own car, the Saudi young woman, Noura al-Dosari, is driving around in the residential compound she lives in in the eastern city of Dhahran, as her daily routine. Dosari learned how to drive

Saudi women seize new business opportunities

Wafaa Al-Ashwali

:: With a 130 percent increase in the number of women employed by the private sector in Saudi Arabia over the past four years, the Kingdom’s workforce is undergoing a transformation aimed at ushering in a new economic era. When

Saudi drive to ‘moderate Islam’ welcomed at UN

Karima Bennoune

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s efforts to modernize Saudi Arabia by returning to “moderate Islam” has been welcomed by the UN official charged with promoting traditional rights around the world. Karima Bennoune, the UN’s special rapporteur in the field

Only Saudi Women will be entitled to run females’ supplies stores in the Kingdom

:: Only Saudi women will be entitled to run females’ clothing stores across all regions of Saudi Arabia, following implementation of the third phase of a government decision to feminize such outlets starting from Saturday. The third stage of feminization

Princess Reema to head sports federation in Saudi first

:: A princess has been named to head a Saudi multi-sports federation, in the latest of a string of such appointments in the Kingdom. An official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan

87,575 business licenses issued for Saudi women

:: The Ministry of Commerce and Investment issued 87,575 commercial registrations for women at the end of the Hijra year 1438. Licenses were issued throughout the Kingdom, with the highest number in Riyadh with 20,086, followed by Jeddah (13,826), Makkah

Saudi women with recognized states’ licenses to directly get license

:: The Saudi traffic spokesman, Colonel Tariq al-Rubaiean, announced a new privilege for Saudi women who wants to obtain driving licenses, if they met the criteria after applying the decision which would allow them to drive. On Sunday, Colonel Al-Rubaiean

38% of startups registered in 2016 are owned by Saudi women

Ghassan Al-Sulaiman.

:: Nearly 40 percent of startups launched in Saudi Arabia in 2016 are owned by women, “which highlights how the role of women in economic development has flourished,” said the Governor of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises

Another milestone on Saudi women’s road to empowerment

Maha Akeel

By : Maha Akeel :: The royal decree to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia is a historic decision that has been long in the waiting. Sept. 26, 2017, will be remembered as the day Saudi women’s right to

Women driving: A huge leap forward for Saudi Arabia

Faisal J. Abbas

By : Faisal J. Abbas :: The royal decree to finally allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia will definitely be remembered as a landmark, positive moment in the Kingdom’s history. This courageous decision will single-handedly end what was regarded

Director of Saud Islamic University: Decision to allow woman to drive ‘wise’

:: The director of the Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University and member of the Supreme Scholars’ Council, Dr. Sulaiman bin Abdullah Aba al-Khail, confirmed that the royal decree granting driving license for women in the kingdom was “wise, correct,

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