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· December, 2005

Stories about Saudi Arabia from December, 2005

Saudi Arabia: Religious impact

29 December 2005

Sabbah chronicles the social progress of Saudi women in the last year, and considers it a blow against Islamic terrorism. A woman won election to a seat on the “engineer's board,” and another has become the first female jockey to compete internationally. On the other hand, he thinks that the...

Philippines: Filipino Intimacies in Saudi Arabia

23 December 2005

Saudi Arabia has long been a major destination for Filipinos seeking work. The PCIJ blog hosts a podcast from a journalist who lived there for three years, on how they deal with their loneliness and isolation there.

Saudi Arabia: Fox News & Journalists

16 December 2005

Sabbah wonders if Fox News can stand for their slogans, specially after hearing the influence of the Saudi Prince, Al-Waleed Bin Talal, on changing the channel reports of the Paris riots. “Within 30 minutes, the title was changed from Muslim riots to civil riots”, Al-Waleed said. While talking about media,...

Saudi Arabia: Sami Al-Arian Case

2 December 2005

Sami Al-Arian has been in jail for 1016 days now, waiting for a verdict from the jury. June say, “it would absolutely horrible if your father was in the same city and every night you go to bed knowing that your dad is in a jail sell all alone.“

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