Manal al-Sharif, some supporters say, is Saudi Arabia's Rosa Parks.
June 17, 2011 Some Saudi women are again protesting against the ban on driving while female. And they're telling their tales on Twitter.
June 7, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, and why most childhood memories vanish. In the second hour, the latest in advances in the treatment of cancer.
Thousands of Yemeni anti-government protesters demonstrated in the city of Ibb on Monday (June 6, 2011).
June 7, 2011 While government spokesmen say the president plans to return to Yemen after receiving medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, opponents hope he will stay away and talks about a transition can begin.
May 24, 2011 Manal al-Sharif has been arrested for driving — something women aren't allowed to do in the Saudi kingdom. But her campaign continues and the editor of Saudi News predicts that "more and more women will take up the wheel."
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March 11, 2011 A federal judge will allow a former inmate in a restrictive prison unit designed for terrorists and other prisoners to travel to Saudi Arabia for up to a month to visit his "ailing and infirm mother," according to a court order released Friday.
March 10, 2011 As protests have spread and governments have been toppled in North Africa and the Middle East, one key question has been whether the rulers in Saudi Arabia would come under such pressure.
February 16, 2011 Protests spread to Libya ahead of Day of Rage; online complaints in Saudi Arabia; food prices rise to dangerous levels
January 25, 2011 Sometimes life is just ironic. That was certainly the case for Carie Lemack today. She's the founder of Global Survivors Network, an organization for families who have lost loved ones in terror attacks.
August 2, 2010 The UAE government has announced it will start blocking BlackBerry data service in October because it apparently can't break the devices' encryption. The UAE says BlackBerrys represent a security risk to the "social, judicial and national security" since they use encryption software that makes it impossible for security officials to snoop on messages.
January 8, 2008 Has Al Jazeera changed its tone?
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