13 #SaudiMovieTitles That Are Capable of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

13 #SaudiMovieTitles That Are Capable of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

  Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia announced that it will lift the ban it had on movie theaters for 35 years. Some people rejoiced, others opted for a more millennial-y option and created a hashtag. Thus, #SaudiMovieTitles was born.   Below are our favorite tweets from the incredibly funny hashtag that will literally have you […]

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 […]

8-Year-Old Boy Electrocuted to Death in Saudi Arabia Floods

8-Year-Old Boy Electrocuted to Death in Saudi Arabia Floods

By Reem Tolba

  Three people lost their lives in the tragic Saudi floods last Tuesday; however, it was not specified who they were. After investigations took place, Al Arabiya reported that one of victims was an 8-year-old Somali boy who got electrocuted in a flooded neighborhood in Jeddah called Al-Sahifa.   The floods majorly disrupted life in […]

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks, in Riyadh, with Lebanon’s Maronite Christian Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, last Tuesday 14th of November. Al-Rai also met with Saudi King Salman on the second day of his first visit to Saudi Arabia.     In a similar manner, he also held talks with Saad Al-Hariri, who announced […]

At Least 3 People Died in Saudi Arabia Flash Floods

At Least 3 People Died in Saudi Arabia Flash Floods

The article has been updated to include details about the three deceased Saudis.

  It has been reported that Mecca, Saudi Arabia has been hit by massive floods. To ensure the safety of students, schools and universities have been suspended on Tuesday — a tweet by Mecca’s General Director of Education announced on Monday.   General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection warned of extreme weather conditions in […]

Saudi Arabia Just Recognized Yoga as an Official Sport

Saudi Arabia Just Recognized Yoga as an Official Sport

Saudi Ministry of Trade and Industry just announced that any individual who wants to practice yoga may obtain a license to do so.   Prior to the aforementioned policy, anyone practicing yoga in the kingdom was doing so in an unauthorized manner. This means that we’ll be seeing many new studios opening around Saudi Arabia, allowing more […]

Egypt Was Just Named the Best Arab Country with International Image

Egypt Was Just Named the Best Arab Country with International Image

By Reem Tolba

  Who knew that Egypt would have the best international image of all Arab countries? Om El Donia just managed to top Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, according to the Nation Brands Index (NBI) survey.   It was reported by Deutsche Welle that Egypt ranked the survey as the 40th best-international-image country […]

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

Another Sporting Event That Is Only for Women Just Took Place in Saudi Arabia

Another Sporting Event That Is Only for Women Just Took Place in Saudi Arabia

By Reem Tolba

  After having the country’s first basketball tournament for women, the same thing just happened in Saudi Arabia — only this time, it was a football tournament.   The tournament was held on the 15th of November in a private school in Jeddah. Six teams took the field, on the condition of having an all-female […]

Saudi Arabia to Host Its First Ever Basketball Tournament for Women

Saudi Arabia to Host Its First Ever Basketball Tournament for Women

  History will be made in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this weekend when the first official basketball tournament for women takes place.   King Abdullah’s Sports City in Jeddah — Al-Jowharah Stadium, to be specific — will host the all-women basketball matches on Saturday in support of breast cancer awareness. “We are grateful for […]

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