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· April, 2008

Stories about Saudi Arabia from April, 2008

Saudi Blogger in Coma

Last week, Saudi Jeans announced that female blogger Hadeel was found in her bed in a coma. Saleh Al Zaid (Ar) updates us about her condition in this post.

Saudi Arabia: Blogger Fouad Alfarhan Released

Prominent Saudi blogger Fouad Alfarhan was freed today. He is back home in Jeddah after 137 days in custody.

Saudi Arabia: Women Basketball Team

…Or Does it Explode? posts a video and an article about a Saudi basketball team for women called Jeddah United.

Saudi Arabia: Aspects of Life

American Bedu, who lives in Saudi Arabia, writes: “You know you have lived in Saudi Arabia when: … Your idea of housework is leaving a list for the housekeeper; You...

Saudi Arabia: A Day at Ogair Beach

Saudi Jeans spent the day at Ogair beach with his family and shares some pictures here.

Saudi Arabia: Restaurant Rating Site

“Qaym (Ar) is a website for user-generated restaurant reviews based on social rating. The idea behind it may sound simple, but the execution is excellent and the result is great,”...

Saudi Arabia: Regulating Women's Work

Saudi Arabia is moving towards introducing more regulations with regards to women's employment, reports Saudi Jeans, who comments on a new ‘vague’ law just introduced in the Kingdom.

Free Speech Roundup: Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Yemen

The Indonesian government has ordered the country’s internet service providers to block YouTube over “Fitna” the movie. In Saudi Arabia, the blog of the detained Saudi blogger Fouad Alfarhan was...

Saudi Arabia: Fouad al-Farhan's blog and Freefouad blocked

The blog of the detained Saudi blogger Fouad al-Farhan has been blocked today in Saudi Arabia, along with Freefouad blog.

Saudi Arabia: Electronic Games – The Good, the Bad, and the Overlooked

The newly-founded Saudi Information Technology Club, a non-profit organization established by young, Saudi IT enthusiasts and situated in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom between the cities of Dammam and...

Saudi Arabia: Justice and the Constitution

Human Rights Watch has just released its country reports on Saudi Arabia, writes Saudi Jeans, who goes on to discuss justice and the constitution in his country.

Saudi Arabia: Impressive Iranian Artist

Saudi blogger Rasheed Abou-Alsamh is impressed with Iranian artist Ramin Haerizadehme, whose works depict photomontages, and which went on display at Art Dubai.

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