Voting began on Saturday in Saudi Arabia's first elections open to female voters and candidates.
Male voters began to enter a polling centre in central Riyadh at about 8:00 am (0500 GMT), an AFP reporter at the scene said.
Men and women vote separately in the kingdom, where the sexes are strictly segregated, but the vote is a tentative step towards easing restrictions that are among the world's tightest on women.
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