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Monarchists and Automobiles - Jacobin magazine

Saudi Arabia has finally lifted its ban on women driving. But the repression at the core of the monarchy remains. US President Donald Trump with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh, May 20, 2017. White House / Flickr. Our summer issue ...and more »

As women get to drive in Saudi Arabia, Uber might lose some of its most loyal customers - Quartz

Earlier this week, King Salman of Saudi Arabia announced the landmark decision that women would finally be allowed to drive. The change is a win for many reasons. It is huge gain for women's rights in the conservative country, it has the potential to ...and more »

Foreign Pulse: For Saudi women, a long way still to go - Deccan Chronicle

Saudi Arabia's royal decree allowing women to drive automobiles is a weeny symbolic change in an overwhelmingly gender-unequal country. It is incapable of opening a wedge in the absolute patriarchal system of laws and enforcement which relegates ...and more »

Saudi Women Can Drive At Last But Some Say Price Is Silence - NDTV

Riyadh: Saudi Arabian women were given the right to drive last week after nearly three decades of campaigning, but some activists say that breakthrough has come with a price: their silence. While the royal decree ending the ban on women driving has ...and more »

Women driving could rev up Saudi economy - CNNMoney

For years they have called for change, and some have been arrested for defying the driving ban. But a royal decree announced late Tuesday has changed all that. Content by MyFinance. 2 Savings Accounts Your Bank Doesn't Want You To Know About.and more »

Car companies courting Saudi Arabia's newest drivers: women - The Jerusalem Post

From Ford to Tata, the motor conglomerates aren't waiting for their customer bases - they're going after them. By JPOST.COM STAFF. October 1, 2017 18:07. 1 minute read. > Saudi woman arrested for 'immodest' miniskirt video · >. Saudi king issues decree ...and more »

Saudi Arabia on the rise: 6 historic firsts in 6 months - AMEinfo

Saudi Arabia's continued efforts to diversify its oil-reliant economy have been nothing but good news for the country's women, who are increasingly being viewed as equal participants. No less than six landmark initiatives have been implemented in the ...and more »

Russia & Saudi Arabia to set up $1bn energy fund - RT

A joint Russian-Saudi fund to invest in the energy sector will be announced during the forthcoming visit of the kingdom's monarch Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Moscow, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told the Al Arabiya TV Channel. According ...and more »

Saudi university to open driving school for women - The National

The Princess Nourah women's university says it is preparing to open the school 'in cooperation with the relevant authorities'. Agence France-Presse. October 1, 2017. Updated: October 1, 2017 03:10 PM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. A Saudi woman walks past a ...and more »

'A Monumental Moment for Women' - New York Times

Here are the top 10 comments of the week on our digital platforms, as selected by our readers and the journalists who moderate nearly every comment. Some comments were edited for length and clarity.and more »