Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Council of the Judiciary has announced that judicial flogging will be replaced as a punishment by fines or imprisonment. This is part of Saudi Arabia’s human rights reforms. While flogging is one of the punishments recognized by Islamic Law,...
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Saudi education for the 21Century

Saudi education for the 21Century

In Saudi, students will progress to the next year without completing the 2 nd semester. Except for private schools who can make a choice and unlike other GCC countries. In this crisis it seems like there is no 💯 universal solution. #SaudiTimes #Education...

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Saudi women football league all set

Saudi women football league all set

British Broadcasting Cooperation BBC and Cable News Network CNN reported this week that the Saudi government launched a football league for women widening sports activities for women in the country. With the establishment of the Sports Ministry recently, among 2 other...

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Online shopping big In Saudi

Online shopping big In Saudi

Saudis have been enjoying the benefits of the Internet since it was made available in the Kingdom in the late 1990s. As elsewhere in the world, Saudis now make a large part of their purchases online, perhaps even more enthusiastically than most. Online banking was one...

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The “weaker sex” just got stronger

The “weaker sex” just got stronger

I came across this link thinking that five years ago one could not have imagined such steps coming true. Hopefully, these and other planned reforms will allow young and old female talents to grow and find their chances on a level playing field. Read more: Saudi Arabia...

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Shameful waste

Shameful waste

This week the Saudi minister for Municipalities Affairs and Urban in Charge, Majid Al Qasabi, issued a decree. This decree ordered all event managers and restaurant owners to register with charities so the food doesn't go to waste.  This step was introduced to utilize...

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The white Saudi Arabia

The white Saudi Arabia

The pictures above show the Dahr mountain in north of Saudi Arabia. Most parts in this area, which includes Hail and Al Jouf, are covered by snow in winter. Most of the central and northern parts of Saudi Arabia go through harsh, cold winters. Most people living...

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