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The country's king issued a decree allowing women to apply for driver's licenses.
Saudi Arabia is reversing its much-maligned policy of banning women from driving.
A decree from King Salman will now require the country to issue driver's licenses to women.
Saudi Arabia was previously the only country in the world to ban women from driving. The ban was often held up by activists as a symbol of how the country oppresses women.
Saudi women still face the oppressive male guardianship system, which requires them to get permission from a male relative to exercise basic rights.
But the kingdom has been making progress; women voted and ran for office for the first time ever during 2015's municipal elections.
U.S. bases in Iraq and Syria have been struck 66 times since Oct. 17, the day a blast at a hospital in Gaza killed hundreds.
The Pentagon confirmed four additional attacks on American troops in the region following a U.S. airstrike in eastern Syria.
Twenty troops were reportedly injured on Oct. 18 at the al-Tanf base in Syria. The same day, four others were hurt at the al-Asad base in Iraq.
Earlier in 2023, LeBron James surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's point record. Now, James has played more minutes than Abdul-Jabbar did in the NBA.
Former president Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn's husband of 77 years, will attend to honor his wife despite being in hospice care for the past 10 months.
The 65-year-old business mogul and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks says he will leave the show at the conclusion of its 16th season.