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Saudi Arabia launches its first domestic flight with all-female crew
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Saudi Arabia launches its first domestic flight with all-female crew

A Saudi airline has completed its first flight in the country’s history with an all-women crew, officials announced Saturday, a…
First Saudi woman driver to race car in kingdom
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First Saudi woman driver to race car in kingdom

Sliding behind the wheel of a sleek electric SUV, Reema Juffali is set to blaze a trail in male-dominated motor…
‘Rebel’ Saudi women shun obligatory abaya robe
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‘Rebel’ Saudi women shun obligatory abaya robe

Her high heels clacking on marble tiles, a defiant Saudi woman turned heads and drew gasps as she strutted through…
Saudi festival showcases green mountains, flower crowns
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Saudi festival showcases green mountains, flower crowns

AL-SOUDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Atop a string of green mountains in Saudi Arabia, a monthlong festival drew a medley…
Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right
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Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s international airports are the scene of the latest “first” for women citizens, who can now…
Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency
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Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over…
Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom
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Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle…
Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male ‘guardian’ approval
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Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male ‘guardian’ approval

Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without approval from a male “guardian”, the government said Thursday, ending a…
South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N.
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South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Two South African sisters who were imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, initially without charge, described their ordeal on…
Saudi Arabia denies granting Egyptian actress a replica of the ‘Seal of Mohamed’
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Saudi Arabia denies granting Egyptian actress a replica of the ‘Seal of Mohamed’

Saudi Arabia has responded to outrage over the honoring of Egyptian actress Somaya al-Khashab by the Saudi Arabia Producers and…
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