December 3, 2009

Saudi Clerics voice opposition to coeducation at KAUST

Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman sits on the board of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology […]
October 5, 2009

Saudi university critic loses job

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has sacked a senior cleric who criticised a new science and technology university […]
August 26, 2009

Child bride turned over to 80-year-old husband

In Saudi-Arabia, a 10-year-old bride was returned last Sunday to her 80-year-old husband by her father who discovered […]
July 11, 2009

Saudi woman activist demands right to travel

Saudi feminist Wajeha al-Huwaider has been prevented from leaving the country: defiant, she says that “I keep telling […]
July 11, 2009

Saudi religious police blamed in “honor” killing of sisters

A Saudi women’s group on Friday blamed the country’s religious police in the “honor” killing of two sisters […]
June 8, 2009

Saudi woman minister needs permission to be on TV

Saudi Arabia’s first woman cabinet minister cannot appear on television without permission, a newspaper quoted her as saying […]
May 12, 2009

Debate in Saudi Arabia over Women in Media

In a recently issued communique, 35 Saudi clerics called on the country’s newly appointed culture and information minister, […]
May 10, 2009

Saudi Judge’s Ruling Sparks Controversy

Husbands are allowed to slap their wives if they spend lavishly, a Saudi judge said recently during a […]
April 30, 2009

Saudi official grants girl, 8, divorce

Faisal bin Bandar, prince of Saudi Arabia’s Qassim Province, has granted an 8-year-old girl a divorce from her […]
April 26, 2009

British airline company told stewardess to wear Muslim robe

A British air stewardess was fired for refusing to fly to Saudi Arabia after she was ordered to […]
April 15, 2009

Saudis ‘to regulate’ child brides

Saudi Arabia says it plans to start regulating the marriage of young girls, amid controversy over a union […]