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· March, 2008

Stories about Saudi Arabia from March, 2008

Saudi Arabia: Diplomatic Quarter Nightmare

Saudi Jeans complains about the trouble Saudi men have to go through to enter the high-security Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh, which houses embassies, offices and the living quarters of people...

Middle East and North Africa: Client Number Nine

Eliot Spitzer's fall from grace grabbed the headlines as soon as newsmen caught wind of the scandal. Bloggers followed closely on their heel, including those from the Middle East and...

Saudi Arabia: Two Killed in Religious Police Chase

“A boy and a girl have died in a horrific car accident after being chased by a patrol that belongs to the Commission for Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of...

Arabeyes: Rebelling the Saudi Way

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Saudi activist Wajiha Huwaidar, had herself videotaped driving a car in a rural area in Saudi Arabia, to draw attention to the...

Tunisia: 50 Richest Arabs

From Tunisia, Subzero Blue (Ar) shares with us the list of the 50 richest Arabs – led by Al Waleed bin Talal from Saudi Arabia.

Lebanon: Gulf Tourists

From Lebanon, Antoun comments on tourists from Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia visiting his country – after their countries issued warnings for them to stop travelling to Lebanon.

Lebanon: United Sunni Front

‘The spectre of Iran's nuclear ambitions and fear of a so-called “Shia revival” in the region has forced the Saudi Kingdom to reevaluate its stance on Qatar. And in turn,...

Saudi Arabia: Women Driving .. Or ..

“There are certainly more important issues than (women) driving that need to be dealt with,” writes Nzingha from Saudi Arabia.

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