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· June, 2008

Stories about Saudi Arabia from June, 2008

Saudi Arabia: Flying to Cooler Climes

Saudi blogger ibusy [Ar] notes how many people are escaping his country's heats to cooler climes this summer.

Saudi Arabia: Muslim Brotherhood

Abu Aardvark sheds some light on the Muslim Brotherhood in Saudi Arabia in this post.

Saudi Arabia: Long Journey of Waiting

“Lately, I have discovered that my life is a long journey of waiting,” writes Saudi blogger Female [Ar].

Saudi Arabia: Celebrating Life

Saudi PhD student Hala, who lives in the US, attended the Celebrate your Life conference, which attracted a line up of writers and thinkers.

Saudi Arabia: The Hijab and France

France banned students in its schools from wearing any religious symbols and dress denoting religious affiliations - including the Islamic headscarf or the Hijab for women - in 2004. Saudi...

Bahrain: Detainees at home and abroad

Last December, a number of Bahrainis were arrested following clashes between protestors and security forces, and many are still being detained. Allegations have been made that some of them are...

Turkey: Barber to be Beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Turkish blogger Metin writes about the plight of a Turkish barber who has been sentenced to be beheaded in Saudi Arabia for “using God's name in vain.”

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