In Saudi Arabia, women are now free to drive cars, in a move widely seen as a more moderate approach to women’s role in society. That role, however, remains dominated for the most part by men.
Saudi Arabia is one of the German arms industry's top customers, despite human rights concerns over Yemen. It took the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi for Germany to temporarily halt arms exports. DW investigates.
Amnesty International has highlighted the growing role of women in the global fight for human rights in a new report. But it slammed "tough guy" leaders for the policies that make such activism necessary.
Germany has stopped arms exports to Saudi Arabia in order to set a global example. But for the seaside town that builds some of those same exports, the consequences can be dire. Kay-Alexander Scholz reports from Wolgast.
The US president has defended relations with Saudi Arabia, saying he will not punish Riyadh for assassinating a US-based journalist. Citing "America First" policy, he vowed not to touch arms deals worth $110 billion.
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