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Apple will investigate a Saudi application

Copyright of the image Getty Images Legend According to a human rights group, the app allows men to prevent women from traveling more easily A Saudi application that can be used to track women and prevent them from traveling will… Continue Reading →

Absher, an application of the Saudi Interior Ministry, hosts Apple's and Google's mobile app stores to help locals track and dictate where women can travel

Apple and Google have been accused of helping to "enforce apartheid" in Saudi Arabia, proposing an ominous application that allows men to follow women and prevent them from leaving the country. Absher is a government web service that allows men… Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia denies involvement in the leakage of private messages from Jeff Bezos

In his extraordinary Medium post last week accused American Media Inc of "extortion and blackmail," Bezos hinted (but did not state explicitly) that there might be a connection between Saudi Arabia and the publication of his personal messages with Lauren… Continue Reading →

The Saudi start-up at the origin of the anonymous Sarahah comment application, banned by intimidation by Apple and Google, launches Enoff, an anonymous commentary app in the workplace for iOS

Sarahah, the anonymous email application founded in Saudi Arabia that has become an unexpected viral sensation among teens, recording more than 300 million registered users before being banned by Apple and Google for intimidation, is back in the App Store… Continue Reading →

Sources: In recent weeks, Amazon has contacted major third-party sellers about a new market it plans to launch in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

The Middle East is a potentially lucrative market for Amazon. Part of the region is full of millionaires and most commercial transactions are in English, which facilitates the growth of US-based sellers. But it also involves unique risks, namely the… Continue Reading →

Israeli cyberintelligence company denies its role in killing Khashoggi, but will not "deny or confirm" Saudi sales

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 2011. Photo: Virginia Mayo (Grouvy Today) One of the co-founders of the Israeli cyber-intelligence firm, behind the NSO group's powerful Pegasus phone monitoring software, denied that their products were… Continue Reading →

A Saudi teenager who tweeted the desperate situation gets asylum and arrives in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, in cap, smiles while addressing the media at Toronto Pearson International Airport, alongside Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Cole Burston / Getty Images The Saudi girl who fled her family and caught the world's attention with… Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia will now inform women by SMS if they have divorced

A mobile store in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, in 2010. Photo: STR (Grouvy Today) Women in Saudi Arabia, who have long been subject to a litany of misogynist restrictions, including the laws on totalitarian tutelage of men, will soon… Continue Reading →

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