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· April, 2007

Stories about Saudi Arabia from April, 2007

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women Bloggers

Saudi blogger Ahmed Al Omran reports that we will soon be able to hear the voices of young Saudi women through blogs initiated by their teacher. “Mrs. Lobat Asadi who...

Iraq: Al Maliki Snubbed by Saudi Arabia

Iraqi blogger Ladybird debates why Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki was denied a visit to Saudi Arabia. While some claim it was for ‘technical’ reasons others say that he...

Iraq: Islammemo is Back

Iraqi blogger Ladybird reports : “If anybody interested Islammemo (Arabic) back to business, it is unknown yet if (Saudi national) Alhajiri released form prison or not but the team managed...

Iraq: Saudi Cyber Activist Jailed

“A week ago the Saudi Arabia government closed Islammemo website ..its moderator Soyan Alhajeri in jail, the reason behind this action is still unknown but the only available information is...

Saudi Arabia: The 1,000km Thank You

A 73-year-old Saudi man walked 1,000km to thank the Saudi King, reports the Angry Arab News Service.

Arabeyes: Bahraini Blogger in Court Tomorrow

This is Mahmood Al Yousif, the God Father of Bahraini bloggers, who is being sued by a Bahraini Minister for comments he published online. Mediations between the two parties failed,...

Saudi: Killer Pardoned

A woman who has murdered her ex-lover has been pardoned by his family and may soon be set free, writes Saudi-based blogger Nzingha.

Saudi Arabia: Discussion Group Laws

Saudi blogger Rasheed Abou-Alsamh links to an article in which he writes about how discussion groups in private homes in Saudi Arabia are now required to register with authorities or...

Saudi Arabia: Meet the Abazons

We all know who the Amazons are – but to learn more about the Abazons – Saudi Stepford Wife‘s latest post is a must read. “Abazon- An abaya-clad Amazon who,...

Saudi Arabia: Maid Gone

Saudi-based blogger Nzingha‘s maid is gone – and she can't hide her happiness. “And I'm so happy she is finally gone. I have learned a few things with this experience,...

Saudi Arabia: Segregation of the Sexes

Saudi Jeans reacts to the recent public comment from Interior Minister Prince Naif in which it was announced “Segregation of men and women is not correct”.

Algeria: Future Arab Alliances with Israel?

The Moor Next Door talks about the Arab states and future alliances with Israel and against Iran: “A long road must be traveled until the major Arab states can win...

Bahrain: GCC oversight

Bahraini blogger Mahmood's Den discusses the ills of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and their inability to implement important monetary policy.

Saudi Arabia: Phone Stalkers

Saudi blogger Nzingha's Soapbox tells the story of dealing with a potential stalker: “Now that freaked me out, it sounds like he is calling from his car and he is...

Arabeyes: Pictorial Tour of the Middle East

American couple BSS and BRN, who live in Al Ain, in the UAE, have been busy clicking photographs of their new surroundings, bringing us up close and personal with the...

Saudi Arabia: Phone Pests

Saudi-based blogger Nzingha regales us with her tales about phone pests and their annoying calls. “What is it with me and these perverts? Are there that many out there that...

Algeria: US Should Encourage Saudi

Algerian blogger Nouri cautions the West of misreading recent Saudi manoeuvres in leading Arab states. “The Americans should encourage Saudi leadership, because if their reaction to the Saudi drive for...

Saudi: Summer Holiday

Saudi-based blogger Nzingha is already planning for her summer holidays and is finding it hard to select between visiting the US or Malaysia. She also fills us in on problems...

Saudi Arabia: Maritime Crisis and Apologies

Saudi blogger Yazeez finds the mounting crisis on the British sailors captured by Iran as “ridiculous.” “Iran wants an apology, which is very justifiable considering the fact that what the...

Algeria: New Arabism

Algerian blogger Nouri discusses a new wave of Arabism, led by Saudi Arabia. “Saudi Arabia has been driving efforts to construct a regional Arab block to check Iranian influence in...

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