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After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

At least 12 leading human rights activists, including eight women, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia since May, according to Amnesty International.

29 Aug 2018 12:09 AM

Saudi Arabia’s USD 90 billion reason to allow women to drive

Allowing Saudi women to drive could help the kingdom reap as much income as selling shares in Saudi Aramco.

25 Jun 2018 1:22 PM

Women all set to get behind the wheels in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia are gearing up to legally drive for the first time starting Sunday.

23 Jun 2018 8:48 AM

Saudi Arabia gets its first ‘women only’ car showroom

In late 2017, King Salman gave Saudi women the right to drive, abolishing an almost three-decade ban based on religious reasons.

12 Jan 2018 11:24 AM

Women on wheels: Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving

Its historic decision to allow women to drive from June 2017 has been cheered inside the kingdom and abroad.

17 Dec 2017 11:43 AM


Odd-even rule in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17; women drivers exempt

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said the govt would not allow cab-aggregators to resort to surge pricing during the period in Delhi.

09 Nov 2017 7:28 PM

Mira-Bhayandar woman on wheels, drives special auto

As per the government’s initiative, women drivers would predominantly serve women commuters.

28 Sep 2017 5:59 AM

Women at wheel of 'pink taxis' challenge Jordan norms

Most of their customers are nurses on late shifts, university students or mothers.

30 Dec 2016 10:12 AM