Luckily for Erick (who seems to believe people "become" gay, the doughy rube), there are still a few societies left on the planet that he might feel more comfortable raising his son in -- like Saudi Arabia, Iran, or Uganda. Should we...Show More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, Years ago as a young intelligence officer, I served a stint in Saudi Arabia running a team of counter-terrorism analysts and agents. We used to have regular “threat working groups,” a fancy...Show More Summary
The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).The fatal case was reported from Al-Qaseem region in the...Show More Summary
Five Yemenis convicted of murder and robbery were executed in Saudi Arabia and their bodies displayed in public in the southwestern town of Jizan. Photos of the bodies suspended from a rope high in the air circulated on Twitter and Facebook to the outrage of many Yemenis, who were disturbed by the images of their executed countrymen.
The total number of deaths in the kingdom is now at 17.
Joint statement of the participating countries in the Ammam ministerial meeting on Syria The Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar and the Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE,...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia, under domestic and international pressure to grant women sporting rights, is creating separate stadium sections so that female spectators and journalists can attend soccer matches in a country that has no public physical education or sporting facilities for women.
Meet the newest stud in town - a model/student dubbed the 'king of cringe' Video LAST UPDATED AT 16:08 ON Wed 22 May 2013 MOVE OVER Omar Borkan Al Gala – the man deemed too sexy for Saudi Arabia - there's a rival in town, who has laid...Show More Summary
I've written about my friend and fellow blogger, Carol Fleming Al-Ajroush, "American Bedu," many times. American Bedu is the most widely read blog about Saudi Arabia, with her daily posts providing invaluable information, interviews, and advice about the country, the culture, and its people. Show More Summary
Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove's Rendezvous with Destiny, about FDR and the five envoys who took America into World War II, is in stores. Which science-fiction novels should economists read? In Saudi Arabia, some...Show More Summary
“The road to hell is paved with good intentions,” warns the famed twelth-century proverb. A modern-day addendum to that truism might read, “in 140 characters or less” — at least in Saudi Arabia. That’s because the head of the kingdom’s...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia has arrested 10 more suspects in what it says is a spy ring linked to Iran, state media report. Those detained include eight Saudis, a Turk, and a Lebanese citizen. Eighteen people were arrested in the same case in March. Saudi Arabia, which is predominantly Sunni Muslim, has recently repeatedly found itself at [...]
The sheikh says Twitter is bad, and that anyone using it "has lost this world and his afterlife." A bit extreme, but I understand the sentiment. Myself, I would have put it in a more Wordsworthian way. I think that most social mediaShow More Summary
Saudi Arabia's first ever anti-domestic-abuse ad. When it comes to women's rights, Saudi Arabia takes baby steps to a whole new level of infancy. (In utero steps? Spermy steps?) Sure, the King Khalid Charitable Foundation launched the...Show More Summary
Russia is among several countries around the world including Saudi Arabia, North Korea, Cuba, Iran, and China that imposed restrictions on freedom of religion last year, according to an annual report released Monday by the US State Department.
Soccer is emerging as a focal point of dissent in Saudi Arabia, an oil-rich kingdom that despite banning demonstrations by law is struggling to fend off the waves of change sweeping the Middle East and North Africa.
Post by Adriana Velez Last year, little 1-year-old Eisa Hayat was making a pilgrimage with his family to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. But a devastating car crash killed both his parents, a set of grandparents, and an aunt, all at once. Only the baby survived, but just barely. Show More Summary
My friend just came back from a scientific conference in Austria where she met other scientists, from places like Saudi Arabia and South Africa, who were shocked to discover that she, a Muslim Arab, was living and working with Jews in Israel.
Just in case its street-legal Tumbler Batmobile wasn’t enough, Saudi Arabia’s Team Galag has brought along a custom supercar based on a Nissan GT-R platform for the Gumball 3000 rally taking place this week in Europe. The car is called the Team Galag TG1 and it made its debut on Saturday at the start of the Gumball 3000 rally in...
Zaha Hadid Architects has won a contract from the ArRiyadh Development Authority to build the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.