CROSSROADS ARABIA: Not alone are they being admitted to the religious police but women are also now being allowed to appear in court. Heady days.
ALICE HACKMAN: In all of the uproar and furore of the past few months in the ongoing West vs Islam narrative a few voices have risen above the heat of rage.
AHMED AL OMRAN: The controversy surrounding Norah Al Faiz’s wearing of the niqab seems endless. What’s the significance?
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The President of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice delivers a pep talk.
AHMED AL OMRAN: New regulations that are coming into force in Saudi Arabia mean increased oversight of their work
JAMES M. DORSEY: An Egyptian feminist group has challenged the fans that played a key role in toppling Mubarak to recognise women’s rights.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Girls schools are inspected by female inspectors. Female inspectors need to get to the schools they inspect.
ROB L. WAGNER: Conservatives anonymously attack outspoken women by questioning their morals and beliefs in Islam.
AMERICAN BEDU: When Google decided to celebrate dancer Martha Graham’s birthday with an animation little did it understand the furore it would cause in Saudi…
CROSSROADS ARABIA: With obesity at epidemic proportions it’s essential that the Ministry of Education launches comprehensive physical education programmes.