A Saudi man was arrested by the religious police on Wednesday after he was spotted walking in a major street in the capital Riyadh with a placard saying “Free Hugs.”
In Saudi Arabia, when it rains, it really pours. Really.
Twitter users have rallied around #SomeOneTellSaudiArabia as the kingdom launches a deadly crackdown on migrant workers from Ethiopia.
In many countries, the right to tweet is not inalienable, as outright bans, internet censorship, and media laws restrict what is legally fit to post.
Wonder why pineapple makes your mouth feel weird?
Saudi authorities have detained a columnist who supported ending Saudi Arabia’s ban on female driving.
While legal conditions are improving in Latin America, in the Middle East and Asia domestic workers face some of the worst abuses.
Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission said the beating flouted Islamic Sharia laws, Al Arabiya reported. WARNING: Disturbing content.
The women were protesting Saudi Arabia’s ban of female drivers.
“The reality is that the Saudi options are much more limited than anyone — including the Saudis — want to believe,” one analyst said.
On Oct. 26, thousands of Saudi women have said they will break their county’s ban on female drivers.
A surprise move by the Saudis.
Saudi Arabia’s religious police patrol streets and shopping malls to enforce Islamic conduct in the conservative kingdom, ensuring gender segregation and that women are “properly covered.” However, this woman was not going to take it.
In Saudi Arabia, a father cannot be executed for murdering his child.
Cleric claims that “scientific research” backs his claim that women shouldn’t drive. Saudi women, not so sure.
Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that bans women from driving. BuzzFeed’s Sheera Frenkel reported this week that activists are launching a new campaign to lift the ban.
How many melons can *you* smash open with your forehead?
“I feel it is not the time to complain and make a sad film, it is the time to empower people, to give hope…” The female Saudi film director speaks to BuzzFeed.
Previously, domestic abuse against women and children were seen as private matters.
Khaled Mohsen Shaeri hasn’t left his home in two years. He was transported to receive medical treatment.
Maybe he was just trying to get a better reception.
25-year-old Raha Moharrak was first Saudi woman to climb the world’s tallest peak.
The investigation into allegations of human trafficking at the home of a Saudi diplomat has not yielded enough information to press charges yet. It remains unclear whether the person being investigated has diplomatic immunity.
The government is investigating possible human trafficking at a Saudi diplomatic compound.
An unusual byline on a controversial story.
Omar Borkan Al Gala was kicked out of Saudi Arabia because the government was afraid women wouldn’t be able to control themselves around him.
ICE has a Saudi in custody but it is not the former Boston bombing “person of interest” that Glenn Beck is talking about.
Wojdan Shaherkhani didn’t win her judo match today against Puerto Rico’s Melissa Mojica. But she still made history as the first woman to compete in the Olympics for Saudi Arabia. Below, a rundown of her brief but boundary-breaking fight.