Showing posts with label women. Show all posts
Showing posts with label women. Show all posts

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia announces date for women to take driver’s seat

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Saudi women attend a football match

Saudi women
Saudi women made a new history on Friday by attended the Saudi professional League game in Jeddah, an activity that was limited to men for decades.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Stadiums in Saudi Arabia to open doors to women for first time

Stadiums in Saudi Arabia to open doors to women for first time
Stadiums in Saudi Arabia will open their doors to women to attend football matches for the first time ever on Friday, the government has announced.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Saudi women to be allowed access to sports stadiums from next year

Saudi women
Saudi Arabia will allow women into three sports stadiums for the first time from next year, authorities have said, in a landmark move that would open up the previously male-only venues to families.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting family home in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting family home in Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen denied on Tuesday that it had targeted a home, after a health official said nine civilians were killed in an air strike.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Austrian Parliament passes burqa ban

Austria's parliament voted to ban women from wearing full face coverings in public, part of a package of reforms aimed at integrating Muslim asylum seekers.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Saudi women to get state services without male guardian’s permission

Saudi women will no longer need a male guardian’s consent to receive state services. The new decree comes after Riyadh, which has been slammed for a poor women’s rights record and gender inequality, was appointed to the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Hillary Clinton says Russia and FBI cost her US election success

Hillary Clinton has said she was on the path to victory in the 2016 US presidential election until late interference by Russian hackers and FBI Director James Comey scared off some potential supporters.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Belgium urged diplomats to vote for Saudi Arabia in UN women’s rights commission : leaked emails

Leaked emails show that the Belgian delegation was instructed in advance to vote for the appointment of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), and to make sure its support was known to the Saudis, UN Watch reports.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Belgium ‘regrets’ helping elect Saudi Arabia to UN women's rights panel

Belgium’s vote in favor of appointing Saudi Arabia to a United Nations women’s rights commission was due to a regrettable diplomatic mix-up, said Prime Minister Charles Michel, after the decision sparked a firestorm of criticism at home.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Reports of Turkey border guards killing Syrians denied

A senior official from Turkey has rejected accusations that its border guards shot dead dozens of Syrian refugees and beat many others attempting to cross into the country this year.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Increase in reported cases of violence against women in Spain

The number of cases of violence against women heard in Spanish courts in the second quarter of 2016 rose by 13 percent when compared with the same period in 2015, it was confirmed on Friday.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Women's Gaza flotilla activists deported from Israel

Twelve of the thirteen women who attempted to breach Israel's naval blockade on Gaza have been deported Friday, Israel's interior Ministry said, with the final activist to leave the country later in the day.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Israeli Navy makes 'uneventful' interception of women's Gaza flotilla

The Israeli Navy on Wednesday intercepted an all-female flotilla carrying over a dozen women activists from 13 different countries attempting to breach the sea blockade on the Gaza Strip, the military confirmed.

Friday, September 23, 2016

UN chief slams deadly airstrikes in Yemeni port city. At least 25 people have been killed and 70 others wounded

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday condemned the multiple airstrikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition on Sept. 21 in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, Yemen, which killed and injured dozens of people, including children and women.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.