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Saudi Women Not Giving-up on Driving Rights

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Saudi women have been demanding the government to allow them to drive. This has been a long campaign with many women not really caring about the law and the government trying to keep a close watch on women who drive. Saudi women decided to stage a campaign to get the government’s attention on this matter, the government though reacted with ... Read More »

Malaysia deports Saudi journalist over tweet

The Malaysian government has deported Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari back to Saudi over his controversial tweet that received over 30,000 replies including death threats. The controversy over the tweet is that he insulted Prophet Muhammed in his. Prophet Mohummed is most dearly loved and respected by Muslims all over the world. Any comment against him naturally angers them. Police confirmed ... Read More »

Saudi woman driver not to be lashed!

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has overturned a court ruling sentencing a woman to 10 lashes for breaking a ban on female drivers, reports say. The ruling, although not officially confirmed, was tweeted by a Saudi princess and reported by AP news agency citing an unnamed official. The woman, named as Shema, was found guilty of driving in Jeddah in July. ... Read More »

WikiLeaks: Saudis running out of oil

The latest startling revelation to come via documents leaked to Julian Assange’s muckraking website and published by The Guardian should give pause to every suburban SUV-driver. U.S. officials think Saudi Arabia is overpromising on its capacity to supply oil to a fuel-thirsty world. That sets up a scenario, the documents show, whereby the Saudis could dramatically underdeliver on output by ... Read More »