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Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging

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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This Ramadan was different

This Ramadan was different

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this year Ramadan in the Saudi Arabia and the entire Muslim world will not be the same. On 10 April, the government in Saudi Arabia announced it what it considers the last in a series of restrictions which it has imposed on the nation to...

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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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Al Juffali: First female Saudi racing driver

Al Juffali: First female Saudi racing driver

At the age of 27, Reema Al Juffali drove her first official race in Riyadh this month. The event was organized by the Saudi International Automobile Federation. This is her second car racing appearance this year; her first was international appearance was at F4...

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Saudi artist on BBC top 100 Women List

Saudi artist 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....

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