Woman dies in car crash during her first driving lesson — days after Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female drivers - Mirror.co.uk

A woman has died in a car crash during her first driving lesson in Saudi Arabia, days after the country lifted its 60-year ban on female motorists. The driver was sat behind the wheel for the first time in Jeddah, near the Red Sea, when she reportedly ...

Saudis say coalition in Yemen shouldn't be on UN blacklist - Ahram Online

Saudi Arabia's UN envoy said Friday "there is no justification whatsoever" for the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen to be on a UN blacklist for killing and injuring nearly 700 children in 2016. Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi rejected "the ...

Once women take the wheel, Saudi Arabia will never be the same - The Sydney Morning Herald

Saudi Arabia is finally freeing itself from the grip of decades of religious fundamentalism. The key to this change? Car keys. On September 26, the Saudi government formally announced that it would lifted the ban on women driving. Saudi writers have ...

Boosting Aggression Toward Iran, US Sells Saudi Arabia THAAD Missile Systems - teleSUR English

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) has resulted in regional controversy in South Korea, and now may be sold to Saudi Arabia as well. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 7 October 2017 (2 hours 9 minutes ago). 0. Comments. AddThis ...

Saudi and UAE reject UN report, reaffirm commitment to protect Yemeni civilians - The National

Saudi ambassador to the UN Abdallah Al Mouallimi said that Saudi Arabia rejects 'the inaccurate and misleading information and figures" in a UN report. Albin Lohr-Jones / Getty Images. Saudi Arabia and the UAE rejected on Friday a UN report that ...

US sells $15bn missile defence to Saudi Arabia - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The US government has approved the sale to Saudi Arabia of its advanced Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defence system. The State Department said the $15bn (£11.5bn) deal furthered US national security and foreign policy interests.

Once Shunned as 'Drivers,' Saudi Women Who Fought Ban Now Celebrate - New York Times

Fawziah al-Bakr, a professor, with her son, Motaz Alyahya, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She was one of the 47 women who took to the road in 1990 to demand the right to drive. Credit Tasneem Alsultan for The New York Times. They were arrested, suspended ...

US Approves Possible $15B Sale of THAAD Missiles to Saudi Arabia - New Delhi Times

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday, citing Iran among regional threats. The approval opens the way for Saudi ...

Yemeni forces vow to attack Saudi Arabia - AMN Al-Masdar News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Spokesman for the anti-regime Yemeni Army, Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman, stated on Friday that his forces are prepared to carry out attacks in Saudi Arabia. In remarks on Friday, the spokesman noted that the ...

Saudi Expresses Strong Reservations over Misleading UN Report on Yemen - Asharq Al-awsat English

Abdullah Al-Mouallimi, the Kingdom's permanent representative to the UN, delivering his speech before the UN General Assembly on Saturday. — SPA. EU Sets Duties on Iran, Russia Steel - Revolutionary Council, Fatah Welcome Palestinian Reconciliation ...

Washington to Provide Saudi Arabia with THAAD Missile Defense - Asharq Al-awsat English

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the US Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency. US Department of Defense, Missile Defense ...

Trump admin OKs $15B THAAD sale to Saudi Arabia - Yeni Şafak English

The Trump administration on Friday approved the sale of a sophisticated anti-missile system to Saudi Arabia worth up to $15 billion. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is part of a $110 billion arms package announced during ...

USFK: Maximum Detection Range of THAAD Radar in S. Korea 1000 km - KBS WORLD Radio News

U.S. Forces Korea(USFK) says the maximum detection range of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense(THAAD) system deployed in South Korea is one-thousand kilometers. That's according to Strategic Digest 2017, which is a booklet introducing USFK on ...

US approves possible $15 billion sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia - Business Standard

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the US. Photo: Reuters. ALSO READ. Here's why US could consider shooting down N-Korea's future test ...

US approves THAAD missile defence for Saudi Arabia for $15bn - The Tribune

The US State department has approved the likelihood of the sale of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD), a US missile defence system, to Saudi Arabia's Government for an estimated cost of 15 billion dollars. The US Defense Security ...

Saudi Arabia rejects UN blacklisting over child deaths in Yemen - FRANCE 24

Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected a United Nations report blaming a Saudi-led military coalition for killing or injuring 683 children in Yemen and attacking dozens of schools and hospitals as “inaccurate and misleading.” “We exercise the maximum degree ...

US approves possible $15bln sale of THAAD missiles to Saudi Arabia - ZAWYA

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Saudi Arabia buy of THAAD missile defense systems in pipeline - DeathRattleSports.com

Oct. 6 — A proposed sale of THAAD upper tier ballistic missile defense systems to Saudi Arabia has been approved by the State Department. The U.S. Foreign Military Sales deal would be worth an estimated $15 billion, the U.S. Defense Security ...

Nobel laureate says human suffering must end in “forgotten land” of Yemen - Morung Express

A man carries Buthaina Muhammad Mansour, believed to be four or five, rescued from the site of a Saudi-led air strike that killed eight of her family members in Sanaa, Yemen August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/File Photo ...

Saudis Reject UN Blacklisting Over Yemen Child Deaths - Antiwar.com

Saudi Arabia is complaining on Friday after winding up on the UN blacklist for violence against children in warzones related to their attacks on Yemen. The report blamed the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen for at least 683 child casualties in 2016. Saudi ...