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A few weeks ago, Finnish national Laura Alho made history as the first European woman to receive her driving license in the Kingdom. Today, more and more women are taking to the streets of Saudi Arabia, since the driving ban on female drivers was lifted on Sunday. Right before the clock struck midnight on June 24th, women [...]

Starting June 24th, women in Saudi will be officially allowed to drive. Prior to this date, several women have already obtained their driving licenses. These include Laura Alho, a Finnish national and the first European woman to receive her driving license in the Kingdom. Alho is the author behind Blue Abaya, which is described as [...]

Ever since King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia, huge changes have been taking place in the Kingdom. In fact, the people of Saudi have been celebrating the landmark decree by posting selfies with female drivers on social media. Selfies and Instagram posts aside, the royal decree also translates to major [...]

Last week, King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive, and the people of Saudi Arabia are still celebrating. On social media, Saudi men have been posting selfies — with their mothers, wives, and sisters at the wheel. Award-winning Saudi director Fahad Al Sharif has taken the lead. Smiling widely at the camera, he [...]

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has recently issued a decree allowing women to drive in the Kingdom. It is the latest move in a series of social and economic reforms in the country. “The royal decree will implement the provisions of traffic regulations, including the issuance of driving licenses for men and women alike,” according [...]