'No Woman, No Drive' Is This Year's Best Saudi Driving Protest Song

Saudi Arabia has some of the most repressive laws against women in the entire world, prohibiting them from even sitting behind the wheel of a car. Today, brave women across Saudi Arabia are protesting those laws by simply by driving, and brave comedians are protesting by making absolutely hilarious songs. » 10/26/13 10:01am 10/26/13 10:01am

Brave Saudi Woman Defies Nation's Driving Ban On Camera

Next time you're angry about getting stuck in traffic, keep in mind that it's a privilege a lot of us take for granted. Thanks to Saudi Arabia's insane religious extremism, women aren't allowed to drive there. But this Saudi woman decided to say "screw it" and took a Bimmer out for a spin. » 10/09/13 4:40pm 10/09/13 4:40pm

If Women Drive They'll Damage Their Ovaries, Says Stupid Saudi Cleric

Another day, another Stupid Saudi Cleric says A Very Stupid Thing. This time, Stupid Saudi Cleric Sheikh Saleh al-Lohaidan has said that if fragile women with their fragile ovaries managed to get behind the wheel of a car, they can damage said ovaries. Idiot. » 9/29/13 11:18am 9/29/13 11:18am

Saudi Airlines Passenger Stops Flight By Being A Huge Sexist

Saudi Arabia is a special place. It has many venerated traditions, one of which unfortunately, is that every woman must have a male guardian, or mahram. The mahram is usually a woman's husband or father, and their permission is required for most things, including travel. Yes, believe it or not, this is a real thing. In … » 3/13/13 10:34am 3/13/13 10:34am

Saudis Will Behead Hit-And-Run Drifter

As you already know, hagwalah is dangerous and will likely kill you or tear off your limbs if you crash. The Saudi government is speeding up the process by sentencing a joyrider to death by beheading for killing two people in a stunt. » 6/26/12 4:30pm 6/26/12 4:30pm

Watch These Crazy Saudis Drift A Bus Full Of People In Traffic

Let's take a top heavy vehicle like a bus, and then go slide it around a busy highway. Let's make sure there are lots of people inside with no seatbelts. Let's leave the windows open. This is Hagwalah. » 6/14/12 1:30pm 6/14/12 1:30pm

This Graphic Crash Is What Happens When Arab Drifting Goes Wrong

By now, you're familiar with Hagwalah, the Saudi street drifting phenomenon. Young men gather on congested highways to perform idiotic feats of driving dumbassery. But, are you familiar with the potential fallout? After watching this incredibly graphic, NSFW video, you and hopefully anyone thinking about doing this… » 5/29/12 2:00pm 5/29/12 2:00pm

Why Are Saudis Stoning Their Cars?

In a refreshing change, there are stoning victims in Saudi Arabi that aren't accused adulteresses or even people at all: they're cars. And, even better, it's not the scary kind of stoning, or the drug kind of stoning, either. It's a recent and weird Saudi car culture trend of cramming stones under cars to raise them up … » 5/08/12 1:30pm 5/08/12 1:30pm

Saudi cleric claims allowing ladies to drive will lead to end of…

A Saudi Arabian cleric has warned his fellow countrymen against lifting the country's ban on allowing women to drive, asserting that letting ladies take the wheel will lead to a complete extinction of virgins within 10 years. Because everyone knows that ladies will only use their newfound freedom to cars to drive… » 12/02/11 4:15pm 12/02/11 4:15pm