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Are Mohammad Bin Salman's promised Saudi Arabia reforms genuine?

Saudi Arabia's decision to lift a decades-old ban on women driving was supposed to be proof that the rise of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was paving the way for a new, more progressive era. But in the past few days, Saudi police have arrested at least nine activists who campaigned for the rights of women. Rights groups were quick with condemnation, asking, is prison the price of freedom in the kingdom? Guests: Ahmed al Ibrahim Saudi Arabian affairs specialist Hiba Zayadin Researcher with Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa division

Saudi Arabia arrests at least nine women’s rights activists

Saudi Arabia arrests at least nine women’s rights activists

Saudi activist Loujain al Hathloul offered release in return for denying torture

Saudi activist Loujain al Hathloul offered release in return for denying torture

Saudi Arabia arrests activists who campaigned for ‘right to drive’

Saudi Arabia arrests activists who campaigned for ‘right to drive’

Saudi women get first driving licences

Saudi women get first driving licences

The world's richest took more than half of all new wealth since 2020

The world's richest took more than half of all new wealth since 2020

Oil prices fall as US recession fears mount

Oil prices fall as US recession fears mount

UK inflation falls slightly to 10.5%, core CPI unchanged

UK inflation falls slightly to 10.5%, core CPI unchanged

Asian shares trade at 7-month highs ahead of US consumer price data

Asian shares trade at 7-month highs ahead of US consumer price data

Coinbase to slash 20% of workforce in second major round of cuts

Coinbase to slash 20% of workforce in second major round of cuts

Brazilian President Lula vows to reverse Bolsonaro era policies

Brazilian President Lula vows to reverse Bolsonaro era policies

Turkiye's biggest Fintech Summit took place in Istanbul

Turkiye's biggest Fintech Summit took place in Istanbul

Global growth expected to be as weak next year as 2009

Global growth expected to be as weak next year as 2009

Türkiye launches probe on FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Türkiye launches probe on FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried

Oil prices sink as EU considers price cap on Russian oil

Oil prices sink as EU considers price cap on Russian oil

New Zealand central bank delivers its biggest ever rate hike

New Zealand central bank delivers its biggest ever rate hike

Dollar steadies as China pandemic fears linger

Dollar steadies as China pandemic fears linger

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