I do not understand the first four comments. While Saudi Arabia does not quite enjoy the most liberal culture in the world, it is quite obviously endangered by even more radical elements in the Muslim ethos. It is making a step in the right direction, and as such, should be applauded.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: 2,000 Saudi teachers fired for teaching 'dangerous' subjects