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'Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days'

The asylum claim of a young Saudi woman who resisted deportation from Thailand in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal will take "several days" to assess, the UN's refugee agency in Bangkok says.

January 12, 2019
January 12, 2019

Saudi teen leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, as Thai officials confirmed the teen was en route to Toronto.

January 8, 2019
January 8, 2019

'Asylum assessment of Saudi woman in Thailand to take days'

The asylum claim of a young Saudi woman who resisted deportation from Thailand in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal will take "several days" to assess, the UN's refugee agency in Bangkok says.

January 8, 2019
January 8, 2019

'They will kill me'

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent being expelled by

December 13, 2015
December 13, 2015

Saudis elect first woman politician

A Saudi woman wins a seat on Mecca's municipal council in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia's first-ever elections open to female voters and candidates, the country's election commission announced Sunday.