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Ahmed Al-Omran · October, 2005

In 1984, I was born in a big town called Hassa, east of Saudi Arabia. In 2002, I moved to the capital Riyadh to study at King Saud University. Currently, my life is divided between those two cities. My main motivation to do this is because I want to give a better view to the world about what's really happening in my country and the Middle East in general. I maintain two blogs: Saudi Jeans in English, and Yawmyat in Arabic. Recently, I co-founded Saudi Blogs, the first serious attempt to build the Saudi bloggers community.

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Latest posts by Ahmed Al-Omran from October, 2005

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

This week, Abu Hamad has a question to his Saudi readers: “what would you do if Bush and his “junta” decided to invade Saudi?” He thinks that with current state...

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

On a recent interview with Barbara Walters on ABC News, King Abdullah said the day when women can drive in Saudi Arabia is going to come. Riyadhawi's comment on that...

The Saudi Blogosphere: Post-blockage Hyperactivity

Happy Ramadhan, everyone. Welcome to this week's Saudi blogosphere roundup. The big news in the Saudi blogosphere this week was the blockage of Blogger.com. When she saw Blogger blocked, Noura...

Saudi Blogosphere Roundup

Hey everyone! Welcome to the first Saudi Blogosphere Roundup. Here is a little bit about what we are talking about here: The Saudi blogosphere has about 60 blogs listed on...

Saudi Arabia Blocks Blogger and Flickr, Again

Two days ago, the Internet Services Unit (ISU) at King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the governing body of the internet in Saudi Arabia, have blocked Blogger, denying...

Saudi Blogger Misses Chance to Meet Karen Hughes

Much controversy has surrounded the mission of Ambassador Karen Hughes, undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and Public Affairs at the US Department of State, to the Middle East. Most...

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