A Saudi woman sits behind the wheel of a car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2013 at a time when women were not allowed to drive in the country. Women will be allowed to drive in 2018. On Sunday, the country’s entertainment authority called off the concert of Sherine, a woman singer from Egypt after a campaign led by religious conservatives. Photo: EPA-EFE

Saudi Arabia cancels female Egyptian star Sherine's concert after conservative campaign

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A Saudi woman sits behind the wheel of a car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2013 at a time when women were not allowed to drive in the country. Women will be allowed to drive in 2018. On Sunday, the country’s entertainment authority called off the concert of Sherine, a woman singer from Egypt after a campaign led by religious conservatives. Photo: EPA-EFE
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