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Saudi female accident inspectors prepare for women driving

3 months, 26 days ago
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s first batch of women car accident inspectors are training to respond to incidents involving female drivers, who will be allowed to drive in the kingdom starting on Sunday when a decades-old ban ends. Forty women…

Saudi authorities pursue Twitter user over women driving threat

1 year, 17 days ago
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor issued an arrest warrant on Saturday for a Twitter user who called for anyone who supports women driving to be killed, days after a royal decree ended a long-time ban on women taking the wheel.…

Leading Saudi women’s activist vows to return and drive

1 year, 20 days ago
SYDNEY: A Sydney-based Saudi rights activist who led a campaign for women to drive in the conservative kingdom Thursday vowed to return and become one of the first to legally get behind the wheel. Manal al-Sharif was imprisoned for nine…