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A week-old campaign by Saudi women to overturn this country’s ban on female drivers is limping along, hampered by female apathy, conservative opposition, lukewarm government support and the priorities of summer vacation travel plans. Read more»

Women have been demanding the right to drive in recent weeks through a campaign on Facebook called “I will drive my car myself,” and via Twitter urging women to grab the car keys and drive themselves on an errand Friday. (with video) Read more»

After the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Saudi Arabia and other allies scramble to reassess domestic and foreign policy. Read more»

The Kaaba in Mecca, the most sacred site in Islam. All Muslims around the world face the Kaaba during prayer.

The ruling House of Saud is struggling to reclaim key tenets of the Islamic faith from Al Qaeda. Read more»

The richer you are, the more humps your camel has.

A new series of hilarious ads for Burger King created for Middle East consumers puts a whole new spin on the well-worn phrase. And in the process, the commercials make some interesting social commentary. Read more»

Saudi women moved into cyberspace at a much faster clip than men. The Internet provides a virtual leap over the many restrictions they face and connects them as never before to the outside world. Read more»