Added on 29/12/2012
Adel Fakieh , Ahmed Al-Omran , Bahrain , Crown Prince , Egypt , Energy , Iran , Israel , Journalist , Literature , Middle East , Mohammed Mursi , New Year's Day , news site , Olympics , Retail , Riyadh Bureau , Robin Barrett , Sarah Attar , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , Syria , Wojdan Shaherkani
STEVE ROYSTON: It’s by no means scientific or representative but here are the people and special moments that resonated with me this year
Added on 29/11/2012
Ahmed Al-Omran , Facebook , Islam , Jeddah , Middle East , National Public Radio , Riyadh Bureau , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Twitter , United Kingdom , United States , YouTube
STEVE ROYSTON: Say the words ‘Saudi Arabia’ to someone who has never been there and the results are as predictable as could be.
Added on 07/05/2011
Ahmed Al-Omran , Ali Shah , BBC , Blogging , blogs , Cairo , Casablanca , CNN , Dubai , East Africa , Jeddah , John Burgess , Journalist , Libya , Middle East , Morocco , North Africa , Omar al-Issawi , Osama Bin Laden , Pakistan , prolific author , Riyadh , Saad Al Dosari , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Syria , Tahir Shah , The National , The Times , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , United States
STEVE ROYSTON: My only quibble about CNN’s list is that it picks up exclusively on Arab writers and – with the honourable exception of Mahmood the Bahraini Blogfather – most of the writers seem relatively young.