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Saudi Arabia`s king grants women seats on the country`s top advisory council for first time.
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The Saudi monarch has removed Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz from the post of interior minister and replaced him with Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz.
Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 11:14
Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that prohibits women from getting behind the wheel of a car.
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Saudi Arabia implements a strict interpretation of the religion and prohibits unrelated men and women from mingling.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 22:20
Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah says that "unnamed hands" targeting Islam and the Arabs are behind recent events in the region.
Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 23:27
King Abdullah was alluding to the blocking by Russia and China of a UNSC resolution condemning the crackdown by President Bashar al-Assad`s
Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 23:24
Saudi King Abdullah dismissed the head of the powerful religious police, Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Humain, state news agency SPA reported without giving reasons.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 00:12
The main ministries of defence, interior and foreign
affairs held by top members of the royal family, remain
Last Updated: Saturday, November 05, 2011, 23:58
King Abdullah named his half-brother Prince Salman as Saudi Arabia`s defence minister to succeed the late Crown
Last Updated: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 09:20
A sentence of 10 lashes was imposed on a woman for breaking the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 25, 2011, 19:05
Women rights activists have long fought to gain the right to vote in the kingdom that applies a strict version of Sunni Islam.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 00:42
Syrian troops killed three people as tanks swept into a coastal city on Saturday.
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