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Robert M. Danin - 05/12/2011 - Views: (3908)
Protesters chant slogans and hold posters of prisoners during a protest in Qatif on March 9, 2011. The banner reads: Peacefully, Peacefully, (Courtesy Reuters). Recent demonstrations and violence in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province that left four people dead and nine others ...
Hayder al-Khoei - The Guardian - 30/11/2011 - Views: (5758)
Even Al-Jazeera English, which does better than its Arabic sister station, did not follow up its coverage of deaths at Qatif protests A security checkpoint in Saudi Arabia's eastern Gulf coast town of Qatif. The government stepped up security after four ...
Alexander Cockburn - 08/10/2011 - Views: (4241)
Threaten the stability of Saudi Arabia, as the Shi’a upsurges   are now doing in  Qatif, and al-Awamiyah in the country’s  oil-rich Eastern Province and you’re brandishing a dagger over the very heart of long-term U.S. policy in the Middle East ...
Madawi Al-Rasheed - 28/08/2011 - Views: (5164)
The Arab Spring has successfully removed three autocrats from the stage, while others may be on their way out. But it has brought three regional powers face to face, each competing to shape the outcome of the revolts in pursuit ...
Mohammed Al Ghanim - 15/05/2011 - Views: (3832)
The midst of the recent developments in the Arab region¡ and extrapolation of near and distant history in the Arabian Peninsula¡ have clearly revealed the agendas of the Shias in Saudi Arabia who declare them in public without fear¡ or ...
Yaser Mohammad - 20/04/2011 - Views: (4422)
The situation in Bahrain is moving toward abstruse end leading Bahrain to destruction; both democratically and geography. This happened after intended destruction across the public facilities¡ places of worship¡ and the random arrests of the citizens. The situation in Bahrain ...
Mohammed Al Ghanim - 13/03/2011 - Views: (4390)
Is there a need to use live bullets to disperse a peaceful demonstration where its biggest demand was the release of prisoners? What is the justification for mass shooting on a group of young men and women who did not ...
Christoph Wilcke - 10/03/2011 - Views: (4301)
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah will not have to break his piggy-bank to make good on his promise to hand out $36 billion to Saudi citizens. With foreign reserves of over $440 billion, and oil prices at over $100 a barrel, ...
Simon Henderson - 19/02/2011 - Views: (3995)
On February 16, Bahraini security forces used brute force to clear democracy protestors from Manama's Pearl Square, on orders from a regime seemingly undaunted by international media coverage and the near - instantaneous self - reporting of Twitter - generation ...
Robert Dreyfuss - 14/02/2011 - Views: (4296)
Not surprisingly, many American media reports have focused on the impact of the  revolution in Egypt on Israel, whose security policy is centered on the three-decade-old peace treaty between Israel and Egypt. But the country that really ought to be ...
Angus McDowall - 12/02/2011 - Views: (3968)
For Saudi Arabia, the departure of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak represents a diplomatic setback that could complicate its foreign policy across the Middle East, with repercussions stretching from Iraq to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Domestically, however, the kingdom appears largely insulated from ...
Ali al-Ahmed - The Guardian - 20/10/2010 - Views: (4870)
The prince is guilty of murder. That was the verdict rendered against the Saudi prince, Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al Saud, regarding the death of his servant, Bandar Abdulaziz. It is a victory for the people of Saudi Arabia who, ...
Ayoub Abdullah - 27/09/2010 - Views: (4523)
Before we dive into explaining why Muslim woman wear the veil, let us discover the reasons gradually. First of all, having understood Adam’s story is a fundamental base to approach the Islamic logically. So, what is Adam’s story in Islam? Answer: ...
Neil Partrick - Arab Reform Bulletin - 16/08/2010 - Views: (4686)
Under the ageing King Abdullah, those in the al-Saud family seeking to advance economic, legal, and political (or, perhaps more accurately, administrative) reform seem to be in a race against the clock. The assumption of many inside the Kingdom is ...
Habib Trabelsi - 31/07/2010 - Views: (5201)
A few days after his campaign against the Saudi public school curriculum¡ which he described as "devoted to incite hatred against the other¡" the Saudi dissident¡ Ali Al-Ahmad¡ organizes on Saturday¡ the 31st July in Washington¡ cultural and artistic events ...
Ali al-Ahmed - 03/12/2009 - Views: (6681)
Last week the Saudi city of Jeddah was afflicted by heavy rains that lasted only a few hours but caused massive flooding and the deaths of more than 500 people. To lessen the embarrassment, official reports shrank the number of ...
Wajeha Al-Huwaider - The Washington Post - 16/08/2009 - Views: (5830)
Who is that woman who returns day after day to the border crossing, seeking to pass from Saudi Arabia to Bahrain, only to be turned away? She is me. Who am I? A native of the city of Hufuf in ...
Fouad Ajami - 05/08/2009 - Views: (4630)
The Arab world is plagued by despots. But don’t expect the U.N. to give President Bush any credit for challenging this order. "It made me feel so jealous,” said Abdulmonem Ibrahim, a young Egyptian political activist, of the recent upheaval in ...
Ali al-Ahmed - The Guardian - 24/07/2009 - Views: (5493)
The British court was right when it granted asylum to a female member of the Al Saud ruling family and protected her identity. The woman fled Saudi Arabia in fear for her life after having a baby with a non-Muslim ...
Ali al-Ahmed - The Guardian - 28/03/2007 - Views: (4074)
  Early spring in Saudi Arabia brings its fair share of natural wonders. But desert sunrises and shifting dunes aside, spring is also the time of one of the few secular festivals held in the kingdom, the Janadriya cultural festival. Janadriya is ...
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