‘Ladies First’ : Saudi Arabia Female Candidates : The New York Times


‘Ladies First’ : Saudi Arabia Female Candidates

by Mona El-Naggar and Adam Bolt

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#StopEnslavingSaudiWomen hashtag sweeps Twitter | Daily Mail Online


The hashtag and its Arabic translation has been posted thousands of times in a bid to speak out about laws in Saudi Arabia, which see all women required to appoint a male guardian.

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Briton locked up in a cage in Saudi Arabia needs rescuing from her father, High Court rules


If, as we are lead to believe that Saudi Arabia are allies of ours then the return of Miss Al-Jeffery should not be a problem, all we need to do is ask them. But, then there are allies and then allies, as some allies could be more like an enemy.

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Briton ‘locked up’ in Saudi Arabian ‘cage’ needs RESCUING from her father and must be back in the UK by next month, High Court rules

  • Amina Al-Jeffery, 21, ‘locked in a cage’ by her father in Saudi Arabia
  • She was born and raised in Swansea but moved to Middle East aged 16
  • Lawyers claim she has been stopped from leaving house for ‘kissing boy’
  • Judge rules her father must allow her to return to UK by September 11

A 21-year-old Briton who says her controlling father imprisoned her in Saudi Arabia for ‘un-Islamic’ behaviour needs to be rescued, a High Court judge ruled today.

Amina Al-Jeffery – who grew up in Swansea – says her father, academic Mohammed Al-Jeffery, locks her up because she ‘kissed a guy’.

Mr Justice Holman, sitting in the Family Division…

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File 17: A Glimpse Into the Still-Secret 28 Pages About 9/11


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Deb Reichmann reports for the Associated Press:

Sept 11 Attacks File 17 New GuideAmid the clamor a year ago to release 28 still-secret pages of a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, the government quietly declassified a little-known report listing more than three dozen people who piqued the interest of investigators probing possible Saudi connections to the hijackers.

The document, known as “File 17,” offers clues to what might be in the missing pages of the bipartisan report about 9/11.

“Much of the information upon which File 17 was written was based on what’s in the 28 pages,” said former Democratic Sen. Bob Graham of Florida, co-chairman of the congressional inquiry. He believes the hijackers had an extensive Saudi support system while they were in the United States.

“File 17 said, ‘Here are some additional unanswered questions and here is how we think the 9/11 Commission, the FBI and the CIA should go about finding…

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SAUDI ARABIA: Court sentences a citizen to prison for three years for supporting the #Daesh and calling for release of extremists – @AceNewsServices


It is surprising that the ruling legal body of Saudi Arabia sentences this woman for supporting Daesh, but the ruling body are not sentenced for their support.

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#AceNewsReport – May.12: Saudi woman gets three year jail term for supporting the #Daesh

A Saudi woman has been sentenced to three years – reduced from the original six years – in jail for supporting Daesh and calling for the release of extremists.

A Saudi court sentenced a woman to three years in jail plus a travel ban for supporting Daesh. (File photo)

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SAUDI ARABIA: Family tortured to death their Indian housemaid her family says and but she died of natural causes say the hospital – @AceNewsServices


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#AceNewsReport – May.10: Indian woman tortured to death by her Saudi employer
Preview A 25-year-old woman from India, working as a housemaid in Saudi Arabia, was tortured to death by her employer, the woman’s family claims.

However, The Saudi hospital where she had been treated says she died of “natural causes.

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SAUDI ARABIA: Women’s right to drive debate returns to negotiating table as two ‘ Shoura Council ‘ members plan to amend article 36 of the traffic law to allow equality in driving within the kingdom – @AceNewsServices


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#AceNewsReport – April.22: Saudi Arabia returns to debate women’s right to drive

Two Shoura Council members reopened discussion on women driving in the Kingdom.

Shoura member Haya Al-Minai said she is proposing to amend Article 36 in the Traffic Law to state that driving is an equal right for men and women.”I hope that our proposal to amend the Traffic Law will be voted on in the next Shoura Council meeting. Giving women the right to drive will increase their productivity,” said Al-Minai.

Shoura member Haya Al-Minai said the success of women in municipal council elections is proof that women have the potential to contribute to the development of the Kingdom. (AFP/File)

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Saudi Arabia’s new idea: People who come out as gay online should be beheaded | DeadState


How can the West do business with Saudi Arabia, which the Saudis will feel the West condones their extreme forms of punishments for acts which should not even be seen as crimes. Is their oil that so much important?

 

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Source: Saudi Arabia’s new idea: People who come out as gay online should be beheaded | DeadState