Driving ban lifted for Saudi Arabian women

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As of Sunday, the decade-long driving ban on Saudi Arabian women has officially been lifted. Hundreds of thousands of women on Saturday have been granted license. The law was first announced last September and liberated many women from hiring a male driver that allowed them to travel. Many women saw […]

United States Ambassador Nikki Haley sways her way into International Conflict

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She doesn’t just speak, she roars. The first woman of an ethnic minority, Nikki Haley, serves as the 29th and current United States Ambassador to the United Nations—and she’s not shying away from it. Daughter of immigrants who moved to South Carolina from Punjab, India claimed her position by her […]

Nelly’s Upcoming Concert in Saudi Arabia Excludes Women

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A supposed “cultural unifying” concert by American hip-hop artist Nelly and Algerian singer Cheb Khaled set next month in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has ironically imposed unhappy reactions after the event has been announced to be limited to men only. Women in Saudi Arabia have expressed their negative views on this matter through social media, […]

Saudi Canada Arms Deal

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Foreign Minister Faces Lawsuit Over Canada’s Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion has been named in a lawsuit filed the Federal Court. Initiated by Professor Daniel Turp, who teaches international and constitutional law at the University of Montreal, the suit alleges the Foreign Minister of illegally […]