CASAW  announces Arabic teaching book launch

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World {jcomments on} “Teach Yourself Read & Write Arabic Script” by Mourad Diouri (University of Edinburgh. Tuesday 1 November 2011, 6.00pm Blackwell’s Bookshop South Bridge... Read more

Women’s image in a Saudi Cartoon 2

Tweet Caricatures reflect a great deal about the society where the cartoonist lives and people’s perceptions. This caricature by the Saudi cartoonist Rabeea shows a man turning away from a shopping boutique while the woman is begging him... Read more

Saudi king overturns flogging of female driver

{jcomments on}Tweet   Princess Ameerah says court order of 10 lashes will not be carried out Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has overturned a court ruling sentencing a woman to ten lashes for breaking a ban on female drivers, the wife of... Read more

Saudi woman sentenced to 10 lashes for driving

{jcomments on}Tweet Amnesty International condemns ‘cruel punishment’ for challenging ban on women driving A Saudi court has sentenced a woman to 10 lashes for challenging a ban on women driving in the conservative Muslim kingdom... Read more