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  1. Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Celebrates Summer Season With Special OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    To celebrate the summer season and to add comfort and value for its guests, Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel launched special offers for the guests and visitors. The "ladies Night, Every Night" offer is held at EVOO restaurant, where the guests will enjoy sitting at the EVOO's beautiful garden, tuning to Sheraton's resident DJ Liona.

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  2. Laptop ban: US lifts restrictions on Saudi Arabian flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BBC News

    The ban on laptops in cabins of direct flights from Saudi Arabia to the United States has been lifted according to Saudi Arabian Airlines . King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh have both been inspected and cleared to allow laptops in aircraft cabins.

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  3. U.S. ends laptop ban on Middle East airlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBC News

    A four-month ban on large electronics on flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa has ended after U.S. officials inspected security at the airports. The United States has ended a four-month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard U.S. bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

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  4. Saudi police release Snapchat 'model in skirt' without chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A still from the video of a girl in minishirt said to be walking in the desert region of Najd, where many of Saudi Arabia's most conservative tribes and families are from, is followed by other shots of her sitting in the desert. The short video also went viral on Snapchat.

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  5. The Saudi Dress Code DebacleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch

    A woman named Khulood was interrogated yesterday in Riyadh and handed over for prosecution. Her transgression? Wearing "indecent" clothing.

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  6. Saudi police release miniskirt video woman without chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newsday

    Saudi police have released a young woman who appeared in a video wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in public without charge. She was summoned for questioning after a video of her dressed in "indecent" clothing sparked a heated debate in the Muslim country.

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  7. Bank Nizwa Credit Cards Continue to Attract New CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Since its launch in December 2015, Bank Nizwa's wide range of Shari'a-compliant Credit Cards have continued to experience solid growth across all segments. People availing of Bank Nizwa's expansive suite of cards, enjoy a wide range of lifestyle benefits ranging from worldwide acceptance and competitive rates to lounge access, special discounts and enhanced security.

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  8. Saudi police question woman who wore miniskirt in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    Saudi police said Tuesday they were questioning a woman who appeared in an online video in a miniskirt and crop top walking through a historic site in the ultraconservative kingdom. A series of videos, initially posted over the weekend to the Snapchat account of "Model Khulood", show a young woman in a high-waisted miniskirt walking through a fort in Ushaiqer, outside the capital Riyadh, playing with sand in the dunes and turning towards the camera for a close-up, her long hair uncovered.

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  9. Challenges awaiting Qataris willing to carry out Hajj rituals, NHRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Egypt Today

    The Semi-governmental organization's statement said that Qataris suffered the current year in order to carry out the lesser pilgrimage during the holy month of Ramadan, as a result for the blockade imposed against the tiny Emirate by Saudi Arabia, United Arab of Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain. The statement addressed the obstacles facing the Qatari citizens willing to go to Mecca, such as banning trading Qatari currency inside the Saudi Kingdom, financial transaction and the closure of the Saudi Embassy in Doha.

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  10. Saudi woman in short skirt splits the kingdom into supporters and those calling for arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Canada.com

    A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online over the weekend by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around in public, with some Saudis calling for her arrest and others rushing to her defence. State-linked news websites reported on Monday that officials in the deeply conservative Muslim country are looking into taking possible action against the woman, who violated the kingdom's rules of dress.

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  11. Saudi police question miniskirt video womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    Saudi police have questioned a young woman who appeared in a video wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in public. The video sparked a heated debate on social media, with some demanding she be punished for breaking the Muslim country's strict dress code.

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  12. Saudis probe scantily-clad woman spotted on SnapchatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of Israel

    Saudi authorities tracked down this scantily-dressed model featured on social media in the kingdom, July 18, 2017. Saudi police said Tuesday they were questioning a woman who appeared in an online video in a miniskirt and crop top walking through a historic site in the ultraconservative kingdom.

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  13. Saudi woman's miniskirt video sparks social media firestormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online over the weekend by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around in public, with some Saudis calling for her arrest and others rushing to her defense. State-linked news websites reported on Monday that officials in the deeply conservative Muslim country are looking into taking possible action against the woman, who violated the kingdom's rules of dress.

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  14. Video of Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Is Causing Major Cultural Backlash: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Billboard

    On Monday, a young Saudi woman allegedly named Khulood caused online controversy when she posted a video of her walking around the historic fort in Ushaiager, a village north of the capital, Riyadh, where many of Saudi Arabia 's most conservative families live. The video , which was initially posted on her Snapchat and then downloaded to Twitter, shows Khulood in a printed miniskirt and black crop top with the caption saying something along the lines of "if it was a foreign beauty she would be charming, but because it is a Saudi, request a trial!" U US U O U Oa O O U O UOEO U O U OaOoO2U USO O O U...O U O O O U O USU OaU OaO O1UOEU O U O ..

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  15. Miniskirt sparks controversy in Saudi social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Egypt Today

    A Saudi Woman called "Khulood" posted to the social network Snapchat a video showing a woman in a miniskirt walking in an empty historic fort in Ushaiager, a village north of the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. U O UOE O O3U...U O U...USO U O U USO O O U U O UOEO O U OaO O O UOEO U UOE U...O UOEU O O O UOEU O O O U O3O1USO UOEO O O O1O O U U O O3 OaO USU U USO U O O1O O U O O O UOEO USU U ...!! pic.twitter.com/ObqEo8dKGN In Saudi Arabia, wearing abayas and modest clothing is part of the Kingdom's laws and all women in the Kingdom must wear loose-fitting abayas in public.

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  16. Saudi girl's online post in miniskirt draws conservative ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    Women in Saudi Arabia must wear long, loose robes known as abayas in public. Most also cover their hair and face with a black veil, though exceptions are made for visiting dignitaries.

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  17. A video of a woman in a skirt sparks outrage in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

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  18. Saudia Arabia processing 800 Ghanaians for deportation - Ayorkor BotchweyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's Embassy in Saudi Arabia is processing 800 illegal Ghanaian migrants there for deportation following the expiration of an amnesty granted illegal residents to leave or be sanctioned. According to the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, government is subsidising the travelling cost of these individuals.

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  19. Saudi Arabia to offer girls gym class for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Canada.com

    In this Saturday, May 20, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman during a bilateral meeting, in Riyadh. Such questions have suddenly become points of public policy in Saudi Arabia as public schools in the ultraconservative kingdom prepare, for the first time in their history, to offer physical education for girls.

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  20. 11 Indian, Bangladeshi workers die in Saudi building fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Fox News

    The kingdom's civil defense says the fire, which broke out Wednesday in the southwestern city of Najran, injured another six. Saudi media, quoting civil defense, say the victims were from India and Bangladesh.

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