Women will be allowed to drive for the first time next summer in Saudi Arabia. Speaking to Sky News, Saudi activist Madeha al-Ajroush, who was part of the first driving campaign more than 20 years ago, welcomed the announcement.
Reforms in Saudi Arabia taking place under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman include lifting a 35-year ban on cinemas in the desert nation. A showing of "Black Panther" is scheduled for a test screening in Riyadh.
The Guarani aquifer is the second-largest body of subterranean freshwater on the planet — but drought, heightened usage and privatization rumors are underscoring the need to protect it.
The ultraconservative kingdom is trying to expand entertainment opportunities for its young population. As many as 350 cinemas are planned by 2030.
For the first time in 35 years, Saudis can go to the movies again in their country, part of a drive to modernize the arch-conservative desert kingdom. Saudi blogger Dahlia Rahaimy told DW how important the reforms are.
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