Al Dowayan Saudi arts on BBC top 100 women list

Al Dowayan Saudi arts on BBC top 100 women list

This month, the BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. These are women who drive change on behalf of women everywhere. This year’s list included Manal Al Dowayan, a Saudi photographer and artist from Dhahran....
Al-Mansour’s movie sent to the Oscar – 2nd try

Al-Mansour’s movie sent to the Oscar – 2nd try

Al-Mansour This month, Saudi Arabia nominated the movie The Perfect Candidate as best foreign language film for the Oscars. This is not the first nomination for the director and script-writer Haifaa Al Mansour, whose movie Wajda was nominated in 2012. In January 2019,...
Driving was a dream. This is freedom.

Driving was a dream. This is freedom.

Passport for Saudi Women: The Saudi Arabian government announced this week on many different sites; AlArabiya TV news, “Akhbar AlSaudia“ portal, online newspaper “Sabq” and others that it has changed its laws and regulations to allow women to obtain...
Relaxation in Guardianship Rule

Relaxation in Guardianship Rule

Read here: Saudi Arabia weighs loosening more controls on women: https://www.economist.com/middle-east-and-africa/2019/07/18/saudi-arabia-weighs-loosening-more-controls-on-women  Things take their time in Saudi Arabia to change or develop. It’s called doing The Saudi...

Dare to be different

Babak Chehrazi, an Iranian businessman who wants to do business in Saudi Obviously, Dubai is not enough. At least, this applies to Babak (Bobby) Chernazidi who runs a clothes store in Dubai Design District, Closet. His shop is for those dare to be different....