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She has been working as a member of the Oasis International Foundation's editorial staff since 2011. After acquiring a degree in the Cultures, Institutions and Languages of Eurasia and the Mediterranean from the Ca' Foscari University in Venice in 2009, she obtained her doctorate from the same university in 2014, with a thesis on contemporary scientific exegesis of the Qur'an.
The Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Muhammad al-‘Issa, was appointed to lead the main prayer at the annual pilgrimage, arousing the indignation of the Islamists. Who is al-‘Issa and why is he so controversial?
Mohammed bin Salman’s recent statements suggest that Saudi Arabia could move towards a post-Wahhabi era characterised by limited application of Sharia law and reform of the Saudi judicial system
In Saudi Arabia, some women have exploited sex segregation to assume positions as religious leaders. However, their role remains ambiguous: on the one hand, they guarantee a female presence in the public space; on the other, they are spokespersons for the Wahhabi establishment.
The spread of Coronavirus and the collapse of the oil market are straining the Saudi economy and Muhammad bin Salman’s projects. Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is in danger of definitively sinking as austerity policies threaten the social contract.