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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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From New Saudi Arabia to New Pakistan

My colleague blogger and fellow journalist Sabena Saddiqi wrote this post exclusively for Saudi Times on the occasion of the visit of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman to Pakistan this week. She comments and analyses the visit from a Pakistani perspective. --- Arriving...

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

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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 passport without...

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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...

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