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PHOTOS: Saudi women-only motor show opens in Jeddah

Friday, 12 January 2018

Women flocked to Le Mall in Jeddah on Thursday to check out the kingdom’s first car exhibition aimed at women, a few months after Saudi Arabia granted them the right to drive.Pink, orange and yellow balloons hung in the mall’s showroom as women posed for photos and selfies in front of the cars. One woman in the driver’s seat fixed her face cover. Another wrapped her turquoise-painted fingernails around the steering wheel, feeling it out.In a decree issued in September, King ...

WATCH: Fan storms football field in his car during match in UAE

Monday, 4 December 2017

A fan stormed a football field in his car while the Emirati Al-Ahli and Al-Jazira teams Under-18s were playing. A video of the incident was widely shared on social media and it clearly showed the reckless fan as he drove in the field, much to the players’ and referees’ shock.The unidentified man drove around the players who tried to keep out of his way out of fear he’d run them over and then left. People had mixed reactions to the video as some thought it was funny while others ...

WATCH: Man miraculously escapes death twice

Thursday, 23 November 2017

A young man miraculously escaped death twice when a speeding car hit an electric pole nearby. According to NZ Herald newspaper, the young Chinese man, 20, was waiting for his girlfriend in the street when he almost lost his life. The CCTV caught the accident where the young man can be seen talking on his mobile phone when the car nearly hit him and crashed into the electric pole which almost fell on his head. The incident took place last Thursday in the city of Huludao in the northern Chinese ...

15-year-old Egyptian boy kills family of four

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

A family of four died after a 15-year-old boy accidentally run them over while learning to drive, in Gharbia governorate, Egypt. Of the family members, one child survived the accident, but is in critical condition. Gharbia’s Security Director, Lieutenant Tareq Hassoonah, received word about the death of a family of four after being run over by a boy while learning to drive. Serious injuries Investigations revealed that the child in question was driving his father’s car in a village ...

Deputies: 5-year-old, 2-year-old crash family car in US

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Authorities in West Virginia say a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old took their mother’s car for a 3-mile (5 kilometers) ride before crashing it. News outlets report the boys took the car from their mother’s house Monday. One child steered the vehicle while the other child pushed the gas and brake pedals. The ride ended when the car crashed into a ditch. Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese says deputies did not find the children’s mother until nearly an hour later. He says she ...

VIDEO: Six hurt as car ‘ploughs into families gathering for Eid prayer’ in UK

Sunday, 25 June 2017

At least six people were injured on Sunday after a car mounted a pavement outside a sports center in the northern English city of Newcastle, but the incident is not believed to be terrorism-related, police said on Sunday. Local media said hundreds of people were celebrating Eid, which marks the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan, at the sports center and that two children were among the casualties.  The ambulance service said three children and three adults were being treated at a local ...

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too. Ending years of speculation, Apple’s late entry into a crowded field was made official Friday with the disclosure that the California Department of Motor Vehicles had awarded a permit for the company to start testing its self-driving car technology on public roads in the state. The ...

The story behind the car that picked up King Salman in Jordan

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Among the majestic scenes of Saudi’s King Salman’s visit to Amman, Jordan, was the car he was picked up in that dates back to the 1960s. The same vehicle was used in 1961 for the wedding of King Abdullah II’s late father King Hussein and his mother Princess Mona Al Hussein. The 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300D was used to pick up King Salman at Marka Military Airport on Monday – as a gesture of King Abdullah’s appreciation for the Saudi ruler.The car is one of the most ...

Horrifying video shows moment car runs over group of people in Egypt

Saturday, 11 March 2017

A video captured by a store’s surveillance camera on Thursday showing a car run over citizens in a narrow street in Egypt has gone viral. The footage reveals a car speeding in one of the streets of Monia al Nasr in the Dakahlia province, east of Cairo, as it runs over five girls and a young man as they passed through. Recently, similar incidents have increased in Egypt. Two weeks ago, a young man ran over schoolgirls when he lost control of his car.

WATCH: Saudi man parks cars on top of tea cups

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

A video showing a Saudi man park his car on four tea cups has gone viral on social media

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