Daily Archives: November 19, 2015

SYRIAN JOURNALIST WINS FRENCH MEDIA FREEDOM PRIZE

SYRIAN JOURNALIST WINS FRENCH MEDIA FREEDOM PRIZE

A Syrian journalist who lives and works in the war-scarred city of Aleppo was awarded the Reporters without Borders Prize in France on Tuesday for her defence of press freedom. The Paris-based media rights group singled out Zaina Erhaim for ... Read More »

WOMAN ELECTED HEAD OF UAE ADVISORY PARLIAMENT

WOMAN ELECTED HEAD OF UAE ADVISORY PARLIAMENT

A woman was elected as the first female to lead the UAE’s Federal National Council, the half-elected parliament that serves as an advisory body, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. Amal al-Qubaisi, previously FNC deputy speaker, was elected as ... Read More »

LEADERS OF TOMORROW: 30 WOMEN ELECTED TO DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

LEADERS OF TOMORROW: 30 WOMEN ELECTED TO DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

HARIPUR: Social activists have unanimously elected a 33-member district assembly in Haripur earlier this week. The initiative has been introduced by the Haripur chapter of Sungi Foundation and seeks to encourage potential women leaders in the district. During the first phase, ... Read More »