The first match witnessed by women in the ultra-conservative kingdom will be held at Jeddah'sKing Abdullah Sports City, which will see the stadium's home team Al-Ahli play against fellow Saudi Pro League team Al-Batin from the Eastern Province.
But in September, hundreds of women were allowed to enter a sports stadium in the capital Riyadh, used mostly for football matches, for the first time to attend celebrations marking Saudi Arabia's national day.
At least 1,200 tickets have been bought by women and families for Friday's game, Saudi newspaper Okaz reported, citing a sales official.
The loosening on restrictions on women in Saudi public life has been spearheaded by the kingdom's young crown prince and de facto leader Mohammed bin Salman. The government's General Sports Authority said this week that three stadiums had so far been modified to accommodate women through the addition of private sections for women and their male relatives, female bathrooms and even prayer areas.
Al-Ittihad, one of the country's top football clubs, is scheduled to play in a derby game in front of mixed spectators on Saturday.
The Guardian reports that, prior to today, January 12, 2018 women in Saudi Arabia could only watch games from television sets at home.
Prior to the decision, only men were allowed to drive and women who were caught doing so were fined and arrested. Saudi labor laws now stipulate that women, with a few notable exceptions, should not work in the hours between sunset and sunrise. In 2015, an Australian female supporter of Western Sydney Wanderers soccer club was permitted to attend a match at Riyadh's main stadium and a group of American women traveling with members of U.S. Congress watched a local club match, also in Riyadh.
Dubai-based ride hailing app Careem has reportedly already received thousands of applications from Saudi women interested in becoming drivers once the Gulf kingdom lifts its driving ban in June.
Details are emerging on how tourist visas to Saudi Arabia will work, as the kingdom opens itself up to global visitors. The Gulf kingdom is the only country in the world that bans women from driving.
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Since most hotels and restaurants have sold tickets and invested in New Year events, it is not possible to cancel them, he said. The HRAWI has called on its members to give paramount importance to patrons' safety and observance of all fire safety norms.
Thirty-nine stores called by CNNMoney had recorded messages saying the store was closed Thursday but would reopen Friday. According to reports , in some cases, employees were not informed of the closures before showing up to work on Thursday.
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However, according to a 9to5Mac report citing the Barclays analyst note , sales of 16 million iPhone units will possibly be lost. Even if your older iPhone isn't being throttled , it could still be worth getting a battery replacement by Apple .
President Trump, who openly despises the deal, is soon to decide whether or not to renew sanctions against Tehran. Zarif, seated among smiling European officials, followed by a parade of statements in favor of the deal.
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Sodhi, a retired Supreme Court justice, said the judges' decision to express their grievances openly was appalling. PM must ensure that the 4 judges & CJI, in fact whole SC come to one opinion & proceed further".
Astros officially acquire Gerrit Cole
Over 127 starts for the Pirates, including three in the postseason, Cole went 59-42 with a 3.50 ERA. The right-hander has a career 5.13 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and averages 12.8 strikeouts per nine innings.
BJP leaders protesting against Siddaramaiah detained
Siddaramaiah said the party's poll preparedness was reviewed in detail at the meeting and its strategy chalked out. Congress MP KC Venugopal said, "BJP has no other agenda that's why they are only talking about Hindutva agenda".
FDI in single brand sent anger waves across counrty
Government's decision of allowing 100 % FDI for single brand retail has received criticism from the BJP's ideological mentor RSS. It will lead to larger FDI inflows contributing to growth of investment, income and employment.
Vic Fangio expected to return as Bears defensive coordinator
They fired Fox after three seasons with a 14-34 record that gave him the second-worst winning percentage for a Chicago coach. His brother, Ron Turner, works as the team's offensive consultant and nephew Cameron is the assistant quarterbacks coach.
Nintendo Direct Mini Unveils Some Major Titles for 2018
The Switch version brings together both versions and adds outfits from Breath of the Wild for both Link and Zelda . The story mode looks like it'll be fun, though I doubt it will touch the fondly remembered Power Tour on GBA.
Five flu-related deaths confirmed in Houston area
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