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Another Milestone for Women in Saudi Arabia Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Arabic Language

Marhaba! Today I have yet another beautiful story in the Arab world and in particular the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. What makes this story even more promising is that it discusses a new milestone for women in Saudi Arabia and in one of the most male-dominated industries and fields: finance! I know that many dear Arabic lovers will enjoy learning more about this important story. I am very happy about this and I wanted to share my joy with you all.

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As always, I want you dear Arabic lovers to learn how to discuss the most recent and noteworthy developments in the world in Arabic. I am sharing a news story about a new milestone for women in Saudi Arabia in the form of a listening comprehension exercise from Al Arabiya. I want you all to perfect your listening skills. As always, I have some questions for you to answer. Good luck! Share your thoughts on the news story on this page and/or via our Twitter/Facebook pages.

Questions:
1) When, according to the host, did changes start to occur to the status of women in Saudi Arabia?
2) What are some of the major domains in Saudi society in which Saudi women have been able to progress, as enumerated by the host and his guest?
3) According to the caption shown under the guest’s image, what is her name and occupation?
4) How much do Saudi women approximately have in numerical value in the Saudi financial sector?
5) What is the relationship between transparency and the presence of women in the financial sector?

 For now take care and stay tuned for the answers soon!
Happy Learning!
Have a nice day!!
نهاركم سعيد

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About the Author: jesa

Salam everyone! Born as an American to two originally Arab parents, I have been raised and have spent most of my life in Beirut, Lebanon. I have lived my good times and my bad times in Beirut. I was but a young child when I had to learn to share my toys and food with others as we hid from bombs and fighting during the Lebanese Civil War. I feel my connection to Arabic as both a language and culture is severing and so it is with you, my readers and fellow Arabic lovers, and through you that I wish to reestablish this connection by creating one for you.