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Despite recent crackdown on activists, first Saudi women now licensed to drive

The nationwide ban on female drivers will be lifted on June 24. Meanwhile, campaigners against the ban remain in jail.

7 activists arrested in Saudi Arabia due to alleged “foreign contacts”

The government has been accused of cracking down on activists before Saudi women can legally drive in 5 weeks. The prosecution has accused them...

Saudi Arabia to open its first new movie theater later this month

AMC has received the first license to operate a movie theater in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. According to the Saudi Culture and Information...

Saudi crown prince meets with Jewish leaders in New York

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with three Jewish leaders as part of an interfaith gathering in New York on Thursday. While the...

Saudi Arabia replaces high ranking officials in major political shakeup

Saudi Arabia issued 39 decrees on Monday night announcing a series of political and military replacements in a largescale reshuffle that included the military...

Saudi social reforms: Women attend soccer match for the first time

Saudi women were allowed to attend a soccer game between two local teams in Jeddah on Friday. This was the first time that women...

Saudi Arabia to reopen movie theaters after 35 years

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s modernization plans for the kingdom advanced one more step on Monday when it was announced that a 35-year...

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince: “Iran’s supreme leader is the new Hitler”

According to the New York Times, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman called Iran’s supreme leader “the new Hitler of the Middle East”...

Saudi Arabian prince and officials killed in helicopter crash

Just a day after Yemeni rebels fired a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia's capital city, a Saudi Arabian prince and several senior government officials...

Women in Saudi Arabia to be allowed into sports stadiums for the first time

Saudi Arabia's General Sport Authority has announced that come 2018, women will be allowed to enter the country's three largest sports stadiums. The authorities...