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A Saudi woman said she got behind the wheel Saturday and drove to the grocery store without being stopped or harassed by police, kicking off a campaign protesting the ban on women driving in the ultraconservative kingdom. (AP Photo)

Activists: Saudi women’s driving protest kicks off

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) – A Saudi woman said she got behind the wheel Saturday and drove to the grocery store without being stopped or harassed by police, kicking off a campaign protesting the ban […]

10/26/2013

In this Friday, June 17, 2011 file image made from video released by Change.org, a Saudi Arabian woman drives a car as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Change.org, File)

Saudi Arabia warns online backers of women drivers

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi officials stepped up warnings Friday over a planned protest that will see women get behind the wheel to challenge male-only driving rules, saying that even online support for the […]

10/25/2013

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Saudi Arabia: 1 more death from new virus

  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Another person in Saudi Arabia has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 43 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center […]

08/31/2013

A look at the Americans killed in embassy attack

(AP) – Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed during an attack on the Benghazi consulate in Libya on Tuesday. A look at the victims: Chris Stevens: The career diplomat spoke Arabic and […]

09/12/2012