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· February, 2008

Stories about Saudi Arabia from February, 2008

Saudi Diplomacy

Saudi blogger Saudi Jeans discusses a talk by Saudi King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies head Prince Turki Al Faisal on Saudi diplomacy.

Saudi Arabia: Cairo Visit

Saudi Jeans attended a two-day Human Rights conference in Cairo, Egypt, and shares his impressions of the country and event in this post.

Middle East: Wishing Kosovo all the Best!

Bloggers and some politicians in the Middle East were quick to draw parallels between Kosovo's independence from Serbia and the Palestine Question. Following the news from the Balkans, here's a...

Saudi Arabia: No Coffee for Women

From Saudi Arabia, Lalla Mona posts two pictures of signs: one from 1931 America which says “Public Swimming Pool: Whites Only” and the second from modern day Saudi Arabia which...

Bahrain: Songs Exchanged between Saudis and Egyptians

From Bahrain, Silly Bahraini Girl posts two videos – one showing a rap song by Saudis targeted against Egyptians and the other containing a response for the first video.

Middle East: Protesting Love

Valentine's Day has come and gone, but in the Middle East, the debate still continues on whether it is an occasion which should be celebrated or shunned. With both Saudi...

Fouad's Week: Fouad will not be forgotten!

The Free Fouad campaign has organized and carried out “Fouad’s Week”, during which bloggers were invited to republish one of Fouad’s posts on their blogs and to embrace “We Are...

Saudi Arabia: Remembering Fouad Al Farhan

Lou from Saudi Arabia pays tribute to jailed Saudi blogger Fouad Al Farhan in this post.

Saudi Arabia: Home – The Aramco Brats’ Story

Mochness from Saudi Arabia discusses a new documentary on living in the Kingdom, entitled: Home – The Aramco Brats’ Story.

Saudi Arabia: Businesswoman Arrested

THE arrest of a Saudi businesswomen by a religious policeman in Riyadh for having coffee with a male colleague who was not related to her, has brought up the eternal...

Saudi Arabia: Free Fouad DC Rally

A Free Fouad Rally was held outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington DC, writes Saudi Jeans. Fouad Al Farhan is still in prison after being detained by the Saudi authorities...

Saudi Arabia: Kingdom of Inhumanity

Saudi Jeans speaks out against the inhumane treatment of women in his country in this post.

Bahrain: Saudi Change

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif directs us to a discussion on Saudi Arabia, change and freedom of expression.

Saudi Arabia: Stop Organised Religion

“Organized religion is what takes the soul out of believers. Let's just put a stop to it,” writes Ubergirl87, who is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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