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Saudi Shura Council Speaker Passes Away

of the Saudi Shura (consultative) council, passed away Thursday morning at King Faisal hospital in Riy Sheikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim bin Jubair, speaker of the Saudi Shura (consultative) council, passed away Thursday morning at King Faisal hospital in Riyadh aged 76, reported the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA). ...

18/05/2010 - 16:22 - comment 0

Move over Men! Saudi women standing up to Shura again over male permission policies

Aziza Yousef told AFP that "rights activists have petitioned the Shura (consultative) Council ... that Saudi women activists are petitioning the country's top consultative council to limit male ... the country's top consultative council to limit male guardians' "absolute authority" over women. ...

Editor's Choice - 02/03/2014 - 14:29 - comment 0

Saudi Shura Council approves tax cuts for foreign companies

investment into Saudi Arabia, the nation’s Shura consultative council has approved tax cuts on foreign firms’ ... In a bid to attract foreign investment into Saudi Arabia, the nation’s Shura consultative council has approved tax cuts on foreign firms’ profits from 45 ...

15/08/2010 - 11:47 - comment 0

Historic moment for Saudi as King swears in Shura Council's first female members

Members of the Saudi Shura Council, including 30 women ... Members of the Saudi Shura Council, including 30 women for the first time in history, were sworn ... News, Saudi Arabia) Members of the Saudi Shura Council, including 30 women for the first time ...

20/02/2013 - 09:29 - comment 0

Saudi misogynistic clerics protest to keep the Shura Council estrogen-free

changes in the country and these latest appointments in the Shura Council that do not represent ... on Friday to name 30 women to the 150-seat Shura Council. The group called for clerics to be granted ... to the Shura Council." Abdullah's decrees marked a breakthrough in the conservative kingdom ...

Editor's Choice - 17/01/2013 - 15:37 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia might finally give up its Thursday-Friday weekend

community by sharing Saturday off. Saudi Arabia’s consultative Shura Council this 'week' voted ... as recommended by the Shura (Consultative) Council, a Shura member said that the process could take up to one ... as recommended by the Shura (Consultative) Council, a Shura member said that the process could take up to one ...

Editor's Choice - 25/04/2013 - 09:13 - comment 0

Saudi women appointed to all-male advisory council, in historic decision

(Consultative Council) , which marked a historic first as the reform-driven Saudi monarch pushed ... appointed 30 women to the previously all-male 150 members Majlis Shura (Consultative Council), which marked ... appointed 30 women to the previously all-male Shura council. King Abdullah Bin ...

12/01/2013 - 04:00 - comment 0

Political Saudi women add driving to the agenda

of Saudi Arabia's Shura Consultative Council filed a recommendation on Tuesday that a ban on women ... body -- also known as the Saudi Consultative Council -- which advises the monarch on policy but cannot ... Arabia's Shura Consultative Council filed a recommendation on Tuesday that a ban on women driving ...

Editor's Choice - 09/10/2013 - 09:45 - comment 0

Saudi's Hayat Sindi appointed to Scientific Advisory Board

to the Kingdom’s consultative Shura Council , is among 26 scientists from around the world to join the newly ... consultative Shura Council, is among 26 scientists from around the world to join the newly constituted body, ... The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Saudi scientist and researcher Hayat Sindi ...

Editor's Choice - 04/11/2013 - 10:55 - comment 0

Consultations Underway for Choosing Members of Shura Council in Bahrain

of the new Shura council. The Emir of Bahrain Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa would issue a decre Bahrain is currently preparing for choosing members of the new Shura council, reported ArabicNews.com, ... issue a decree to appoint them in coming September.  The new appointed council will comprise some ...

19/05/2010 - 10:03 - comment 0