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 warns women against defying driving ban

Saudi Arabia on Thursday warned it will take measures against activists who go ahead with a planned weekend campaign to defy a ban on women drivers in the conservative Muslim 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.

Women drivers hit the roads in Somalia

Streets in the Somali capital have been "no-go" areas for women drivers for the past 22 years because of a ban imposed by Islamist militants on females from taking the driver`s seat. But things have now changed.

Oman proposes ban on niqab veils for women drivers

A Saudi online newspaper says Oman is proposing that women be banned from wearing face veils when driving.

Saudi woman to get 10 lashes for driving a car

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that bans women both Saudi and foreign from driving.

Coming soon to Malaysia, taxis driven by women for women

Malaysia’s Family and Community Development Minister Senator Heng Seai Kie has said that Kuala Lumpur will have taxis driven by women for women.