Wednesday, 28 February 2018 09:55

Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

Riyadh, 28 Feb 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: Saudi Arabia has for the very first time opened applications for women to enlist in the military as the kingdom continues to enact reforms granting females more access to a wide range of previously forbidden careers.
Islamabad, 28 Feb 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Tuesday appointed Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as its acting president while former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was named the party’s “Quaid (leader) for life”.
Eastern Ghouta, Syria, 28 Feb 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: Flouting international cease-fire efforts, the Assad regime on Tuesday fired artillery shells into Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta enclave, killing at least five civilians, according to the Syrian White Helmets civil defense group.
Syria, 28 Feb 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: In a startling disclosure, a special BBC report has revealed that many Syrian women have been – and are being – sexually exploited in return for aid. The abuse has reportedly been going on for years, with little or no measures taken by UN and its agencies to address it.
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