Sabeeha al-Fakher, a 68-year-old Saudi widow, drives her pearl-silver Lexus.
Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her lifetime.
Overturning the world's only ban on female drivers has potentially put thousands of women behind the wheel in the most visible symbol of the kingdom's modernisation drive.
Among them is Fakher, a mother-of-five who never thought she would see the reform, which ushered in a new era of freedom and mobility for women.
"I still don't believe it," she said, zipping past younger drivers in her native eastern city of Qatif.
Her husband, who passed away a decade ago, secretly taught her how to drive.
The reform has freed many Saudi women from their dependence on private chauffeurs and male relatives.
"We feel like (we were) in a cage before," said Munirah al-Sinani, a 72-year-old mother of four, driving in the nearby city of Dhahran with her husband in the passenger seat.
"Open the cage. We fly, we go wherever."
Rumbling along the rutted roads of Ghana at the wheel of her giant truck, Abigail Asumadu-Amoah turns heads but keeps her focus.
"There are a lot of things in this world that we cannot read in a book or watch a documentary about, it is best to go and see it."
"Don’t underestimate yourself, work hard to achieve your goals.”
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has conferred the Medal of Independence of the First Order on Waravuth Pouapinya, Ambassador of Thailand to the UAE, in recognition of his contributions in enhancing UAE-Thai relations in various fields.
A couple found the envelope, which in addition to the wad of notes contained a withdrawal slip that included the man's address. They went to his home to return the cash in full.
Needs are "shockingly high,” the UN’s top emergency relief official, Martin Griffiths, said, warning that it was very likely that this year’s emergencies would continue into 2023.
This week, Pakistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khan travelled to Kabul, where she discussed a range of issues with Afghan officials, including the TTP’s presence in Afghanistan. Sanaullah said about 5,000 TTP fighters were hiding in Afghanistan..