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Summary: Arab Bank PLC was found to have supported the terrorist group Hamas, a United States jury found. A United States jury found Arab Bank PLC liable for assisting Hamas, the Wall Street Journal reports. The landmark case is the…>read moreNo Comment September 23, 2014
Summary: The law firm of Squire Patton Boggs has lost a team of 23 lawyers from the Middle East following its merger. A team of 23 lawyers, which made up the legacy Squire Sanders practice in the Middle East, has left…>read moreNo Comment August 20, 2014
Two months ago four female lawyers were granted licenses to practice law in a society traditionally patriarchal. Now women is Saudi Arabia will have their rights protected and seek legal advice and legal aid. Bayan Mahmoud Al Zahran is…>read moreNo Comment January 6, 2014
The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has reversed a lower court ruling and revived a lawsuit by victims of September 11, 2001 attacks. The lawsuit alleges Saudi Arabia provided material support to al Qaeda and should…>read moreNo Comment December 21, 2013
International human rights watchdog Amnesty International reported on Wednesday that Saudi authorities have sentenced to prison a prominent human rights lawyer for signing a petition in 2011 that happened to criticize Saudi Arabian authorities for their heavy-handedness in dealing with 16 reformists.…>read moreNo Comment October 30, 2013
Nada al-Ahdal seems especially prescient and articulate about her situation as a potential 11-year-old bride. The “gifted singer” ran away from her biological parents after they arranged for the second time to have her married off to a much older…>read more1 Comment July 22, 2013
The FBI is steamed about these pressure cookers, ever since the Tsarnaev brothers deployed two pressure cooker bombs to injure hundreds of people at the Boston Marathon. The metallic cooking devices have inadvertently assumed the shape of evil in the…>read moreNo Comment May 13, 2013
“You’re so fine the religious police are going to banish you,” might be a relevant pickup line, or alternatively, “You’re so handsome, you should wear a veil yourself,” now that three men have allegedly been ejected from Saudi Arabia by…>read moreNo Comment April 26, 2013
One of the justifications for expecting Saudi Arabian women to wear a burka — a full body veil — is that this discourages rape: out of sight out of mind. Following the thread of that logic, a Saudi cleric issued…>read moreNo Comment February 4, 2013
Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world that forbids women to drive, and which was ranked second to last in a Thomson Reuters global survey of women’s rights, is adding one more injustice to their repertoire: when a woman…>read moreNo Comment November 23, 2012
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