Lady Gaga’s revealing costumes during her Amsterdam tour this week have gotten some attention — but not for the clothes themselves. Stunning Star Admits She’s Not Ashamed of Weight Gain In a new interview with radio host Elvis Duran, the 26-year-old singer admits she’s recently gained some weight. “I’m dieting right now, because I gained, […]
Nic Robertson explains why Saudi Arabia is planning a city exclusively for working women. Saudi Arabia plans to build a women-only industrial city in its eastern province of Hofuf, apparently the first of such enclaves creating jobs for women in sectors like textiles, pharmaceuticals and food processing. In such cities, firms and production lines will only […]
Saudi Arabia will send two female athletes to the 2012 London Olympics, ending the ultraconservative Muslim country’s record of sending only all-male teams to the games, two officials with knowledge of the decision said Thursday. Officials said the Saudi women will compete in judo and track and field as well as including female officials in […]
43 countries issue travel warning for Thailand BANGKOK: Embassies of 43 countries in Bangkok have issued warnings to their citizens who are planning to visit Thailand, after the government declared a state of emergency in the capital and nearby provinces during the current political standoff. Deputy Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Prakit […]
A body that may be that of a Briton taken hostage in Iraq two years ago has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband announced Wednesday. The disclosures reported by the country’s official news agency were highly unusual
Over the past year, Saudi Arabia has arrested 44 al Qaeda suspects across the country, the Saudi interior ministry announced on Wednesday. The winner of eight Emmy and two Peabody awards, Hewitt began working for CBS News as an associate director in 1948. He was executive producer of “60 Minutes” when it premiered on CBS on September 24, 1968
Saudi Arabia’s campaign against the al Qaeda terrorist network has led to "massive human rights violations" by security forces, including torture and the arrests of non-violent reformists, the human rights group Amnesty International reported Tuesday.
Pakistan’s high court acquitted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif of hijacking charges Friday, paving the way for another run for office.
More than 300 men convicted by Saudi Arabia for taking part in terror plots have been jailed following trials criticized by a rights group for their lack of transparency. Saudi Arabia reported last week that 330 people had been convicted of membership in a “deviant group” — a reference to the al Qaeda terrorist network, founded by Saudi exile Osama bin Laden. On Monday, a Justice Ministry spokesman released more details about the group, saying that 323 will serve time in jail “varying from a few months to 30 years, with 13 of them sentenced to more than 20 years,” according to the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
A family in Saudi Arabia has taken a genie to court, alleging theft and harassment, according to local media.