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Uber and Careem banned from airport pickups in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Drivers from ride-hailing services Uber and Careem are barred from picking up passengers from Saudi Arabia's airports, Al Madina newspaper reported, quoting a spokesman from the kingdom's General Directorate of Traffic. Traffic authorities would punish any violators found transporting passengers on airport grounds, Colonel Tareq Al-Rubaiaan was quoted as saying. Airport regulations have long barred private drivers from offering their cars for hire to arriving passengers in Saudi Arabia, which means the…