Ruud Stil

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South Africa police clash with ANC supporters as election campaign begins

South African police have clashed with ANC supporters at the start of campaigning for May’s general election.<p>The violence erupted in central Johannesburg as police tried to block them from confronting members of the opposition Democratic Alliance party.<p>It is being seen as a sign of rising tensions …

South Sudanese Troops Steal Backpacks Meant for Children

The U.N. children’s agency lashed out against South Sudan’s government troops this week after a group of them were photographed wearing bright-blue …

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Saudi Arabia

Work on Riyadh Metro to start ‘within few months'

DUBAI: Ellen Wald began working on her “Saudi project” 10 years ago, but she could not have known...

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Africa is not a country

There are 54 states on the continent, yet the media insists on referring to it as one place. A new app identifies the culprits<p>Many public figures and journalists have no problem describing someone from Botswana and a person from Mauritania as "Africans". They probably wouldn't call them "Americans" …

Video Shows A Brave Saudi Woman Defying Her Country's Driving Ban

It's a strange set of rules that would have been unheard of even during Afghanistan's Taliban period, according to the Atlantic, which notes that it comes from a particularly strict brand of Sunni Islam known as Wahhabism. Women in the country can also be prohibited from traveling abroad, getting a …

Sunni Islam

Saudi wife files for divorce over smoking

Manama: A Saudi woman is filing for divorce after she saw her husband smoke “secretly” near their home.<p>“When we got married four years ago, one of …

Middle East

Teachers told not to accept wages below minimum

Crown Prince meets former US Secretary of State John Kerry<p>DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met on Thursday with former US …

Saudi Arabia

Expat pilgrims turned away at border post

Saudi projects put Kingdom on international tourist map<p>JEDDAH: The large developments at the Red Sea, Al-Gidya and NEOM will help to put Saudi Arabia …

Saudi Arabia

Kingdom’s roads take a toll of 7,000 lives annually


Punitive steps await New Year revelers


Saudi women spend three times more on clothes than men

Fashion blogger Tala Samman dazzles at the Dubai World Cup<p>DUBAI: DJ and fashion blogger Tala Samman dazzled onlookers at Saturday’s Dubai World Cup, …

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Saleswomen demand English-speaking lessons


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Social media ‘depress’ Saudis

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New MERS death raises Saudi toll to 59

Iran must be made accountable for ballistic missiles sent to Houthis, Saudi Arabia tells UN<p>NEWYORK: Iran should be made accountable for supplying …

Saudi Arabia

Africa doubles research output, moves toward knowledge-based economy

What factors are driving the increase in scientific research being conducted by African scientists?<p>By Ylann Schemm Posted on 13 January 2014<p>There is …