#Saudi Arabia

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Cancels Flights to Canada Over Tweet Supporting Women's Rights Activist
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Cancels Flights to Canada Over Tweet Supporting Women's Rights Activist

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 7, 2018

    Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador, cancelled flights, and is recalling students. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Officially Lifts Widely Criticized Ban on Female Drivers
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Officially Lifts Widely Criticized Ban on Female Drivers

    By Joanna Prisco|June 25, 2018

    Women put pedal to the metal shortly after to celebrate. Read more

  • Article: The Biggest Assault of the Yemen War Just Put Millions at Risk of Famine
    Citizenship

    The Biggest Assault of the Yemen War Just Put Millions at Risk of Famine

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 13, 2018

    The Saudi-led coalition has launched an attack on the vital Yemeni port of Hodeidah. Read more

  • Article: 10 Saudi Women Just Received Driver's Licenses for the First Time
    Girls & Women

    10 Saudi Women Just Received Driver's Licenses for the First Time

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 5, 2018

    All women will become eligible for driver's licenses on June 24. Read more

  • Article: 18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    An upcoming military confrontation could dictate the future of the humanitarian crisis. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Authorities Temporarily Release 8 Women's Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Authorities Temporarily Release 8 Women's Rights Activists

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    The government is accusing 17 activists of crimes against the kingdom. Read more

  • Article: The Destruction of This One Port Could Cause Devastation for Yemen's Already Starving People
    Food & Hunger

    The Destruction of This One Port Could Cause Devastation for Yemen's Already Starving People

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 31, 2018

    Up to 80% of the country’s aid relief goes through the port of Hodeidah. But now it’s under threat. Read more

  • Article: Men Guilty of Sexual Harassment in Saudi Arabia Could Soon Be Jailed for Up to 5 Years
    Girls & Women

    Men Guilty of Sexual Harassment in Saudi Arabia Could Soon Be Jailed for Up to 5 Years

    May 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Those who harass women could also be fined up to $80,000. Read more