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My stories tell the story of every Saudi woman: Elham Dawsari

Arab News 09 Aug 2022
RIYADH ... What is this about spaces? About women? About gender?” she told Arab News ... Dawsari works to explore a pre-Internet Riyadh in the 1980s and 1990s through centering middle- and lower-class women, investigating how it influenced their behavior and how they were shaped by the spaces around them.

Golden glory

Gulf Daily News 09 Aug 2022
Gulf Weekly ... “I didn’t think I could continue in the competition, so to win is major.” ... He competed in a three-fighter bracket in the championship held in Riyadh, which featured 218 participants including men, women and children ... He also completes three days, on average, of strength and conditioning ... .

Saudi companies to export supply chain prowess to GCC countries

Arab News 07 Aug 2022
RIYADH ... The Riyadh-based Saudi Maintenance and Supply Chain Management Co ... The Riyadh-based Saudi Maintenance and Supply Chain Management Co ... In addition to Riyadh, SMSCMC operates in Dhahran, Taif and Tabuk with the same aircraft services ... Among these targets is having women in executive positions within five years.

In a first, 31 Saudi women to drive trains between Kingdom’s cities

The Siasat Daily 06 Aug 2022
Riyadh. A total of 31 Saudi women have completed their first phase of training to drive high-speed trains in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after passing the first stage of the theoretical training. Saudi women managed to pass the first training stage, which is a theoretical stage ... Job ad for 30 women train drivers gets 28,000 applicants.

Man arrested for blackmailing women in fake job offer scam

Arab News 04 Aug 2022
RIYADH. Saudi authorities arrested a man who attempted to blackmail several women after he lured them in with the prospects of job ...

The humanitarian act of Indian diplomat in Saudi Arabia

The Siasat Daily 04 Aug 2022
Memory lost Indian woman Bandala Annemma in Riyadh prior to her departure. The destitute woman handing over to the women, child welfare department upon her return home ... The embassy officials led by young diplomat MR Sajeev not only tried for safe repatriation of destitute women but also tried to contact the family in Andhra Pradesh.

Saudis hail Vision 2030 women’s workforce figures

Arab News 31 Jul 2022
RIYADH. Saudis have hailed workforce figures that reveal the growing role of women in the national economy as part of Vision 2030. Saudi women now comprise 33.6 percent of the Saudi workforce as of March 2022, according to the General Authority for Statistics ... Vision 2030 promotes Saudi women as an important part of the Kingdom’s strength.

Saudi Arabia appoints 3 women as assistants at two holy mosques

The Siasat Daily 30 Jul 2022
Riyadh. In order to empower women, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia government has appointed three women as assistants in the presidency of the two holy mosques— Makkah and Madinah, local media reported ... Fatma bin Zeid as an advisor and assistant president for women’s affairs at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.

Saudi teenage boxer knocks out stereotypes

Arab News 24 Jul 2022
RIYADH. This era is the most promising for Saudi women to be the face of boxing. The sport is becoming more well-known in the Kingdom, and more women are taking a leap of faith in pursuing their fighting passions. Saudi amateur boxer, Salma Fahad, is only 19, and she is ready to show the world the potential of Saudi women in boxing.

Meet Afreen Hyder, Kashmiri female taekwondo athlete aiming for Olympics

Beijing News 21 Jul 2022
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , July 21 (ANI). Afreen Hyder, an international Taekwondo player from Kashmir, wants to represent India in Olympics ... Hyder said that her Taekwondo journey started in school. "I never thought of pursuing it professionally ... I went to Iran and Riyadh for these. Women's championships were held in November last year in Riyadh.

Towards a sustainable tourism strategy

Gulf Daily News 20 Jul 2022
I had a lot of views; I discussed some of them at the session and I also posed a lot of questions ... Saudi Arabia, the main source of tourists arriving in Bahrain, has been experiencing a major openness since Saudi women were allowed to drive. This is besides the Riyadh activities and safaris in Alaa, the Assir mountain trips and others ... .

I Don’t Want to Talk About Home by Suad Aldarra: A compelling debut memoir

The Irish Times 20 Jul 2022
Her realisation addresses much more than the specifics of her evolving relationship with religious identity since her childhood spent between school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, an “entire country [that] was designed with women’s privacy in mind, privacy that came out of shame, not ...

Morocco into Women’s Africa Cup of Nations final after dramatic Nigeria win

Arab News 19 Jul 2022
RIYADH. Morocco continued to break new ground on Monday night as they moved into the final of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations with a dramatic and controversial win over Nigeria in Rabat ... A year of preparation, interest, investment, and excitement should take the women’s game in Morocco to the next level.

American agenda in West Asia, begging for oil

Press TV 18 Jul 2022
However, reports say the final decision over the issue is expected to hinge on whether Riyadh makes progress towards ending the war in neighboring Yemen ... This perhaps sets the tone for his visit, in which he is also expected to resume military sale to Saudi Arabia, for which he will travel to Riyadh Friday on a direct flight from Israel.

Smiley: Her Saudi Arabian 'small world' story

The Advocate 11 Jul 2022
"Back in 1998, I was working at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as an epidemiologist. "Generally men and women, at that time, had to eat lunch separately ... "I was talking to someone when I heard a voice across the fairly large room ... He and his wife, Cindy, became my fast friends during my next six years in Riyadh ... .

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