Saudi women will for the first time be allowed to enter a sports stadium on Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams — though they will be segregated from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called “family section.”
By Kampala Post Reporter
Saudi King Salman has ordered that women be allowed to drive from next June, in a historic decision that makes the ultra-conservative kingdom the last country in the world to permit women behind the wheel.
The imam of Mecca's Grand Mosque denounced those who "cause conflict among Muslims" in his final Friday sermon before the annual Hajj pilgrimage, as rifts widen among Gulf neighbours and wars continue across the Middle East.
By Sakur AbdulSalam
The Saudi ambassador to Uganda Dr. Abdullah Fahad Al Qahtani has asked Uganda pilgrims to pray for President Yoweri Museveni to continue ruling the country in a rational manner.