A woman behind the wheel in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. Photo: EPAA woman behind the wheel in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. Photo: EPA
A woman behind the wheel in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. Photo: EPA

What’s behind crown prince’s crackdown in Saudi Arabia - and where will it lead?

To loyal Saudis, the crown prince is courageously taking on corruption. To sceptics, he’s indulging in a power grab that could inflame tensions. Whoever is right, Saudi Arabia will never be the same

Topic |   Corruption in Asia
A woman behind the wheel in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. Photo: EPAA woman behind the wheel in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. Photo: EPA
A woman behind the wheel in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s ban on female drivers will be lifted next year. Photo: EPA
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