Women hit the roads as Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female driving

Women in Saudi Arabia hit the roads on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. “It’s a beautiful day,” businesswoman Samah al-Qusaibi said as she cruised around the eastern city of Khobar just after midnight,… Read More Women hit the roads as Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female driving

Saudi Arabia air forces intercept ballistic missiles over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted two ballistic missiles launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia over Riyadh on Sunday, state-run al-Ikhbariya television said on Sunday. The attack is at least the sixth to target Riyadh since December. The Houthis’ al-Masira television said that rockets were aimed at Saudi defense ministry and other targets in the Saudi… Read More Saudi Arabia air forces intercept ballistic missiles over Riyadh

Tesla to shut down twelve solar facilities in nine states 

​Electric car maker Tesla Inc’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees. The latest cuts to the division that was… Read More Tesla to shut down twelve solar facilities in nine states