Saudi activists rev up women`s right-to-drive campaign

 Activists in Saudi Arabia said on Thursday they are revving up a right-to-drive campaign using social media in the world`s only country that bans women from getting behind the wheel.

Saudi women renew push for the right to drive

In the six months since Saudi activists renewed calls to defy the kingdom`s ban on female drivers, small numbers of women have gotten behind the wheel almost daily in what has become the country`s longest such campaign.

Saudi women `drive-in` falters amid threats

Saudi women scrapped a "drive-in" Saturday and opted for an open-ended campaign after the authorities vowed to punish any of them who get behind the wheel in defiance of a ban.

Saudi Arabia warns online backers of women drivers

Saudi officials say the country`s strict codes against political dissent on the Internet will be applied to anyone offering online support for a planned protest by women challenging the male-only driving rules in the ultraconservative kingdom.

Saudi Arabia car owners fined for allowing women to drive

Saudi Arabia traffic police has fined several private car owners for allowing women to drive against the kingdom`s rules.

Using air-conditioners by women immoral: Saudi cleric

Salafists and Wahhibists are ultra-conservatives of Sunni Muslims hailing from Saudi Arabia and have issued frequent fatwas in the past.

Saudi women create history by attending first Shura Council session

Women in Saudi Arabia created history when they took their 30 seats at the Shura Council session for the first time.

Saudi king grants women seats on advisory council

Saudi Arabia`s king grants women seats on the country`s top advisory council for first time.

Saudi may soon allow female lawyers in court

Nearly 300 Saudi women are expected to be licensed to argue clients’ cases in courtrooms in the near future, says a report.

Saudi women allowed to divorce ‘smoking’ husbands

The judge said that should the women have health issues because of their husbands’ smoking habits.

Saudis allow women to compete at 2012 Olympics

The public participation of women in sport is still opposed by many Saudi religious conservatives.

Saudi women petition King for right to drive

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that prohibits women from getting behind the wheel of a car.

France turns away three Saudi women over veil

France became the first country in Europe to outlaw the veil, while similar legislation has since been passed in Belgium and Holland.

No visas for salesmen in S Arabia`s lingerie shops

Saudi Arabia`s Labour Ministry wants to pressurise business owners to employ women at lingerie and cosmetics shops.

Now, Saudi Arabian women can watch football

Saudi Arabia’s strict interpretation of Islam prohibits unrelated men and women from mingling.

Lingerie shops open door for Saudi women at work

In a country where women are banned from driving, female employment is another battleground.

Saudi women to run, vote without male approval

The change signifies a step forward in easing the kingdom`s restrictions against women.

Saudi report claims women at wheel will have sex

The report claims that allowing women to drive will threaten the country`s traditions of virgin brides.

Saudi women might have to cover up sexy eyes

Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up.

Saudi women might have to cover up sexy eyes

Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up.