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Eighteen-year-old Ahmed al-Aradi says he was shot in the back by police in November 2011 in Awamiya, Saudi Arabia. Aradi had a collapsed lung and his spleen removed.
Shiite protests pose a major challenge for Saudi Arabia.
Photo by Linda Davidson (The Washington Post)

Eighteen-year-old Ahmed al-Aradi says he was shot in the back by police in November 2011 in Awamiya, Saudi Arabia. Aradi had a collapsed lung and his spleen removed.

Shiite protests pose a major challenge for Saudi Arabia.

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Today, in one image. Women in Riyadh watch Sarah Attar, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field in the Olympics. Here’s how she did in the 800m race.
Photo by Fayez Nureldine (Getty)
Correction: This post originally said that Attar was the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete at the Olympics; she is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.

Today, in one image. Women in Riyadh watch Sarah Attar, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field in the Olympics. Here’s how she did in the 800m race.

Photo by Fayez Nureldine (Getty)

Correction: This post originally said that Attar was the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete at the Olympics; she is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics.

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The view of the moonrise over Saudi Arabia from Dahab, Egypt, this evening.
Photo by Dan Zak

The view of the moonrise over Saudi Arabia from Dahab, Egypt, this evening.

Photo by Dan Zak

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Saudi women got behind the wheel today, flouting a government ban.
Photo by Fayez Nureldine (AFP/Getty)

Saudi women got behind the wheel today, flouting a government ban.

Photo by Fayez Nureldine (AFP/Getty)