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Saudi Arabia: Can women become muftis?
A debate is opening up in Saudi Arabia as to whether or not women can become muftis, following a recent announcement made by the Grand Mufti of Syria Sheikh Ahmad Badr Al Din Hassoun.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi man 'wins' 10-yr-old bride; marriage postponed
The marriage between a 60-year-old man and a 10-year-old girl he 'won' in a bet has been postponed after protests from human rights groups.
Saudi Arabia: Call for Legislation to Stop Saudi Child Marriages
"There are no laws defining the minimum age for marriage. Although a woman’s consent is legally required, some marriage officials do not seek it."
Saudi Arabia: Women can issue fatwas and be muftis, says senior Sheikh
A senior member of the Board of Senior Ulemas has said women are allowed to join the board in order to break the monopoly held by men.
Saudia Arabia: Saudi King Opens Inter-Faith Conference With Appeal for Dialogue
200 Religious Leaders to Attend Madrid Interfaith Conference
Arabie saoudite: Une conférence saoudienne sur le dialogue inter-religieux
L'Arabie Saoudite organise à partir de mercredi et pour trois jours à Madrid une conférence internationale pour promouvoir le dialogue entre les religions avec une session inaugurale présidée par le roi Abdallah, ont annoncé lundi les organisateurs.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Council to discuss children of non-Saudi mothers
Saudi children born to non-Saudi mothers abroad are facing an "identity crisis," as they are unable to obtain the required documents to ensure their eligibility for Saudi nationality.
Saudi Arabia: First women-only hotel
"Some say it's a sanctuary for business women. Others see it as another sign of gender segregation in a male-dominated society."
Saudi Arabia: Young woman married at 10 years old must pay for divorce
A 23 year old woman, forced to marry at ten in Saudi Arabia, was ordered to pay the equivalent of 16,750 euros to obtain a divorce from her husband, according to Saudi daily al-Watan.
Arabie saoudite: Nouveau Rapport: "Mineures a vie"
Sur la situation dégradante des droits humains des femmes en Arabie saoudite.
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