Driving abayas for comfortable journey finds new market in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 09 August 2018

Following the lifting of the ban on women driving in the Kingdom, comfort and fashion are the key ......

Saudi Eman Joharjy designs abayas for freer lifestyles

Thursday, 28 June 2018

When Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving ended on Sunday, fashion designer Eman Joharjy and ......

Saudi cleric al-Ghamdi: Abaya is not mandatory as per Islam’s teachings

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Sheikh Ahmed al-Ghamdi, former head of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of ......

Thousands take to social media to support Saudi Crown Prince’s abaya statements

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Social media went abuzz following Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s statement during ......

Saudi Crown Prince says black abayas not obligatory ‘decent attire’ for women

Monday, 19 March 2018

In his first televised interview with a US media outlet, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed ......

The return of society to moderation

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi is a former Saudi diplomat who specializes in Southeast Asian affairs. He can be reached at algham@hotmail.com or via Twitter @DrAliAlghamdi


‘Made in the GCC’: Dressing abayas around the world - myth or reality?

Sunday, 16 July 2017

While the world is witnessing the second month of the GCC crisis (between Qatar on one side, and ......

How D&G is capitalizing on the Muslim faith

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Yara al Wazir is a humanitarian activist. She is the founder of The Green Initiative ME and a developing partner of Sharek Stories. She can be followed and contacted on twitter @YaraWazir


Women escaping ISIS victoriously remove black clothing

Saturday, 06 June 2015

Women who have been living under ISIS reign have fled and victoriously cast off the long black veils ......

Dubai municipality offers abayas ‎to women not abiding by dress code

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The Dubai municipality is offering abayas to women who do not follow the emirate’s dress code ......

Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner don hijabs at Abu Dhabi mosque

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid along with other friends arrived in the United Arab ......

CSR initiatives essential to Saudi youth empowerment: summit

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The importance of corporate social responsibility in the development of the Saudi community and ......

Lady Gaga dons hijab for shopping in Istanbul

Friday, 19 September 2014

While U.S. pop queen Lady Gaga is well known for her extravagent taste in clothing, she recently ......

Video: Fashionista Tamara al-Gabbani talks business, designing and modeling for DKNY

Saturday, 06 September 2014

Are you confident enough to "be your own hero?" Fashionistas, take note - Tamara ......

Outrage over ‘modesty’ signs at Saudi girls’ schools

Sunday, 01 June 2014

Signs posted on the walls of several girls’ schools in Saudi Arabia have prompted concerns ......