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Saudi women petition king for right to drive

June 15th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 15 (IANS/AKI) Six hundred women in Saudi Arabia have signed a petition asking the king to grant women the right to drive. Saudi Arabia is the only country ... Read more...

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Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them

November 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up under a new law in the country.The ultra-conservative Islamic state has said it has ... Read more...

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UN chief hails voting rights for Saudi women

September 30th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the decision to grant voting rights to women in Saudi Arabia."The secretary-general welcomes recent announcements by the custodian of ... Read more...

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Saudi women get right to vote

September 25th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) King Abdullah said Sunday that women in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to vote, run in municipal elections and be appointed to the consultative Shura ... Read more...

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Voting rights for Saudi women mooted

June 7th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS) The Saudi Majlis al-Shura consultative council has advised the country's government to allow women to vote in municipal elections under the Islamic law, RIA Novosti quoted ... Read more...

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Britain provides secret asylum to death penalty facing Saudi princess

July 20th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A Saudi Arabian princess has been granted secret asylum in Britain after she claimed that her country would award her death penalty for having an illegitimate child.The young ... Read more...

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Now, a fashion show for veiled women in Saudi Arabia

September 14th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 14 (IANS) In what must be perhaps the first of its kind in the fashion world, three young Saudi girls are organising a fashion show solely focused on veiled women.Luma ... Read more...

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Women in Saudi Arabia will be free to drive by the year-end

January 21st, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 21 (ANI): To counter a suffragette-style movement in the country, Saudi Arabia is all set to lift ban on women drivers. The Government officials have confirmed the landmark decision and ... Read more...

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