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Saudi female rapper celebrates lift of the drive ban with video

A female rapper in Saudi Arabia caused a furore in her homeland after publishing a music video celebrating the lifting of a ban on women's rides. Following the end of the decade-long ban on June 24, rapper Leesa A hopped behind the wheel of a Hyundai to shoot the video for a track that promoted her independence as a driver …

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PressTV-Female TV presenter flees Saudi Arabia under "dress" probe

A TV presenter from Saudi Arabia has fled the deeply conservative kingdom shortly after the authorities announced that they had begun investigating their alleged violations of the dress code. Shereen al-Rifaie, who was charged with lifting the ban on driving women, was said to have dressed inappropriately. She was said to have fled Saudi Arabia after receiving a notice reminding …

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No longer banned, Saudi women seek jobs as a driver

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – After years of arrest, Saudi women travel freely through the busy streets of the city for the first time when they dare to get behind the wheel. And with the long-standing ban, a new opportunity has emerged: to work as a driver. This job was reserved exclusively for men, and until recently he was rejected by …

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Saudi Arabia accelerated the late victory against Egypt

A halftime warm-up speech and faster pace were key to Saudi Arabia's recent World Cup victory over Egypt on Monday, Juan Antonio Pizzi said. Pizzi's team scored in the 95th minute to win 2-1 and finish the tournament at a high level, although both teams in Group A get stuck. "We thought if we could get any faster we would …

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Saudi women begin to drive, but activists remain in custody: NPR

A Saudi woman celebrates with her friends as she drives her car in al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Lifting the ban on women is a milestone for women in the Kingdom, who depend on drivers, male relatives, taxis and driver services to get to work, go shopping and move easily. Hamad I Mohammed / Reuters Hide Caption Caption Hamad I …

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After Ban End, Saudi women see a new job to become a driver

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – After years of imprisonment, Saudi women travel freely through the streets of the city for the first time when they dare to take the wheel. And with the long-standing ban, a new opportunity has arisen: Working as a driver It was a job reserved exclusively for men and, until recently, even many Saudi men rejected it …

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World Cup moments of Salah excellency can not save Egypt against Saudi Arabia

Egypt's catastrophic World Cup season ended with a 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia after a stoppage injury. Both teams had already been eliminated, but despite occasional top performances from Mohammed Salah, this was a limp and underwhelming show of the Pharaohs. They fought for an offensive cohesion, and each defensive resistance left them with a sloppy display on the back. …

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