Democratic Reforms in Gulf and Arab Nations

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  • Arab Spring at A Glance
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Yemen
  • Bahrain
  • Jordan
  • Egypt
  • Tunisia
  • Libya
  • Iraq
  • Morocco
  • Algeria
  • Syria

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women were allowed this year for the first time in the Shura Council, an advisory body, and women will for the first time be allowed to vote and run in municipal elections planned for 2015. But the House of Saud runs the country.

(Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl)

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