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Driving not ‘be all’ of Saudi women’s rights: princess

7 months, 15 days ago
WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia is working to address deeper issues on the path to women's rights after allowing them to drive and attend soccer matches, one of the kingdom's top female officials said Wednesday. "These are things that are quick…

UN to ‘urgently’ send rights probe to Myanmar

1 year, 6 months ago
The UN rights council agreed Friday to "urgently" launch an investigation into violations against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, including torture, murder and rapes allegedly committed by troops. The Geneva-based body decided to "dispatch…

World marks women’s day with rights under attack

1 year, 7 months ago
PARIS: No self-congratulations but calls to action will mark many celebrations of the 40th International Women's Day on Wednesday, as the fight for equality faces new threats. Murders of women in Latin America, anti-abortion movements in…

Historical letter that Malcolm X wrote after Hajj

2 years, 1 month ago
At this very moment, millions of Muslims from all around the world are performing their Hajj (pilgrimage) to Mecca. In 1964 Malcolm X did just that. The Hajj journey drastically changed the course of his life. It especially changed his…

Tribunal Rules: China has no historic rights in South China Sea

2 years, 3 months ago
THE HAGUE: China has no legal basis to claim "historic rights" to islands in the South China Sea and has violated Manila's sovereign rights, an international tribunal ruled on Tuesday, in a bitter dispute that risks stoking further tensions…