Saudi Authorities Rescue 8 Children from Abusive Father

Saudi Authorities Rescue 8 Children from Abusive Father

By Reem Tolba

  On November 25, Okaz newspaper reported that The Social Protection Unit in the Asir region joined forces with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, in efforts to save eight children from their abusive father.   The Unit has a duty towards protecting people from domestic violence — which is why they immediately began […]

Q&A: Documenting the Oldest Culture in Saudi Arabia Before It Vanishes

Q&A: Documenting the Oldest Culture in Saudi Arabia Before It Vanishes

Multimedia journalist Michael Bou-Nacklie gives us the scoop on his fascinating new documentary, 'Asir: Sand in an Hourglass'.

Tucked away in the southwest corner of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, worlds away from the gated compounds and shopping malls of the country’s major cities, is a homeland whose once bountiful legacy is on the verge of vanishing. History itself is threatened as the tribes of the Asir region, roughly one to two centuries […]