Saudi women take victory lap as driving ban ends

Zuhoor Assiri gestures as she drives her car in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

RIYADH (Reuters) – Women in Saudi Arabia hit the roads on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. “It’s a beautiful day,” businesswoman Samah al-Qusaibi said as she cruised around the eastern city of Khobar […]

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