Tag: Saudi

Saudi women allowed to ride bikes

Photo: EPA Saudi women, who for many years have sought opportunities to operate vehicles have obtained such a right with the corresponding decision being made by the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in the Saudi kingdom.  However, they have only been allowed to […]

The photos Saudi Arabia doesn’t want seen – and proof Islam’s most holy relics are being demolished in Mecca

Archaeologists fear billion-pound development has led to destruction of key historical sites Jerome Taylor Friday, 15 March 2013 The authorities in Saudi Arabia have begun dismantling some of the oldest sections of Islam’s most important mosque as part of a highly controversial multi-billion expansion. Photographs obtained by The […]