Saudi women will drive a high-speed train in the kingdom by the end of the current year, a Saudi rail official has said. “Saudi female drivers are being trained and groomed for steering the Haramaim train,” Rayan Al Harbi, the deputy c..
The State of Qatar affirmed its keenness to support the efforts aimed at enhancing the participation of Afghan women in the peacemaking and peacebuilding process, and its aspiration to ensure their right to education and equal employment opportunitie..
The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has announced a contribution of $5 million towards the UN Special Trust Fund for Afghanistan to support the UNDP-led, Area-Based Approach for Development Emergency Initiatives (ABADEI) in Afghanistan to restore a..
Two women have been sentenced to death in Iran on charges of "corruption on earth" and human trafficking over the last few days, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported on Monday. Advocates and rights groups took to social media to..
Monesa Mubarez is not going to give up the rights she and other Afghan women won during 20 years of Western-backed rule easily. Before the hardline Islamist Taliban movement swept back to power a year ago, the 31-year-old served as a director of p..
Thirty one Saudi women, who began their training earlier this year to become Saudi Arabia’s first female train drivers, have embarked on their cab apprenticeship on the Haramain High Speed Train that operate between Makkah and Madinah via Jedda..
The rights of Saudi women are severely restricted, and women weren't allowed to attend football fixtures in stadiums until 2017. Saudi Arabia, Australia, Jordan and Uzbekistan have submitted Expressions of Interest to host the 2026 W..
Iranian authorities put three women to death on Wednesday for murdering their husbands, a human rights charity says. According to the Iran Human Rights Group they were among 32 people executed in the past week alone. A former child bride, convi..
A Moroccan preacher has sparked controversy by linking the success of the women's national football team to natural disasters and other hardships in the country. The Moroccan women's football team made history by reaching th..