February 5, 2011

Turkish woman recounts difficult life in Saudi Arabia with book

The difficulties of living as a woman in Saudi Arabia are the subject of a new book by […]
November 28, 2010

Saudi women sue male guardians who stop marriage

In a bid to gain more individual freedom, a number of Saudi women have sued male guardians who […]
October 25, 2010

Saudi school girls warned against wearing ‘tight clothes’

Saudi Arabia has warned its school girls against wearing tight clothes on the grounds they are against school […]
August 2, 2010

US Saudi relations

“It is almost ludicrous that with our own secretary of State being a woman, the rights of women […]
July 15, 2010

Saudi academic: Women journalists “soldiers of satan”

Saudi professor of religion at the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh has sparked the ire […]
June 28, 2010

Saudi Arabia Moves to Regulate Child Marriages

While Saudi-Arabia’s government is believed to support curbing the practice of child marriages, King Abdullah’s regime has yet […]
June 22, 2010

Saudi Arabia convicts 15 men, women for mingling at party

Judicial officials say a Saudi court has convicted four women and 11 men for mingling at a party […]
June 19, 2010

Saudi Women vow to breastfeed their drivers

Saudi women plan to turn a controversial fatwa (religious ruling) to their advantage and launch a campaign to […]
June 14, 2010

Barcelona to ban burqa in municipal buildings

Barcelona is to become the first major Spanish city to bar the use of face-covering Islamic veils in […]
June 10, 2010

Saudi Convicts Man for Kissing Woman in Mall

A Saudi court convicted a man and sentenced him to four months in prison and 90 lashes for […]
June 1, 2010

Saudi Youths in Trouble Over MTV Reality Show

Saudi Arabia’s religious police are trying to bring to court three Saudi youths for challenging the kingdom’s austere […]
May 26, 2010

Saudi Princess to Religious Police: Loosen Your Grip on the Population and Fight Government Corruption

In her column in the government daily Al-Madina, Saudi Princess Basma bint Saud attacked the Saudi religious police, […]
May 18, 2010

Saudi woman beats up religious police officer who stopped her for walking with a man

When a Saudi religious policeman questioned a young couple walking together in an amusement park he got a […]
May 17, 2010

Saudi editor Jamal Khashoggi resigns from of al-Watan

A leading Saudi Arabian journalist has resigned from his post as editor-in-chief of one of the country’s more […]
May 2, 2010

Runaway Saudi Women and Girls on the Rise

The number of young Saudi women running away from their homes is on the rise, a local aid […]
April 22, 2010

Saudi Arabia to introduce minimum marriage age after 11-year-old wins divorce

Saudi Arabia could introduce a minimum age of marriage for the first time after a girl who married […]
April 11, 2010

British girl of 10 kept in Saudi hell hole for 11 years by her dad

A British girl kept in Saudi Arabia by her father has succeeded in reuniting with her British mother: […]
March 23, 2010

Veiled Saudi poet rises to stardom after bashing clerics

A Saudi housewife’s bold poems which blast “evil” extremist fatwas by Muslim clerics have earned her death threats […]
January 21, 2010

Saudi girl, 13, sentenced to 90 lashes after she took a mobile phone to school

A 13-year-old Saudi schoolgirl is to be given 90 lashes in front of her classmates after she was […]
January 20, 2010

‘Illegal’ Saudi women’s gym shut: media

Health authorities in Jeddah have shut down an “illegal” women’s fitness centre attached to a hospital, closing one […]