• DUBAI
  • JEDDAH
  • ATHENS
  • FRANKFURT

Search For

Social Media

Recent Posts

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more

Stories

About Saudi Times

This blog gives insights on challenges Saudi society faces, reflecting the people’s mindset. It attempts to close gaps of understanding.

Faces

Haifaa Al-Mansour in second Oscars race

Haifaa Al-Mansour in second Oscars race

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,...

read more
The new way of celebrating National Day

The new way of celebrating National Day

Saudi Arabia celebrated its 89th National Day on 23rd September 2019. In 1902, King Abdulaziz came with an army of only 60 men from his exile in Kuwait, and over the next 18 months unified the six regions of the area which is known today as Kingdom of Saudi Arabia....

read more