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OLD Saudi girl who was forced to marry an octogenarian has been granted a divorce after a local human rights group intervened, the watchdog says. Jizan" in southeast Saudi Arabia, the group's head Bandar al-Ayban said in a statement. Al-Hayat daily
Abdullah Al-Ghathami Sunday 14 October 2012 Last Update 14 October 2012 3:18 am THE word banned is a commonly used word in our present culture...For instance, in 2011 Book Fair, Saudi intellectuals were barred from participating at the last moment...
The official news agency Xinhua provided a sober assessment of the challenges facing the party, admitting China's need to adjus to a new economic reality.
Meanwhile, Hamas and Egypt have established a joint security committee to discuss the problem on the border between Egypt and Gaza. An Egyptian official told the paper that the Palestinian delegation handed the Egyptians information regarding those
Arab News Saturday 4 August 2012 Saudi students at Murray State University in Kentucky have received a license to establish an Islamic center where they can organize cultural and social programs along with observing religious rites. Saudi students
Prison guards managed to recapture a prisoner who was temporarily abducted by two gunmen in Beirut Thursday, security sources said. The prisoner, who was not identified, was under police escort en route to Al-Hayat Hospital from Rafik Hariri Hospital
Saudi Arabian starlets hoping the latest spin-off of the popular Got Talent franchise will launch their careers are likely to be disappointed, with both women and music strictly banned from proceedings. The oasis city of Buraydah in the conservative
A Saudi city known for its ultra-conservatism has created its own version of the "Arabs Got Talent" television reality show, but with no music and women banned from taking part. Instead, competitors will be permitted to perform religious chants,
Tunisia's first free elections have been won by an Islamist party whose leader is set to head the country's parliament. Now concerns are rife that women's rights will be eroded as the country is gripped in the vice of narrow Islamic traditions...The
Apr 27, 2012 00:46 There are more than 1.6 million unemployed Saudi women, a senior official from the Labor Ministry told a number of local dailies on Wednesday. Fahd bin Sulaiman Al-Tikhaifi, assistant secretary of the Ministry of Labor for