Transport

Saudi Arabia passes law allowing women to drive

By Amjad Shah  Women can drive in Saudi Arabia Campaigners in Saudi Arabia have hailed King Salman’s decree allowing women to drive for the first time.   One female activist called it a “great victory”, while another said things would “never be the same again”.   The country’s US ambassador…


Non cyclists from London cycle across Spain to raise money for “Water For Life” in  East Africa | Please Donate

By Islamic Relief Non cyclists from London cycle across Spain to raise money for “Water For Life” in  East Africa Hola dearest amigos, Every year, I try to set myself a challenge to raise money for a worthwhile cause. This year, I have decided to cycle 30-40 miles every day (I may…



Saudi Arabia’s national airline updates desss code to ban thin, short, revealing or offensive clothing

By Naima Bukhari  Saudi Arabia’s national airline “Saidia” updates dress code Saudi Arabian Airlines (also known as Saudia), the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, has warned passengers about the way they dress, stating that those who are “clothed in a manner that would cause discomfort or offense to other passengers”…





Qatar crisis grows as Arab world isolates Qatar

By Rashid Al Saud  Qatar left isolated as crisis deepens Egypt is just one of the latest countries to close it’s airspace to Qatari planes in a growing diplomatic row, with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain expected to do the same today. Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it…