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A Saudi man walks past a pump at a petrol station Monday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. Saudi Arabia said it plans to reduce subsidies on power, water and fuel as part of new measures introduced in the face of low oil prices. Amer Hilabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Higher Gas Prices, Long Lines: What Cheap Oil Means For Saudi Arabia

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A veiled woman and a man embrace in this work by Mohammed Labban at the recent art exhibition "LoudArt," an annual event in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah. The exhibit, curated by a woman, often challenges conservative traditions in the kingdom. Deborah Amos / NPR hide caption

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In Ways Big And Small, Saudi Arabian Women Are 'Pushing Normal'

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Migrants Still Leave Turkey For Europe But Winter Makes The Trip More Difficult

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Candidate Sameera abu al-Shamat votes in Saudi Arabia's municipal elections on Saturday. Shamat did not win a seat. Deborah Amos / NPR hide caption

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Saudi Women: Elections Are One Step Forward On A Long Road

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For The First Time, Women Elected To Municipal Councils In Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia To Hold Historic Elections On Saturday

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For Young Saudi Women, Video Games Offer Self-Expression

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Yemeni men clear debris following an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital, Sanaa, on Nov. 29. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Human Rights Groups Criticize U.S. Arms Sale To Saudi Arabia

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Hatoon al-Fassi, a Saudi professor and a leading advocate of women's rights, speaks at a political meeting for women in Riyadh. Deb Amos/NPR hide caption

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For Saudi Women, 'Baby Steps Into This World Of Democracy'

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Saudi Elections To Offer A Small Step Toward Democracy

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U.S. Missiles Boost Rebels Stand Against Syrian Regime

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Films About Syrian Civil War Move From Online To New York Gallery

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Gulf Countries Face Criticism For Refusing To Resettle Syrian Refugees

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A Syrian refugee woman walks to the ferry Eleftherios Venizelos, which functions as a registration center and accommodation for migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Kos, on Aug. 17. The Islamic State has released multiple videos calling on refugees to return to Syria. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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