saudi women

DJ David Guetta lauds Saudi reforms ahead of show in kingdom

David Guetta said that Four years ago Saudi women couldn’t drive, and now they are able to attend concerts and dance, citing it as a huge evolution.

published on : 19th December 2021

Saudi women in Russia to support team in FIFA World Cup 2018, reinforce new image

Women were allowed into sports stadiums in January for the first time in the country although they were segregated in the stands, sticking to the family section away from all-male crowds elsewhere.

published on : 15th June 2018

Vogue cover of Saudi princess behind wheel spurs controversy

The image of Princess Hayfa bint Abdullah al-Saud, in the driver's seat wearing leather gloves and high heels, is on the front cover of Vogue Arabia's June edition.

published on : 31st May 2018

Saudi Arabia frees fourth activist after crackdown: Campaigners

The crackdown has sparked a torrent of global criticism, casting a shadow on the kingdom's much-publicised liberalisation push launched by powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

published on : 25th May 2018

US President Donald Trump hails Saudi 'positive step' allowing women to drive

Trump congratulated Saudi Arabia for its decision to join the rest of the world in allowing women to drive, calling it a "positive step" for the ultra-conservative kingdom.

published on : 27th September 2017