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Saudi-US trade ties can only go one way — and that is up, says US official 

Arab News 02 Feb 2023
RIYADH ... Since the launch of Vision 2030 in 2016, the Kingdom has gone through significant transformations on several fronts, including the empowering of women and diversifying the economy ... “We see women taking their rightful place in professional society and in driving the work of both the private sector and the government.

Australia and New Zealand Football Associations claim they have NOT been consulted over Saudi Arabia ...

The Daily Mail 01 Feb 2023
Amnesty International has already criticised the potential deal as FIFA seeks to attract brands to specifically support women's football ... The SAFF also launched its Regional Women's Football League in 2021, across the cities of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam and, according to its own figures, currently has 523 registered players and 25 registered clubs.

Defending champions Varner III, Hall praise sporting equality at Saudi golf events

Arab News 31 Jan 2023
RIYADH. The equal prize funds available for the upcoming men’s and women’s golf tournaments in Saudi Arabia are creating a powerful statement about equality in sport, reigning champions Harold Varner III and Georgia Hall said as they prepare to defend their titles in the Kingdom over the coming weeks.

Saudi Aramco signs agreements worth $7.2bn at iktva Forum

Arab News 30 Jan 2023
A presentation was also made on the first day of the event highlighting the role of Saudi women and their achievements in their respective fields. Following the presentation, Prince Abdulaziz joked that the dozen or so exceptional women shown in the video will soon be taken from Aramco and employed by the ministry in Riyadh.

The price of freedom in MBS’s Saudi Arabia

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Jan 2023
Just before midnight in the desert outside Riyadh, an aircraft engineer offers me a swig of vodka while his gay friend poses for pictures in leather leggings.

Saudi Arabia top of women’s health list for Arab countries, ranks ahead of UK

Arab News 28 Jan 2023
RIYADH. Saudi Arabia has ranked as the top Arab country for women’s health, being placed ahead of the UK on a global list. According to the recently released Hologic Global Women’s Health Index’s 2021 report, the Kingdom and the UAE were positioned 28th and 35th, respectively, the highest rankings for nations in the Arab world.

2023 Race to Costa Del Sol begins next week

Gulf News 26 Jan 2023
... of 24 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings ... Next up is the Lacoste Ladies Open de France, which returns to Golf Barriere in Deauville, and is followed by the fourth Aramco Team Series event of the year in Asia, the Hero Women’s Indian Open and the Aramco Team Series – Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia appoints 34 women to leadership positions

The Siasat Daily 25 Jan 2023
Riyadh. In an effort to develop services for women, General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques in Saudi Arabia announced the appointment of 34 women to leadership positions ... Saudi Arabia women’s football team wins first-ever int’l tournament ... It also allowed women to ...

Saudi girls can fly: Meet the woman who jumps out of planes for fun

Arab News 24 Jan 2023
RIYADH ...Razan Al-Ajami is passionate about skydiving and currently works as an instructor for Superfly at Boulevard World in Riyadh. • According to Al-Ajami, the lack of an official Saudi women’s skydiving team prevents her from competing in the sport internationally ... “The lack of a Saudi women’s team prevents me from competing abroad.

32 Saudi Women Qualified To Operate The Haramain Express Train

MENA FN 23 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Asdaf News) Riyadh – 32 women were qualified by the Saudi Railway Polytechnic, which is part of the Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR), to operate the Haramain Express Train, ... .

Saudi Arabia women’s football team wins first-ever int’l tournament

The Siasat Daily 21 Jan 2023
Riyadh. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) marked another milestone as the women’s football national team won its first-ever international friendly tournament, which was hosted by the city of Dammam, between January 11 and 19 ... The women of the Saudi national team won the championship after topping the group with 7 points.

Davos 2023: Riyadh city developing fast with eye on Expo 2030 bid

FX Empire 19 Jan 2023
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia, which has bid to host the Expo 2030 world fair, is pushing ahead with plans to turn its capital Riyadh into a major global metropolis, a government official said on Thursday ... Riyadh is competing with Italy’s Rome, South Korea’s Busan and Ukraine’s Odesa.

Saudi to allow women in bikinis at country’s Red Sea project

The Siasat Daily 19 Jan 2023
Riyadh. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will be allowing women to wear bikinis at the Kingdom’s giga project— Red Sea Project now known as Red Sea Destination, which is set to welcome visitors in 2023, local media reported ... There will be no discrimination between women and men entering any facility anywhere.”.

Saudi lawyer Jood Al-Harthi appointed at UN secy-gen Guterres’ office

The Siasat Daily 15 Jan 2023
Riyadh. In an affirmation of the competence and capabilities of Saudi women, female lawyer of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Jood Al-Harthi has been appointed in the office of United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, local media reported.

Sports TV listings for Sunday Jan. 15, 2023

The Roanoke Times 15 Jan 2023
6.55 a.m.; CBS Sports Network, Women's FA Super League, Chelsea at Arsenal ... Barcelona, at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Midnight; CBS Sports Network, Women's Serie A, Sassuolo at Juventus (delayed tape) ... WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ... WOMEN'S HOCKEY.

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