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Man United 3-0 Stoke City

Bet that got your attention!! This post isn’t completely unrelated to what I intend to write about. A lot of my mates are Man U Fans. 326 more words

Women in Saudi Arabia are finally allowed to watch football.. meanwhile here in Britain the FA still can't find one to boss the national team

IN front of me is a newspaper picture of women spectators at a match in Saudi Arabia.

That’s a statement I couldn’t have made in December as only now have women been allowed to be spectators inside a stadium. 670 more words

Despite reforms, Saudi women still silenced: rights groups

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Last week, Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a gam

Despite enjoying some newfound freedoms such as the right to attend a football match, Saudi women, particularly rights activists, continue to be silenced, two rights groups said Wednesday. 383 more words

Current Affairs

Saudi mother, 6 children killed in horrific accident

A Saudi woman was killed along with her 6 children in a horrific accident in the Governorate of Sabya in the province of Jazan. The heavy death toll resulting from the accident prompted Transportation Minister to sack Jazan Roads director and launch an inquiry involving other officials.

Gulf

Saudi food authority bans import of Egyptian guava

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has decided to temporarily ban imports of fresh, frozen and manufactured guava from Egypt due to pesticide residues proved to be higher than the global limit. 49 more words

Gulf

'After 35 years, Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cinemas'

Saudi Arabia began screening feature-length animated children’s films in a makeshift theatre, after a decades-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

Politics And Society