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· July, 2010

Stories about Saudi Arabia from July, 2010

Saudi Arabia: Muttawa in Action

Saudi Woman shows a visitor the Muttawa (religious policemen) in action in one of the malls.

Saudi Arabia: Dear Moron

In Saudi Arabia, all businesses shut down during prayer times. Ahmed Al-Omran sends out the following tweet: “Dear moron at post office who refused to serve me b/c “it's prayer...

Saudi Arabia: Why am I on Twitter?

“Why am I on Twitter?” writes (Ar) Saudi writer Turki Aldakhil. “My friends convinced me that I was old if I didn't have an account. I wanted to feel young,...

Middle East: World Cup Final Thoughts

Psychic octopus Paul was right and Spain clinched the World Cup in the football finals, which ended in South Africa a few minutes ago. In the Arab World, Twitter users...

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