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Ayesha Saldanha · November, 2009

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from November, 2009

30 November 2009

Saudi Arabia: Citizens’ Fury At Flood Deaths

Saudi Arabia's second largest city, Jeddah, was struck by heavy floods last week, and the death toll has risen to more than 100 people. Poor infrastructure and mismanagement of city...

18 November 2009

Saudi Arabia: We'll Defend Ourselves – For The Right Reason

In recent weeks a longstanding conflict between the Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government has expanded to involve Saudi Arabia, which which has been carrying out bombing raids within Yemen....

11 November 2009

Palestine: Frustration With The “Swagger” Of Politics

Last week the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he would not stand for re-election in January, in frustration at the US failure to stop Israeli settlement construction in the...

8 November 2009

Saudi Arabia: A Blogger's Praise Of Britain

Maram Meccawy is a Saudi writer and blogger, currently living and working in the UK. She recently wrote a post called "Why am I ready to defend Britain?"