Added on 10/12/2013
Arabian Peninsula , Asia , Council of Ministers , Hospitality/Recreation , House of Saud , Jeddah , Middle East , Outline of Saudi Arabia , Politics , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Commission for Tourism & Antiquities , Saudi government
CROSSROADS ARABIA: We’ve had many false dawns on the Saudi tourism story but we may be on the cusp of a breakthrough now.
Added on 10/01/2013
Adel Fakieh , Council of Ministers , Ghazi al-Gosaibi , Islam , Labor , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Social services
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Some clerics have taken it upon themselves to invoke the power of prayer to invite not just professional failure but for the demise of individuals
Added on 19/10/2012
Al Watan , Council of Ministers , Jeddah , Ministry of Justice , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Human Rights Commission , Women's issues
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Not alone are they being admitted to the religious police but women are also now being allowed to appear in court. Heady days.
Added on 29/05/2012
Abdul Aziz Khoja , Censorship , Council of Ministers , Facebook , good journalist , Jeddah , Journalism , Journalist , Law , London , Media organizations , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Saudi government , Saudi Journalists Association , The New York Times , The Times , The Washington Post
CROSSROADS ARABIA: How can civil servants judge whether a journalists is being ‘professional’? The simple answer is they can’t
Added on 04/04/2012
Council of Ministers , Employment , Expatriates , GALAL FAKKAR , Jeddah , Ministry of Labor , National Society for Human Rights , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Saudi looks to drop individual employee sponsorship to end rules “so complicated no one knows what’s going on”.
Added on 26/09/2011
Abdullah , America , Council of Ministers , Democracy , executive director , Jeddah , Jeddah Chamber of Commerce , National Day , Saudi Arabia , Shoura Council , Women , Women's issues
CROSSROADS ARABIA: King Abdullah’s announcement seemed to catch everyone by surprise. It’s clearly a very welcome step but will women in the Kingdom be satisfied with what they’ve been granted?
Added on 11/07/2011
Rob L. Wagner
Bangladesh , Cambodia , Christoph Wilcke , Council of Ministers , Dubai , East Africa , Europe , Human Rights Watch , Indonesia , Middle East , North Africa , Philippines , Riyadh , SAR , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Shoura Council , Vietnam
ROB L. WAGNER: Saudi Arabian and Indonesian intransigence has put maids needing work and Saudis help between a rock and a hard place.
Added on 14/02/2011
Rob L. Wagner
Abdullah Alami , Council of Ministers , Food and Drink , Foreign media , Jeddah , Journalist , policeman , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council , United Nations , Women's issues
ROB L. WAGNER – Go outside the major population centres in the Kingdom and you will find it common to see women drivers.
Added on 14/01/2011
Abdullah , Adel Fakieh , Al-Khobar , Alternative Energy , Arabian Gulf , Bahrain , Council of Ministers , Dammam , Dubai , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Food and Drink , G20 , Jeddah , King Abdullah University of Science , King Abdullah University of Science and Technology , long-term solution , Middle East , Oil and gas , oil-producing countries , Olympics , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Saudization , Shoura Council , the Heritage , United States , Yanbu
STEVE ROYSTON: King Abdullah, upon his return to Saudi Arabia after successful surgery in the United States, broadcasts to the nation. This is what he could say…
Added on 24/12/2010
Abdullah , China , Council of Ministers , Deng Xiaoping , Egypt , Facebook , Hosni Mubarak , Jeddah , Leonid Brezhnev , Middle East , Minister of Information , Ministry of Education , Oil producer , President , Russia , SAR , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Social networking , Soviet Union , Vladimir Putin , Wen Jiabao , Youth
STEVE ROYSTON: Respect for the elderly is deeply ingrained in Arab society. Saudi Arabia, however, faces a major demographic challenge – a hugely youthful population.