By Stella Dawson
WASHINGTON,Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saudi Arabia tops the list of countries for laws that limit women’s economic potential,while South Asia,the Middle East and North Africa have made the least progress over the last 50 years in improving women’s economic opportunities,a report issued on Tuesday says.
. . . →Read More:Women in Saudi Arabia still suppressed
By Humayon Dar
Overseas students,also known as international students,contribute immensely to many western economies,which have an open access policy to their higher education. It is estimated that overseas students bring about £5 billion annually to the UK in terms of tuition fees and living expenses.
. . . →Read More:International students provide revenue,diverse skills and cultural exchange
Saudi Arabia –Women in Saudi Arabia will not need a male guardian’s approval to run or vote in municipal elections in 2015,when women will also run for office for the first time,a Saudi official said on Wednesday.
. . . →Read More:Women no longer need male guardian’s approval to contest or vote in election:Saudi Arabia
If Pakistan is an Ally,Why Are We Trying to Break Up Their Country?
After ten years of fighting unwinnable wars in Afghanistan and Iraq,many Americans recognize that the wars in the Middle East are really about oil and natural gas,rather than terrorism. Bush’s decision to invade Afghanistan (instead of Saudi Arabia – . . . →Read More:Breaking Apart an Ally?
The chairman of Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization has censured Saudi Arabia for the execution of an Indonesian maid over killing her employer.
Head of Nahdlatul Ulema Said Aqil Siradj condemned Saudi Arabia for beheading Ruyati binti Sapubi,saying that the Saudis are still living in the era of ignorance,IRNA reported Wednesday.
. . . →Read More:Indonesia group raps Saudi beheading of a Woman
You invade Bahrain. We take out Muammar Gaddafi in Libya. This,in short,is the essence of a deal struck between the Barack Obama administration and the House of Saud. Two diplomatic sources at the United Nations independently confirmed that Washington,via Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,gave the go-ahead for Saudi Arabia to invade . . . →Read More:EXPOSED:The US-Saudi Libya deal
Two Frenchmen were arrested today in Mecca,Saudi Arabia for wearing berets in a local park. The repressive religious Saudi regime recently introduced laws which forbid public displays of Frenchness.
As well as the beret ban,it is also illegal to wear a stripey vest or a string of onions around one’s neck,or to . . . →Read More:Saudi Arabia introduces beret ban