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TRANSPORTATION IN SAUDI ARABIA

Despite Major Investments in Uber, Careem, Saudi Arabia Bans Ride-Sharing Apps from Airport Pickups

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In a setback for women especially, who make up 80% of ride-sharing app's customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the government has announced that it has banned Uber and Careem from making airport pickups and will instead force customers to use cabs, according to a report.

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Milestones in Saudi Arabia as Women are Appointed to Head the Kingdom’s Stock Exchange, Major Newspaper for the First Time

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For the first time in Saudi Arabia, a woman will head up the Kingdom's stock exchange and one of the country's daily newspapers as incremental progress toward equality for women continues.

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