Also, the women of Saudi Arabia have literally been fighting for these rights since the 90’s. And me personally I believe that all humans are equal. Lastly, letting women drive will increase the economy in Saudi Arabia because now women do not have keep spending their money on private drivers or paying a relative to take them work. Now they can invest that money back into their families or anything else that is essential to them. Many of the kingdoms professional and young people will welcome the change, looking at it as a step to making life in Saudi Arabia like everywhere else in the
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is considered a major power in the Middle East. Many factors contribute to Saudi Arabia being such a power house. These factors are their economical wealth, military strength, and continuation to slowly adjust politically to the world. Saudi Arabia, once a land of tribes, is continuing to grow, and these are the reasons why. To start, Saudi Arabia’s success as major power in the Middle East is greatly contributed to their economical wealth.
The Five Themes of Geography Applied to Saudi Arabia -Payton Lehnerz Location Absolute location is a mathematical and precise location of a country. The absolute location of the Saudi Arabia is 25 00 N, 45 00 E. Relatively, the Saudi Arabia is located in the Middle East; north of Yemen and Oman; and South of Iraq and Jordan. Saudi Arabia is also bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/sa.html Place The physical characteristics of Saudi Arabia can be broken down into four natural regions. In the West are mountainous highlands; Central contains the rocky plateau; East are low-lying fertile coastal plains; and covering majority of the
Kristof uses his personal experiences to write this passage. He interviewed some women in Saudi Arabia about how they are dress differently with others. They cover themselves with back cloaks and not an inch of their body were shown except their eyes. A lot of women in Saudi Arabia says they are fine with that because that’s their tradition and culture. Then, the author talked about a lack of gender equality, and he agrees if women are deserve to be given a choice for themselves.
His father named Mohammad Taqi Shariati was a reform minded cleric and lived his life by doing lecture in his own religious hall (Bayat, a: 1990). His father strong advocacy for reforms in Iran had influenced Shariati’s intellectual mind the most. Despite their family including his father being shiites, the conservative Ulama of Iran accused his father as a Sunni Muslim and a Wahhabi (Abrahamian, 1982). Wahabbi the ideologue of Sunni Saudi Arabia, is Iran’s enemy in terms of propagation of religion due to some differences although both are Muslims. The major difference between Sunni and Shi’a is the issue of who succeeds Prophet Muhammad.
Saudi Arabia holds approximately 70% of youth population, these young people will be a great asset in the success of the objectives and the vision as a whole because of the amount of enthusiasm and energy they have towards change and development. Weaknesses: Since Saudi Arabia is a big country that consists of more than 30 million people, there are different cultural groups of the society, it would be difficult for diversified mentalities to be accepting of the rapid changes that are happening. Another major weakness is that Saudi Arabia suffers from the very hot weather, which could be a barrier from practicing outdoor
This concept was explained by Shibley Telhami, who wrote that that while many Egyptians practice Islam out of faith, there are some (secular Muslims) who practice Islam and follow Sharia law because they have the right to do so (Washington Post, 2013). I also believe that this lack of separation has been a cause for much of the current turmoil and tension in Egypt. Many of the individuals and youth that are leading these movements are secular, and they are trying to fight against the religious Muslim leadership in Egypt. Although one cannot completely explain religion as an ideology (something that influences policy) it is possible to look religion as a part of a broader national identity, which at the end of the day will play a role in the way a country
The ideology that women do not deserve quality education is therefore preserved. However, it is important to note that the position of women in Saudi Arabia is not perpetuated by the Islamic religion but rather, self-driven motives that aim to subordinate women (Shukri, 1999). Due to the manipulation
The Saudi’s want to be the next big expansion in the Middle East. When Alan reaches the “KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY: ONE MAN’S VISION, ONE NATION’S HOPE” he is shocked to see nothing but two buildings (pg. 40). The King in this case saw the impact Dubia had on the world and wants to bring that same paradise to his land. If he succeeds he can ensure a positive future for himself and would begin the global capitalism for the rest of Saudi Arabia.
Life in Arabia before Islam, around 600 AD, was divided into many tribes and cities which were ruled by the Merchants. There was no unity in Arabia, as the poor were slaves and were badly treated. Small girls were buried alive as they were considered a disgrace to the family. A city called Mecca, ruled by the tribe Quraysh, was important to the Arabs as it contained the Kaaba, a cuboid building, which was the center of Arabian religious life. It housed about 360 gods that they worshiped.