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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Saudi Arabia and Gender Equality

Saudi Arabia and Gender Equality

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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Food Waste in Saudi Arabia 

Food Waste in Saudi Arabia 

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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Less segregation, hype remains high

Less segregation, hype remains high

This month, the Saudi government has canceled the rule for the segregation of single men and women in restaurants. For many years it was claimed that the rule was in place to protect women, which recently sparked a fierce discussion on social media - like many such...

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Saudi women can divorce

Saudi women can divorce

A member of the Saudi Scholars’ Council Sheikh Abdullah Al Manea, has issued a Fatwa confirming that women may stipulate as a condition in their marriage contracts that they have the power to divorce their husbands. Al Manea said that, if the woman stipulates the...

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