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News Saudi Arabia » Social: Cinema Returns to Saudi Arabia After Decades-Long Ban – With ‘The Emoji Movie’

News channel or source: http://www.slashfilm.com/saudi-arabia-movie-ban-lifted/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The young 32-year-old crown prince is pushing for progressive social reform in his country, which has opened the doors to everything from movie theaters, concerts, comedy shows, and female drivers in Saudi Arabia, according to Reuters. Because no movie ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi Arabia to allow women to enter stadiums to watch soccer

News channel or source: https://nypost.com/2018/01/12/saudi-arabia-to-allow-women-to-enter-stadiums-to-watch-soccer/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The first stadium is to open its doors to women in the Red Sea city of Jiddah on Friday. The move is Saudi Arabia’s first social reform planned for this year giving women greater rights. To prepare for the change, the kingdom has designated “family ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Oil climbs on Saudi Arabia support for supply curb extension

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/a48a7e54-ff51-11e7-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter ... The kingdom has sought to prop up prices as it enacts widespread social and economic reforms and prepares to sell shares in its state oil company Saudi Aramco. Brent crude rose above $70 a barrel in the ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: 'Emoji Movie' and popcorn: The cinema experience returns to Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: http://www.kesq.com/entertainment/emoji-movie-and-popcorn-the-cinema-experience-returns-to-saudi-arabia/686661793
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

DUBAI (CNNMoney) - Hollywood fans in Saudi Arabia are getting a taste of things to come ... The movies on show are safe choices in a deeply conservative country that is gradually relaxing social and cultural restrictions as it tries to return to what ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

News channel or source: https://www.abqjournal.com/1118415/saudi-stadiums-open-for-women-in-a-first-to-watch-soccer.html
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

The move was the first of Saudi Arabia’s social reforms planned for this year to ease restrictions on women, spearheaded by the kingdom’s 32-year-old crown prince. The kingdom has also announced that starting in June women will be allowed to drive ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi Arabia reassuring foreign investors with corruption crackdown

News channel or source: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2018/01/12/saudi-arabia-reassuring-foreign-investors-with-corruption-crackdown.html
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Continue Reading Below “He’s facing a lot of challenges in Saudi Arabia right now, on the military front, the economic front and the social front and he has worked the last two years on the plan called Vision 2030 to meet these challenges and to fix ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi Arabia women watch football game in stadium for the first time ever

News channel or source: http://www.informationng.com/2018/01/saudi-arabia-women-watch-football-game-stadium-first-time-ever.html
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Saudi Arabia women were allowed to enter a football stadium for ... for the first time to attend celebrations marking the country’s national day. The easing of social controls comes as Prince Mohammed looks to repackage the oil-rich nation as more ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi Police Arrest 'Gay Wedding' Participants From Viral Video

News channel or source: https://www.advocate.com/crime/2018/1/09/saudi-police-arrest-gay-wedding-participants-viral-video
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

The participants in what appears to be a same-sex wedding ceremony have been arrested in Saudi Arabia. Mecca authorities released a statement Monday confirming the arrests, after a video of the ceremony went viral on social media. In it, confetti sprays ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi Arabia: Uber, Careem recruit first female drivers

News channel or source: http://www.krdo.com/news/national-world/uber-careem-recruit-first-female-drivers-in-saudi-arabia/684440594
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

DUBAI (CNN) - Ride hailing applications in Saudi Arabia are recruiting female drivers ... Khalid Abalkhail, a spokesman for the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, told CNN: "Facilities are allowed to let women work night shifts, as long as they ...

News Saudi Arabia » Social: Saudi women to enter stadiums for first time to watch soccer

News channel or source: http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/index.ssf/2018/01/saudi_women_to_enter_stadiums.html
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

The move is Saudi Arabia's first social reform planned for this year granting women greater rights. The kingdom has also announced that starting in June, women will be allowed to drive, lifting the world's only ban on female drivers. To prepare for the ...