Tag: Restrictions

Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

Chinese county bans school children from mosques

AFP | Authorities in a Muslim-majority county in northwest China have banned schoolchildren from going to mosques during their winter holidays, a state-run daily reported...

Banning primary education in English might backfire on Iran

Andrew Korybko | Iran banned the teaching of English in both government and non-government primary schools. The decree comes after a week of protests at...

Taj Mahal visitors limited to preserve iconic monument

AFP | India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to...

What foreign policy will the US adopt in the east next...

M K Bhadrakumar | The leitmotif of the US foreign policy in 2018 is going to be a last-ditch attempt to “contain” Russia’s resurgence on...

Shehbaz reviews shutdown order of cement factories at Katas Raj temple

News Analysis | Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday, 2nd December, reconsidered the measures taken for restoration of the Katas Raj Temple, it’s dried...

Saudi Arabia Eases restrictions on messaging apps, but WhatsApp and Viber...

Afef Abrougui |  After more than four years of heavy censorship, Saudi Arabia has eased restrictions on the use of internet-based call and messaging (VoIP) applications. In...

Green light to women in Saudi Arabia: Is this the victory...

News Analysis | The King of Saudi Arabia has issued a decree allowing women to drive. The order – issued by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud –...

Moscow nervous as the US-North Korean tensions rise

M K Bhadrakumar | Moscow’s diktat to the US to slash the latter’s diplomat and staff strength in Russia by 755 personnel generously put September...

What is the government up to with Ramazan bill & PTA:...

With Ramadan approaching in a few weeks’ time, Pakistanis are making the necessary preparations. The legislators are also at work to 'uphold the sanctity'...

Russian government curtails critical expression through social media censorship

On February 9, Twitter user “The OSINT” posted a screenshot of an unusual email he received from Twitter explaining that some of his tweets would not be...

Saudi Women take baby steps in Gym life under Al-Saud’s watchful...

James M. Dorsey | A Saudi decision to license within weeks the kingdom’s first women-only gyms constitutes progress in a country in which women’s rights...

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