Samar Al-Moqren drives her car through the streets of the Saudi capital Riyadh for the first time just after midnight. Photo: AFP

Women in Saudi Arabia take to roads at midnight, ushering in end of world’s last ban on female drivers

Saudi Arabia ended its long-standing ban on women driving on Sunday – and the second the clock struck midnight, women across the country started their engines

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Samar Al-Moqren drives her car through the streets of the Saudi capital Riyadh for the first time just after midnight. Photo: AFP
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