epa03532523 (FILE) A file photo dated 19 August 2012 shows Saudi women walking after celebrating Eid al-Fitr prayers, in the courtyard of Prince Turki bin Abdul Aziz  mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Media reports on 11 January 2013 state that Saudi King Abdullah has for the first time appointed 30 women to the country?s parliament, according to a royal decree carried by the official news agency SPA. The decree gives women a fifth of the Shura Council, which is the formal parliament of the conservative, oil-rich kingdom but has very limited powers.  EPA/STR