The ban has long damaged Saudi Arabia's image overseas, where it had become a symbol of the kingdom's restrictions on women. The implementation - God willing - will be from 10/10/1439 (Islamic date in June 2018) and in accordance with rules and regulations, and the completion of the necessary steps.
The kingdom has been opening more areas for women through the government's modernising reforms, which have sparked tensions with influential clerics upon whose support the ruling family relies.
The decree said a high-level ministerial committee was being formed to study other issues that needed to be addressed for the change to take place. Women are also still required to be accompanied by a male chaperone at all times when outside the house, which includes when driving, according to the New York Daily News.
Speaking in NY on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi also told the Saudi-owned al-Arabiya channel that a plan to hand over control of the country's main port to a neutral party remained blocked by the Houthis and their ally, former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. For example, the police will have to be trained to interact with women in a way that they rarely do in Saudi Arabia, a society where men and women who are not related have little contact.
New York Times reports that the original travel ban was applicable to people from six Muslim-majority countries. Where and when the next legal showdown on revised ban by Donald Trump will take place isn't clear yet.
An Egyptian woman who was dubbed world's heaviest woman has passed away at a hospital in Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates aged 37. A team of more than 20 doctors had been caring for Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty since her arrival at Burjeel Hospital in May.
Nothing Trump said gave the impression that there was an alternate route to prevent being attacked by the US. As Christians, we need to become one in Christ, one with one another, and pray for miracles.
A member of a rescue team covers his eyes as he waits to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Hartley Henry, an adviser to the prime minister, said there had been a " tremendous loss of housing and public buildings ".
A seemingly rhetorical question with no expected response, Sean Spicer emerged from backstage, accompanied by a podium. Liberal commentator Keith Olbermann tweeted that the Emmys lost its credibility by lionizing Spicer .
A spokesman for Junqueras confirmed the arrest and said that other Catalan government premises were being searched by the agents. The mood in Catalonia is growing increasingly nasty with just over a week to go before the banned ballot on October 1.
TENAA - wireless authority that certifies gadgets in China - released their certification for the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Once again Apple , AR was used heavily in Pokemon GO, and you don't need to be a techie to figure that out.
The flaw had been discovered and fixed by Apache in March, but Equifax had not applied the patch to its own systems by May. The company named Mark Rohrwasser as interim chief information office and Russ Ayres as interim chief security officer.
Overall, ratings for Sunday's games were down roughly four percent when you combine the coverage on Fox, CBS and NBC. LeSean McCoy of the Buffalo Bills kneels during the national anthem on Sunday in Orchard Park, New York.
Indonesia's coordinating minister, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, people should be prepared for the worst of Mount Agung. Evacuees are now living in temporary shelters: sports centres, village halls or even with relatives or friends.
This, he said, reflects the trust reposed in the party by voters and their expectations from its leaders. Modi may use the opportunity to highlight his government's pro-poor measures and other policy decisions.
AAA: TN gas prices on a steady decline
According to GasBuddy, prices have fallen 8.6 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.41 per gallon average price. One year ago, the price was 25.6 less than yesterday's average, GasBuddy said.
Wenger urges Alexis Sanchez to prove his worth
Arsenal are in the Europa League for the first time under Wenger and are still getting adjusted to the Thursday-Sunday schedule. The Gunners beat Leicester in a 4-3 thriller on the opening night and have since brushed aside Bournemouth in North London .
China says North Korean situation more serious by the day
Chinese leaders were for long the North's diplomatic allies but express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong-un. Ri reportedly added that "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong Un".
Mexico Hit With New 6.1 Magnitude Quake
The quake sent some buildings tumbling down, while others sustained massive damage. He reported that two people died of apparent heart attacks during the new temblor.
Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end
Though both Washington and Pyongyang have rejected the proposal, he said, "we believe that the potential is not yet exhausted". Lavrov noted that Pyongyang is carefully watching how the United States deals with that pact, now up for recertification.
Australia restrict India to 252 all out in second ODI
It was a day when batting wasn't easy, as evidenced not just by Australia's failed chase but also India's struggle early on. Nathan Coulter-Nile put up a defiant stance and kept Stoinis company as the latter refused to down his tools already.
Hezbollah Leader: 10000 Troops Ready to Face Israel
Earlier this year, Israel intercepted another drone that strayed into the Golan airspace from neighboring Syria. According to an IDF spokesman, the drone was being used by Hezbollah militants for the reconnaissance purposes.
Scotland yard: UPDATE: Parsons Green investigation
Counterterrorism police arrested a 25-year-old man in Newport, Wales, according to a statement by London's Metropolitan Police. The entire neighborhood around their house was evacuated as a precaution when the search began Saturday.
Eden wicket to be sporting for second India-Australia ODI
India was reeling at 87 for 5 when Hardik Pandya joined MS Dhoni to stitch together a partnership that would take India to safety. Yuzvendra Chahal bagged 3 wickets, whereas young Kuldeep Yadav also picked 2 wickets to set back Australia .
Powerful quake hits southern Mexico
It comes less than two weeks after the strongest quake in a century hit Mexico's southern coast and left 90 people dead . Video and pictures showed utter devastation as buildings were flattened and people trapped beneath the rubble.