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Today Saudi women are making football history

Press review, 01/12/2018

Last update: 2018-01-12 11:25:33

Today Saudi women are making football history. An event in King Fahd Stadium in capital Riyadh, for the first time women will watch the soccer match of the Saudi Professional League live (BBC).


According to Vali Nasr of the Atlantic, protests in Iran won't turn out in a revolution, as they did in 1979. Unless the urban middle class and the poor will join in.


US Vice President Mike Pence will meet Middle Eastern elites to tone down after the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Next week Pence will face regional tensions, particularly between Saudi Arabia and Jordan (al-Monitor).


Although the newly rising protests in Tunisia, the Weekly Standard says the country is still a success out of the Arab Spring, for its improvement in women's rights, secular curriculum, and attitude toward the West.