Saudi restaurants no longer required to segregate women and men

Business Dec 9, 2019

Saudi restaurants no longer required to segregate women and men

Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to use separate entrances from men or sit behind partitions at restaurants in the latest measure announced by the government that upends a major hallmark of conservative restrictions that had been in place for decades. The decision, ...

Saudi Arabia takes over reins of G20 presidency from Japan

World / Politics Dec 1, 2019

Saudi Arabia takes over reins of G20 presidency from Japan

Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation Sunday to take over the Group of 20 (G20) presidency as it seeks to bounce back onto the world stage following global uproar over its human rights record. The oil-rich kingdom has promoted a liberalization drive, including granting ...