Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for the first time

By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWY

RIYADH, Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia on Tuesday announced that women will be allowed to drive for the first time in the ultra-conservative kingdom next summer, fulfilling a key demand of women’s rights activists who faced detention for defying the ban.

The kingdom was the only the country in the world to bar women from driving and for years had garnered negative publicity internationally for detaining women who defied the ban.

The move, which has been...

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