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Posts Tagged: Saudi Women Activists

April 17, 2019 10:22 am

Saudi Court Postpones Hearing for Women Activists After New Arrests

A Saudi court on Wednesday postponed a fourth hearing in the trial of several women rights activists, a case that has intensified Western criticism of...

April 11, 2019 1:36 pm

Saudi Women’s Rights Activist Fights on, But Faces a Long Road Home

Manal al-Sharif, who led the fight to get women legally behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia when they were banned from driving, is preparing for...

April 5, 2019 12:36 pm

Supporters of Saudi Women Activists Detained, Including Two US Citizens: Sources

Saudi Arabia has arrested eight people, including two dual US-Saudi citizens, in an apparent crackdown on supporters of women activists whose trial has drawn Western...

March 28, 2019 9:54 am

Saudi Women Activists Detail Torture Allegations in Court

Prominent women activists on trial in Saudi Arabia told a court on Wednesday they had been subjected to torture during more than nine months of...

March 27, 2019 9:58 am

Saudi Court Resumes Women Activists’ Trial That Has Angered West

A Saudi court resumed on Wednesday the trial of prominent women activists facing charges related to their human rights work and contacts with foreign journalists...

March 6, 2019 9:36 am

UN Rights Boss Seeks Freedom for Saudi Women Activists

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to release women activists allegedly tortured in detention after authorities accused them of...


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Afghans Search for Bodies After at Least 69 Killed in Mosque Explosions

Police and local people searched on Saturday for more bodies in the rubble of a mosque in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province after bomb blasts in which at least 69 people...


Booming Tech Industry Sends Tel Aviv Office Rental Prices Up

CTech - The booming Tel Aviv tech scene has led to a dramatic increase in office rental prices, according to estimates by the Israeli branch of real estate investment company...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Hezbollah Says Does Not Want Government to Resign

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Saturday that the group was not demanding the government's resignation amid widespread national protests. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that he supported...

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