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Saudi Women Score Twice in First Run at Polls

Lebanese American University


JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, November 30, 2005 (AFP) - Two Saudi businesswomen swept to a surprise victory in Chamber of Commerce elections Wednesday in the
first polls in which women stood as candidates in the conservative Muslim kingdom. "I'm happy, but I'm still in shock," Lama al-Suleiman, one of the two winners, told AFP.


Saudi women; Chamber of Commerce; elections

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.293


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