Why Saudi astronomers will find it harder to spot this year’s Ramadan crescent

Sunday, 13 May 2018

A number of Muslim scholars involved in the sighting of the Ramadan crescent have said it will be ......

The contribution of female Muslim scholars in Islamic history

Friday, 14 April 2017

Suhaila Zain Al-Abideen is a Saudi social activist and senior member of the National Society for Human Rights.


Save preaching from preachers

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.


Saudi scholar advises sex abusers to undergo castration

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Sexual predators with prior criminal records who fear they might assault women and children again ......

Academic freedoms are a must, says Rowhani

Monday, 14 October 2013

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Monday that authorities should encourage academic freedom ......