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Russ Baker - 10/12/2011 - Views: (4094)
Hear the one about the Arab Spring in Saudi Arabia that nobody noticed? No, this is not a joke. It is a real situation—and a cautionary example of what happens when Western governments and their media are more favorable to some ...
The Christian Science Monitor - 07/12/2011 - Views: (1955)
'Monopoly, ' one of several new critical videos, derides Saudi Arabia's lack of housing as a groom - to - be shows viewers the van where he envisions living with his new wife. The Arab Spring has yet to touch ...
Amnesty - 01/12/2011 - Views: (1741)
The last nine months has seen a new wave of repression in Saudi Arabia as authorities have cracked down on protesters and reformists on security grounds, Amnesty International said today. In Saudi Arabia: Repression in the Name of Security, ...
Reuters - 19/10/2011 - Views: (1192)
When Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah had a back operation on Monday, the weekly cabinet meeting was instead chaired by Prince Nayef, indicating the likely path for any future transfer of power in the world's largest oil exporter. The surgery on the ...
The Guardian - 01/10/2011 - Views: (1482)
To imagine it can immunise itself from the political change that has ousted three dictators is folly, but this is what it is trying to do. For most of this year protesters in Change Square, Sana'a, have been saying that they ...
CNN - 28/09/2011 - Views: (1284)
American foreign policy is often torn between shared values and strategic interests. Nowhere is the divide more pronounced than in U.S. dealings with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Although Saudi Arabia has an egregious record on human rights, a major ...
National Post - 28/09/2011 - Views: (1175)
Textbooks used in Saudi Arabia’s schools contain virulent forms of anti-Christian and anti-Jewish bigotry that continue to fuel intolerance and violence around the globe, says a new report. The problem is far greater than the five million students in Saudi Arabia ...
Reuters - 21/09/2011 - Views: (1137)
Saudi Arabian bloggers and journalists say the arch-conservative Islamic kingdom will find it hard to douse glimmers of more open reporting despite a tightening of media rules after the spread of popular revolts through the Arab world. As Saudis increasingly turn ...
Rasid - 21/09/2011 - Views: (1536)
In less than a week, more than 750,000 people viewed Monopoly, the Saudi short-film released on YouTube on Wednesday 14 September 2011, making it the undisputed biggest blockbuster of this summer for most Saudis. The 22 minute feature is a dark-comedy ...
Rasid - 13/09/2011 - Views: (1296)
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's textbooks have a significance that many others do not. Most of the 9/11 terrorists, as well as Osama bin Laden himself, were born and educated in Saudi Arabia. As revealed in an American diplomatic cable ...
Human Rights Watch - 03/09/2009 - Views: (2371)
Saudi authorities should treat minority Shia Muslims as equal citizens, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Saudi government also should create commissions to investigate arbitrary arrests of Shia and to recommend steps to end systemic state ...
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