Second Air War Erupts In Middle East With Wide Ranging Implications

The Middle East got even more complicated this week as Saudi Arabia launched air strikes across Yemen as parts of that country fall into the hands of a Shiite militia group known as the Houthi. The implications of this new campaign go far beyond Yemen's borders and it could be just a preview of a regional standoff… » 3/28/15 5:10pm Saturday 5:10pm

Human-Sized Turd Thinks US Women Drive Because They Don't Mind Rape

A talking pile of human waste dressed in clothing and calling himself a "Saudi Historian" and going by the name Saleh al-Saadoon actually said on a televised interview that he felt American women drive because being raped is "no big deal to them." Incredibly, this drooling simpleton seems to believe this. » 2/10/15 1:21pm 2/10/15 1:21pm

​That Time Queen Elizabeth II Scared The Shit Out Of A Saudi Prince

Queen Elizabeth II is a royal bad-ass. She drives stick, fixes trucks, and one time she took Saudi Arabia's late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on a joyride that had him begging her to slow down. » 1/23/15 8:45pm 1/23/15 8:45pm

Watch This Idiot Drift Through The Streets Of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

In a nation where women are forbidden to drive, there is a subculture of young men who are street racing, street drifting, and just generally being dangerous jerks on the public streets of Saudi Arabia. They even have their own websites. Spotters with cell phones keep them well ahead of the police. » 11/15/14 1:22pm 11/15/14 1:22pm

Did You Know Great Wall Made A Six-Door Pickup Truck For Saudi Arabia?

Al Rassam Trading Group, the Saudi-Arabian distributor of Great Wall introduced the "Three Cabin Sailor" in 2007. Apparently about eighty of them were ordered that year, at about $120,000 a pop. I wonder how many split in half jumping their first sand dune. » 7/15/14 1:51pm 7/15/14 1:51pm

Saudi Arabia Implementing Gas Mileage Standards--Gas Only Costs 45 U.S.…

It's hard to go a week here in the U.S. without hearing about fuel economy standards, raising fleet fuel economy, and greenhouse gases, not to mention carbon emissions, but not all other countries are the same way. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was one of those countries, until now. » 7/09/14 12:21pm 7/09/14 12:21pm

You Won't Believe These Insane Dodge Charger Hagwalah Drifts

You know how it is in Saudi Arabia: You're just driving along, minding your own business and trying to avoid the camels, when ALL OF A SUDDEN some yahoos in a Dodge Charger start Hagwalah-ing all over the damn road. » 5/19/14 5:38pm 5/19/14 5:38pm

Cars And Coffee In Saudi Arabia Is As Nuts As You Think It Is

Cars and Coffee here in America typically consists of a few enthusiasts gathered in a parking lot, some caffeinated beverages, a possible pastry, and some interesting cars. But in Saudi Arabia it's bonkers. » 4/23/14 12:40pm 4/23/14 12:40pm

'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

Insane Saudi Texts While Speeding Down Highway on the Hood of a Car

Saudi Arabia is practically infamous for just how batshit insane its drivers are. Jalopnik once attributed this to "open desert roads," but it probably has a little something to do with having too many men on the road at one time. » 6/05/13 11:45am 6/05/13 11:45am

Latest Saudi Hooning Craze Is Insane 'Sidewalk Skiing'

We've known about the Saudi craze of "Hagwalah" for a while now, but this new fad of "sidewalk skiing" may take the cake for one of the stupidest things we've ever seen. It basically involves getting the car on two wheels, getting out, and going for a ride. » 5/26/13 10:01am 5/26/13 10:01am

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.… » 3/13/13 10:34am 3/13/13 10:34am

Watch Drifters Chase Away A Scared Saudi Police Officer

There was a police chase turned backwards in Saudi Arabia last week, when a bunch of young guys in cars scared off an approaching cop. When drifters rule the world… » 8/28/12 10:30am 8/28/12 10:30am

This Guy Thinks He's The Ken Block Of Saudi Arabia

Forget Ken Block, his 600-horsepower Fiesta and San Francisco. That guy's old news. This insanely reckless Saudi Arabian driver is the future of Gymkhana. » 7/21/12 3:00pm 7/21/12 3:00pm

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