In Saudi Arabia, activists say more than 60 women got behind the wheel in a show of defiance against the kingdom's ban on women drivers. If that's accurate, this year's campaign is the most successful effort yet.
Saudi police have released a woman from custody who was filmed wearing a miniskirt at an historic site. The case had caused uproar in the conservative Islamic nation.
Yemen has found itself in the middle of a humanitarian catastrophe. Even as the country battles with crumbling infrastructure, hunger and disease, the Saudi Arabia-led military intervention continues.
US President Donald Trump's first foreign trip kicks off in Saudi Arabia - far from the troubles plaguing him at home. In Riyadh, he will speak against radical Islam and seek to close an arms deal.
The decision "is like making an arsonist into the town fire chief," said a watchdog. Saudi Arabia is known for its systematic oppression of women, all of whom are required to have a male guardian.
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