Saudi women can now issue fatwas - ClickLancashire

It was also driven by a desire to push up oil prices to maximise the valuation of Saudi Aramco ahead of the listing, said the sources who declined to be named as the information is confidential. The female muftis are to be chosen by a royal decree, the ...

Saudi companies and families plan to hire expat female drivers - Arab News

RIYADH: Car rental companies, businesses and Saudi families are looking to hire female drivers from overseas in the wake of King Salman's decree last week allowing women to drive. “The hiring of women expatriate drivers, if the regulatory provisions of ...

Saudi marriage contracts may have new clause permitting women to own and drive cars - Saudi Gazette

RIYADH – Marriage contracts in Saudi Arabia are expected to see an additional clause included after women in the Kingdom were granted the right to drive. The section including conditions set by Saudi wives usually included three clauses. Among the most ...

The crucial first step to liberation - The Manila Times

Met with euphoric cheers after initial unbelief around the world this week was the move by the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia to break from an oppressive tradition of the past and finally allowing its women to drive. Tuesday's announcement ...

US School Partners With Saudi Security College - Truthdig

The University of New Hampshire's Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. (Wikimedia Commons). In America, college students are just arriving on their campuses—some for the first time—ready to start the new academic year.

DHL Express Saudi blood drive a success - Saudi Gazette

DHL Express Saudi Arabia announced that its two-day blood drive in the Kingdom's Eastern Province was rewarding. Blood donations were made at the company's Eastern Province Country Office. The region's DHL Express employees were encouraged to ...

Keeping Up With The Kardashians Is Easier Than Keeping Up With A Modernizing Saudi Arabia - Forbes

A Saudi woman drives her car along a street in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah, on September 27, 2017. Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from next June, state media said on September 26, 2017 in a historic decision that makes the Gulf kingdom the ...

Saudi authorities issue arrest warrant for Twitter user over women's driving threat - Globalnews.ca

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor issued an arrest warrant on Saturday for a Twitter user who called for anyone who supports women driving to be killed, days after a royal decree ended a long-time ban on women taking the wheel. The Twitter user ...

King Salman's new Saudi Arabia - ExpressNewsline

The move is a big opportunity for auto makers to tailor cars specifically for Saudi women and families. To be sure, giving women the ability to drive will likely give many more women access to the workforce and economic independence, which ...