Saudi Arabia is definitely the place to go if you’re a religious follower and are of the Islamic faith. In fact, there are millions of worshippers who visit the country, which is home to two of the holiest places in Islam each year. What do you know about the Middle East and Saudi Arabia? If you’re like many, you don’t have a clue about its military or the economics within the country. It’s time to learn about them. The facts and photographs below should help you understand what happens in this Sunni Muslim country. Are you ready? Let’s dive in!
Saudi Arabia had a law in place that wouldn’t let women drive for many years. It was the last country in the world to overturn such a law in June 2018. Though people joke about women drivers, it was all because of a religious law banning women from operating vehicles and getting licenses.
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Driving was only one thing on a list of tons that women couldn’t do in Saudi Arabia. For example, women cannot travel or open their own bank accounts. They require special permission from a male guardian to go to work or even attend school.