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How tech is revolutionizing breast cancer diagnosis and treatment in Saudi Arabia

Arab News 06 Oct 2022
Technological advancements in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer are radically improving the chances of survival, recovery, and quality of life for women in Saudi Arabia, according to health experts ... Women diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide in 2020 ... Riyadh’s Kingdom Centre skyscraper is lit pink every October.

Saudi Arabia: 1st batch of Yogasana referees graduate in Riyadh

The Siasat Daily 01 Oct 2022
Riyadh. Saudi Yoga Committee (SYC) on Friday announced the graduation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s first batch of Yogasana referees at a Yogasana sports event in Riyadh ... Head of the Saudi Yoga Committee, Nouf Almarwaai, expressed her happiness at the graduation of the first batch in Riyadh, especially since most of the graduates are women.

New chapter for women’s football in Saudi Arabia as national team conclude first ever matches ...

Arab News 30 Sep 2022
RIYADH. Following their launch last year, Saudi Arabia’s Women’s National Team has completed a historic week after taking on Asian counterparts Bhutan in their debut matches on home soil ... Reflecting on the past week, SAFF Women’s Football Department Supervisor and board member, Lamia Bahaian, said.

3001 Arabian Nights

The Algemeiner 28 Sep 2022
Today, it’s common to see women behind the wheel—stuck in Riyadh traffic alongside men but, also like men, on their way to work. On The Boulevard—an outdoor mall in Riyadh featuring elegant restaurants, high-end stores, fitness centers, hotels, fountains and sculptures—veiled and ...

Saudi women’s football team plays first international game at home

The Siasat Daily 26 Sep 2022
Riyadh. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s women’s national football team made history on Saturday after playing their first-ever international fixture on home soil ... Ramla Ali wins 1st professional women’s boxing match in 1 min ... Women will drive Haramain train by the end of 2022.

Community of Adidas Runners bids to empower Riyadh women

Arab News 25 Sep 2022
RIYADH. As the sounds of Fajr (early morning) prayers are heard in Riyadh, the sun still submissive to the night sky, you will find a group of women around Wadi Hanifa every Wednesday, pounding a path for anywhere between 4 and 8 km ... 22 and free to all women in Riyadh ... We women are unstoppable when we run together.”.

Google Cloud partners with Saudi Aramco to launch a new data center in the Kingdom: ...

Arab News 25 Sep 2022
RIYADH ... • It has also partnered with SDAIA to launch a new initiative called Elevate, which aims to empower women globally to pursue careers in AI and machine learning ... The initiative launched during the Global AI Summit held in Riyadh will train more than 25,000 women over the next five years.

What it's like to visit Saudi Arabia now

Henry Herald 25 Sep 2022
We've all heard about how women must be fully covered and veiled, no mixing of the sexes and a religious police force that is draconian and uncompromising ... A dentist by training, Alsanea is also the author of "Girls of Riyadh," a fictional tale of four women and their complicated love lives which has been dubbed the Saudi "Sex and the City.".

American woman trapped in Saudi Arabia over custody battle shares ordeal

Hindustan Times 25 Sep 2022
Three years later, Morris remains in the conservative desert kingdom, trapped in a prolonged and painful ordeal highlighting the power her ex-husband -- and men like him -- continue to wield over women under guardianship laws ... "There are countless women and children trapped in similarly degrading conditions in Saudi Arabia," she added.

Saudi Cabinet commends initiatives to enhance international cooperation

Arab News 21 Sep 2022
JEDDAH ... The Cabinet welcomed the establishment of the Digital Cooperation Organization’s headquarters in Riyadh, and expressed the Kingdom’s readiness to support all initiatives in this area, and to support innovation, youth, women and entrepreneurs, as well as promote investment in the digital economy in line with national plans ... ....

Saudi Arabia: Women will drive Haramain train by the end of 2022

The Siasat Daily 18 Sep 2022
Riyadh. The women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will drive the train at the end of 2022, according to a Saudi rail official. The Saudi women leaders are currently being trained and qualified to drive the train, in theory and in practice, under the direct supervision and follow-up of the Saudi Railway Technical Institute (Sirb).

Saudi FA launches Women’s Premier League, Division One

Arab News 16 Sep 2022
RIYADH. The Saudi Football Association launched on Thursday the first edition of the Saudi Women’s Premier League, with the participation of 8 teams. The teams participating are Al-Nasr (previously the Kingdom’s women’s team), Al-Hilal (previously Al-Tahadi women’s team), Al-Yamama, Nessor Jeddah, Shoalat Al-Shargia, Al-Aseffa, Sama w Maras.

Saudi Arabia is equating free online expression with terrorism

X Index 15 Sep 2022
The General Court in Riyadh ... Women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is another who has passed through the SCC system ... Her case was transferred from the Criminal Court in Riyadh to the SCC in 2020 and she was charged with sharing information about women’s rights in Saudi Arabia with journalists and human rights activists abroad.

Lee Starks’ unlikely boxing journey from teenage troubles to Saudi royal backing

Arab News 14 Sep 2022
He has been coaching for over 20 years, first in his native US, then in Dubai and now in Riyadh, where his new boxing gym, TKO Fighters, will open this month ... As a champion for women’s interests, Starks’ wife encouraged him to take on a couple of female boxers in Riyadh, who were looking for a coach.

Saudi female lifeguard on mission to cut drowning incidents in KSA

Arab News 13 Sep 2022
With the backing of the Saudi Life Saving Federation, she assists in preparing women for life-saving courses being conducted throughout the Kingdom including in Riyadh, Dammam, and Tabuk ... With the backing of the Saudi Life Saving Federation, she assists in preparing women for ...

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