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Saudi woman named first editor-in-chief in kingdom

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 00:11

For the first time in Saudi Arabia, a woman has been named editor-in-chief of a daily newspaper published in the kingdom.

Video of Saudi woman confronting religious police goes viral

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 19:18

A video of a brave Saudi woman confronting members of the country`s religious police after they accused her of breaking strict modesty rules with her freshly painted nails, has gone viral on internet.

Saudi woman beheaded for `sorcery`

Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 20:59

The beheading took to 73 the number of executions in Saudi Arabia this year.

Saudi woman to get 10 lashes for driving a car

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 18:01

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that bans women both Saudi and foreign from driving.

Saudi beheads man for attack on woman

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011, 21:25

Saudi authorities have beheaded a man convicted of attacking a woman and snapping nude photos of her in order to blackmail her for sex.

HRW calls for release of jailed Saudi woman driver

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 18:04

Manal al-Sharif was arrested on Saturday while driving in the Eastern Province city of Al-Khobar, a day after she posted a footage on the video-sharing website YouTube showing her behind the wheel.

Saudi woman defies driving ban

Last Updated: Sunday, May 15, 2011, 23:04

Najla al-Hariri said she drove non-stop for four days in streets of Jeddah.