The US’ Love-Hate Relationship with Saudi Arabia

Over the course of the past few months, the United States’ relationship with Saudi Arabia has become increasingly more tense. Two incidents, the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the ongoing War in Yemen, are responsible for the deterioration of relationship between the two countries. To resolve these disputes, the United States should initiate a […]

Saudi Arabia’s Vile Treatment of Its Citizens

Futile Attempts to Invoke Change Most of the time, when people speak up about certain issues, it is because they are hoping to inflict change in the process. This is true for the citizens and activists of Saudi Arabia, who criticize their government not because they despise their country, but in hopes that politicians will […]

Saudi Women Take The Wheel

History is made even in modern times. In June of this year, women from all corners of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia witnessed their passion and dedication transform into progress; a long-held ruling which banned women from behind the automobile wheel has been lifted. In the aftermath of recent change in which women across Saudi […]

Saudi Arabian Women: Free to Drive, But The Road to Liberty Is A Long One

Introduction On June 24, Saudi Arabian women took to the streets to drive for the first time as the Saudi monarchy lifted their driving ban on women. This comes as a part of the reforms headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who removed the ban in hopes of welcoming more women into the workforce. […]

The Plight of Pilgrims

The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, and a compulsory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime. This year, a record 2 million people embarked on the journey of a lifetime; several Pakistanis people in the mix as well. For too many, this would be their last. The Pakistani Government has always had […]