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Saudi Arabia lifts driving ban on women

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time, to the joy of activists. The Gulf kingdom is the only country in the world that bans women from driving. Until now, only men were allowed…

Qatar seeks legal action against Gulf states’ blockade

Qatar has announced that it is considering legal action against four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, demanding compensation for losses incurred owing to the ongoing blockade. Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Qatar's economy…

Libyan PM meets Trump in Saudi Arabia

The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj, met on Sunday with the US President, Donald Trump, on the margins of the Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the meeting,…

Saudi Foreign Minister makes surprise visit to Baghdad

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has made a rare visit to Baghdad in an attempt to mend the kingdom's tense relations with Iraq. Adel al-Jubeir's surprise trip on Saturday marked the first official visit by a Saudi foreign minister since…

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