Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums as reform push intensifies

Announcement that sporting events will be open to women for first time comes a month after historic decision to allow women to drive Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums for the first time […]

Briton who fought Isis killed in Raqqa a week after city liberated

Mother of Jac Holmes, 24, who left IT job in Bournemouth to volunteer with Kurdish fighters in Syria, says he died on Monday A British former IT worker who went to Syria to fight against […]

Fifas World Cup money-grabbing may be running into the sand in Qatar | Marina Hyde

Our heroes formula of leaving with all the cash and paying no tax could be coming awry in the Middle East as a Dubai official suggests Qatar should give up the World Cup Exciting territory […]

Saudi Arabia: Prince Mohammed plays his biggest card yet

Change in the kingdom usually happens at a stately pace but lifting of driving ban for women was shock to the system | Martin Chulov A rumbling war in Yemen, a festering standoff with Qatar, […]

Saudi Arabia to allow women to obtain driving licences

King Salman ordered the reform in a royal decree delivered on Tuesday night, requesting that drivers licences be issued to women who wanted them

King Salman ordered the reform in a royal decree delivered on Tuesday night, requesting that drivers licences be issued to women who wanted them Women in Saudi Arabia have been granted the right to drive, […]

Iranian MPs speak out as women are barred from World Cup qualifier

Syrian women are allowed into stadium but Iranian women are kept out, despite initially being allowed to buy tickets Female Iranian MPs have spoken out agai

Syrian women are allowed into stadium but Iranian women are kept out, despite initially being allowed to buy tickets Female Iranian MPs have spoken out against a ban on women entering sports stadiums after some […]