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Saudi Arabia gears up to end women driving ban

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from Sunday, ending the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform marred by what rights groups call an expanding crackdown on activists. Overturning the decades-long ban, a…

First Saudi women get driving licences

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday began issuing its first driving licences to women in decades, authorities said, just weeks before the historic lifting of the kingdom's ban on female motorists. Ten Saudi women swapped their foreign…