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Empowered Saudi business women on the rise

by Waldenburg International College and the International Council for Human Rights, Arbitration, Political and Strategic Studies. “We worked on a program called the Jeddah Entrepreneurs Meet , where we took a number ... businesses and be part of the Kingdom’s highest legislative body — the Shoura Council. In fact, Saudi women ...

Editor's Choice - 30/09/2013 - 10:04 - comment 0

Despite all, Saudi women upbeat about future empowerment

for the most influential figure in the world by Waldenburg International College and the International Council for Human Rights, Arbitration, Political and Strategic Studies. “We worked on a program called ... of the Kingdom’s highest legislative body — the Shoura Council. In fact, Saudi women are one of the most ...

30/09/2013 - 07:01 - comment 0

Red Cross will only provide aid to Qusair when fighting ends

was over. The director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an activist group with a network ... was over.The director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an activist group with a network of contacts ... were echoed by U.N. human rights chief and its relief coordinator, who jointly called for a ceasefire ...

03/06/2013 - 08:27 - comment 0

Egypt's NGO Bill facing fierce criticism from rights groups

director at the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, told Ahram Onl ... to Egyptian law. Tabled last February by the Islamist-led Shura Council's human development ... Hosni Mubarak. Navi Pillay, UN high commissioner for human rights, recently urged the Egyptian ...

29/05/2013 - 05:57 - comment 0

US Gov’t, Media Boost Human Rights Criticism of Egypt as Rift with Israel Widens

Saleh in his April 14 argument.     CAUSE FOR ALARM     International human rights ... of political parties, human rights and other nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), professional associations ... Amman  Egypt's sentencing of a prominent human rights activist to a seven-year jail term has reaped ...

18/05/2010 - 19:28 - comment 0

Kicking the wrong 'derrière': Iran's economic sanctions need to be placed on Israel

trade, including for payments to international organisations and Iranians studying abroad. “It ... not only use of force but also the threat of force in international relations. The right of defense does ... The EU’s Council of Ministers will be asked to adopt legislation necessary to amend those sanctions ...

24/12/2013 - 11:35 - comment 0

Kuwait hesitant to sign GCC security agreement

for Strategic Studies. “What the agreement doesn’t say makes it open for interpretation,” she added ... that the agreement violates basic human rights, others believe that the controversy it has caused is exaggerated, ... that the agreement will not infringe their human rights, analysts noted, suggesting the addition of annexes ...

02/03/2014 - 09:00 - comment 0

Will the GCC, EU ever find the way to go bilateral?

will be able and willing to display the required political will and the necessary strategic vision to realize ... and the EU will be able and willing to display the required political will and the necessary strategic vision ... and respect for human rights, has it become clear that the EU has no leverage over the GCC as an organization ...

15/12/2013 - 15:36 - comment 0

Whatever happened to Amr Moussa, the regional peacemaker with so much promise?

surveys conducted by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, which for eight weeks put ... for Political and Strategic Studies, which for eight weeks put former Arab League chief Amr Moussa at the head ... issues like corruption, human rights and torture." Although Moussa and presidential contender  ...

28/05/2012 - 16:26 - comment 1

Report: Kuwait Makes Significant Gains in Women's Rights

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=175 ) released by the influential human rights group Freedom House, on the occasion of International ... Council in September 2008, touted Kuwait's commitment to all human rights. He asserted that the State ... a new study (http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=175) released by the influential human rig ...

16/05/2010 - 17:01 - comment 0