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Women visit stands during a fair gathering families selling traditional crafts, clothes and food on January 20, 2016 in the Saudi Red Sea port of Jeddah. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Woman Fines Children Who Skip Family Dinners

JAFFA, Israel – Mona Yehya Yaman, a Saudi woman, has found an unconventional way to keep her nuclear family closely knit: She levies a 1500 riyal (US$400) fine on her children and grandchildren who skip her weekly family dinner.

A Yemeni girl looks on during a protest by women in front of United Nations (UN) office in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on January 21, 2016, against the ongoing military operations and air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in their country

Kingdom’s Employment Plan For Women Irks Saudis

JAFFA, Israel – The Saudi Ministry of Labor has come under fire for a recent resolution encouraging women’s employment in the hotel industry. In light of the kingdom’s sagging economy, the ministry has sought to lower unemployment by replacing migrant workers with

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Saudi Ministry Bans Male Employees From Women’s Shops

JAFFA, Israel- Men will be banned from working in women’s shops, the Saudi Ministry of Labor has announced. It is imperative that “the staff in shops whose main clientele are women – like lingerie, cosmetics, and baby shops – will

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Saudi Authorities Deny Report On End Of Cinema Ban

JAFFA, Israel – Saudi Arabia’s Media Council has released a special statement in which it denies reports that cinemas are about to open in the country.  Earlier this month, the Saudi news network Al Akhbariya reported that authorities in Riyadh