by Travis Waldron Posted on April 14, 2014
"This would be a further step towards full participation by girls and women at all levels of sport in the country," the International Olympic Committee said of a pending council recommendation.
by Posted on March 27, 2014
As President Obama travels to Saudi Arabia this week, his main challenge is to be straightforward with the Saudis about what we see as our interests and values informing our overall strategy for the region.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on March 24, 2014
In the space of about seven days, ABC Family's new pilot Alice In Arabia went from one-paragraph blurb to leaked script to cancelled.
by Judd Legum Posted on October 26, 2013
More than 60 Saudi women got behind the wheel on Saturday in a bold protest of the nation's de facto ban on women driving.
by Hayes Brown Posted on October 18, 2013
The choice comes as a surprise to observers of both the Middle East and the United Nations.
by Hayes Brown Posted on October 17, 2013
Despite the Security Council's goals of upholding international peace and security, some of its newest members haven't had the most success in that field.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on October 10, 2013
Saudi women are starting to post YouTube videos of themselves behind the wheel ahead of a nationwide protest against the ban on women driving.
by Christopher Butterfield Posted on September 23, 2013
An online petition in Saudi Arabia has called for a new day of defiance against the conservative Islamic kingdom's ban on women driving.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on September 20, 2013
The director of Saudi Arabia's first feature film, 'Wadjda,' talks driving, how digital cameras made her career, and the sexualization of young women.
by Hayes Brown Posted on August 23, 2013
Despite a growing intolerance of their use, the United States has agreed to sell thousands of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia.