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Comment: Women's empowerment in Saudi Arabia will remain a sham initiative as long as the activists campaigning for such rights remain in prison, writes Alainna Liloia.

Women's right activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has started a hunger strike due to her conditions in detention.

Lebanese-British journalist snubs Saudi G20 invitation citing women's rights

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanese-British journalist snubs Saudi G20 invitation citing women's rights

While many have lauded Zahra Hankir for her boycott, her post sparked substantial backlash.

<em>Loujain</em> Alhathloul's health 'extremely deteriorating' amid hunger strike

The New Arab Staff

Loujain Alhathloul's health 'extremely deteriorating' amid hunger strike

Loujain Alhathloul has reportedly launched a hunger strike in Saudi prison over months of an unfair family contact ban, her ...

Joshua-Ruiz rematch puts Saudi sportswashing back in the ring

Sam Hamad

Joshua-Ruiz rematch puts Saudi sportswashing back in the ring

Comment: Lured by vast sums of money, the boxing elite has opted to bury its head in the sand when it comes to Saudi Arabia's shameful record, ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia intimidating family of imprisoned doctor, son says

Saudi authorities are trying to intimidate the family of jailed Dr Walid Fitaihi, a dual US-Saudi citizen, into staying silent on his alleged torture, his son Ahmed says.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi media brands women's rights activists 'traitors'

Just weeks ahead of lifting the driving ban, Saudi authorities have arrested prominent women's rights activists.

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