A new campaign calls on parents and caregivers to ensure a safe environment for children and to seek alternative discipline methods.
Under the kingdom's new anti-harassment law, violators face a prison term of up to five years and a penalty of up to $80,000, or both.
The traditional garment, which has been worn by Yemeni men for generations, is seeing a decline in popularity amid reduced purchasing power.
The award-winning film chronicles a day in the life of two families trapped inside a Damascus apartment during the Syrian war.
A social media campaign using the hashtag #BringDevBack aims to focus attention on the importance of directing donor funds to development projects in the war-torn country.
A long-term project has provided 38,000 women job training skills so they can enter the workforce or start income-generating businesses.
Iranian military, financial and media support to the Houthis has helped prolong the devastating war that has left over 22 million Yemenis in need of food aid.
Lebanese officials hope to demonstrate the success of small enterprises in creating jobs for Syrian refugees and host communities.
The kingdom is planning to build new venues and fly in international acts like Andrea Bocelli and Cirque du Soleil, in a bid to grow the entertainment sector and diversify the Saudi economy.
The city has managed to keep the war at bay since local tribesmen pushed back the Houthis, but it still bears scars from the ongoing conflict.