King Abdullah Appoints Women to Shura Council

King Abdullah appointed women to the shura council (advisory council), a historic move in modern day Saudi Arabia, which was founded by King Abdulaziz who is known to have to call himself “brother of Nora”, his sister, a woman he often consulted for her wisdom, and recently had a university built in her name. The…
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Saudi Visual Artist: Saffaa

By @MsSaffaa a visual artist from Saudi Arabia who is currently pursing a degree from the Sydney College of the Arts in Australia (Riyadh Bureau) Damn, this artwork is powerful. Her blog Her facebook page Great artwork and you know me… I always have an appreciation for art

What Saudis Tell Kim Kardashian on Twitter

So I was doing some research of Saudis on Instagram (the popular photo sharing site), and I found this interesting picture of Kim Kardashian and comment by a Saudi… and for all of you guys out there, please read what is under the picture before forgetting what you are looking at the picture for Of course it is…
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When Defeat is Still a Victory

The young Wojdan Shahrkhani became the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete at the Olympic Games, not just in London, but first ever. While she did not win a medal, she did win what is no doubt more than a medal could. All athletes at the Olympics dream of medals, in Wojdan’s case, she won…
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Saudi Women Climbing Mount Everest

Speaking of sports bras and what’s in’em, ten Saudi women are getting ready to climb Mount Everest in an effort to raise awareness of breast cancer. “Destination Mount Everest” is under the patronage of Princess Rema Daughter of Bandar bin Sultan AlSaud, in association with the ministry of education and health. The effort comes after…
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Where Are The Sports Bras?

Saudi Women Basketball Team

I am happy with the decision to let saudi women participate in the Olympics, I’ve been a supporter since the beginning on this blog, even though this stands against the original olympics where athletes (only males) would compete naked, plus, originating with the Greeks this event has pagan origins. Now, looking back on this, where will they…
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