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Saudi Women Test Reins Under an Aged, Liberal King

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Saudi women have whiffed new freedoms in recent years. But like the subtle fashion interpretations now being placed on the otherwise identity-smothering, head-to-toe abaya, they don’t go very deep.



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