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Saudi advisory council rejects study of women driving

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, has turned down a proposal to study the issue of women's driving, a Shura member told AFP on Wednesday. The kingdom has some of the world's tightest restrictions on women, and is the only country where they are not allowed to drive. At a meeting this week, a male member of the appointed council suggested the study, said another member who declined to be named. He said the enquiry would have looked at: "What are the difficulties if they start? What is…