Added on 30/03/2014
Dhofar , Human Interest , Literature , Night , Oman , Y. They
DHOFARI GUCCI: On a recent visit to a supermarket I was confronted by someone I didn’t know who wanted to change my life. It’s an all too common occurrence
Added on 18/03/2014
mai abdul rahman
America , Arab , Arab citizens of Israel , Arab people , Arab world , Asia , Diane Rehm , Donna Shalala , Ethnic groups in the Arab League , Iraq , Israeli–Palestinian conflict , Middle East , North Africa , Racism in the Arab world , Social Issues , United States , Zaha Hadid
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: They have played, and continue to play, a vital role in U.S society but their voices go unheard.
Added on 22/02/2014
Asia , Beard , Religion/Belief , Saudi Arabia , Souad al-Shammary , TWITTER INC.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A Saudi woman has had to go into hiding following her comments on social media about varying beard styles in the Kingdom
Added on 13/02/2014
James M. Dorsey
Al Nasr , Al Shabab , Asia , Outline of Saudi Arabia , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , teacher , The Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia , Western Asia
JAMES DORSEY: The attendance of American female senators at a soccer match in Riyadh has sparked a massive debate
Added on 06/02/2014
Health , Health effects of sun exposure , Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals , Hypovitaminosis D , Medicine , Nutrition , Osteoporosis , Rickets , Sunlight , Vitamin , Vitamin D
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A deficiency in Vitamin D is a serious issue for a significant portion of Saudi society. What’s going on?
Added on 05/02/2014
Butler , Chaps , Culture , Dubai , Geography of Asia , Hospitality/Recreation
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Hoping to provoke an ‘official investigation’ into a ‘scandal’ a Dubai-based newspaper was sadly disappointed
Added on 28/01/2014
Dhofar , Dubai , Hospitality/Recreation , Literature , Night , Oman , Salalah
DHOFARI GUCCI: If the Swiss are at one end of the planning spectrum then my fellow Dhofaris at the furthest extreme
Added on 11/01/2014
Abuse , Arab News , Asia , Bullying , Business ethics , Gender-based violence , Harassment , King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue , Saudi Arabia , Sexual harassment , Social Issues
CROSSROADS ARABIA: A new poll reveals widespread public support for stronger action against individuals who abuse women in the Kingdom
Added on 07/01/2014
Blank Canvas , Delphi , Fatherhood , Human Interest , King , Know thyself , paint , Plato , Selfish , Socrates , Spirituality
NASEEM TARAWNAH: There seemed no point in committing my thoughts, views, opinions feelings to print until now.
Added on 09/12/2013
Asia , Business/Finance , car dealers , Dubai , E 311 road , Economy of Dubai , Emirates of the United Arab Emirates , Gulf News , Persian Gulf , Salik , Sharjah , Transport in the United Arab Emirates , United Arab Emirates
ALEXANDER MCNABB: We appear to be back in the, ah, ‘glory days’ of 2006 and 2007 if recent reports are to be believed. Oh joy.
Added on 05/12/2013
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Adventure fiction , Fiction , Literature , Marvel Comics , Superhero , Superhero fiction , Thing
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The daily duties and responsibilities may grind down our inner superhero but the flame lives in every Muslim woman
Added on 04/12/2013
Asia , Dhofar Governorate , Index of Oman-related articles , Oman , Religion/Belief , Salalah , Sultanates , Tourism in Oman , Western Asia
DHOFARI GUCCI: A workplace discussion with two educated young men regarding the role of women in my country left me distressed and sad
Added on 27/11/2013
Asia , Cairo , Cairo Governorate , Dubai , Middle East , Nile River Delta , United Arab Emirates
JAMES MULLAN: There’s a surprising sense of optimism abroad in ‘New Cairo’ where many young returnees from the UAE are now based.
Added on 10/11/2013
Affordable housing , Dubai , Eviction , Land law , Landlord , Landlord–tenant law , Law and economics , Leasehold estate , mega-development real estate boomtastic jetstream , Property , Real Estate , Real Estate Regulatory Agency , Real property law , Renting , The National
ALEXANDER MCNABB: As the price of Dubai’s rents heads to the stratosphere some robust plans have been put in place to protect tenants
Added on 30/10/2013
Anthropology , Arab wedding , Behavior , Culture , Dowry , Ethology , Marriage , OMR , Rial , Wedding , Wedding customs by country
DHOFARI GUCCI: It’s illogical, unfair and costly so maybe it’s time to look anew at the “maghboor’, Oman’s dowry system
Added on 27/10/2013
Asia , Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice , Cultural anthropology , Culture , Family , Gender , Law enforcement in Saudi Arabia , Marriage , Patriarchy , Politics , Saudi Arabia , Social Issues , Sociobiology , Women's rights in Saudi Arabia
EMAN AL NAFJAN: When women are stopped driving in Saudi Arabia it’s generally a policeman who does the stopping.
Added on 23/10/2013
Behavior , Fertility , Gloria Steinem , Homosexuality , Human behavior , Human sexual activity , Human sexuality , Interpersonal relationships , LGBT , Local media , Middle East , Olfa Youssef , Philip Larkin , Religion/Belief , Reproduction , Sex education , Sexual orientation , Sexual revolution , Social Issues
STEVE ROYSTON: Shereen El Feki takes on a subject of huge importance in her recently published book.
Added on 17/10/2013
Car safety , Driver's license , Driving , lecturer , Shoura Council , Women driving in Saudi Arabia
CROSSOADS ARABIA: Another major protest is being organised for 26th of October and both sides are beginning to air their views
Added on 15/10/2013
Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
Benazir Bhutto , Bhutto family , Daily Mail and General Trust , Ed Miliband , Government , Hitler , Miliband , Pakistan , Politics , Politics of Pakistan , Ralph Miliband , Sheikh Hasina , Sindhi people , Viscount Rothermere
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: The influence that ‘the father’ has exerted over leading female politicians has varied considerably
Added on 13/10/2013
Asia , Far East , Hajj , Hospitality/Recreation , Islam , Mecca , Ramadan , Saudi Arabia
ABU MOHAMMED: Many of us on the Hajj break are slaves to our cars, busy transporting our loved ones from beach to mall to play center