Women, Soccer and Islam: A Potent Mix
JAMES DORSEY: Even though Saudi Arabia did not qualify for the World Cup it’s being followed avidly by women in the Kingdom
Saudi ‘Female Soccer Controversy Leads To Major Discussion
JAMES DORSEY: The attendance of American female senators at a soccer match in Riyadh has sparked a massive debate
Saudi Tourism: Is It Finally About To Happen?
CROSSROADS ARABIA: We’ve had many false dawns on the Saudi tourism story but we may be on the cusp of a breakthrough now.
Why Are There So Few Good Books About Saudi Arabia?
STEVE ROYSTON: A recently published book on the Kingdom seems to be designed to pander to all of the usual Western prejudices. Why so?
Saudi Authorities Greet Departure of Morsi With…Delight
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Most Gulf countries have been circumspect in their reaction to the toppling of Morsi’s government. Not so Saudi Arabia
Expensive Kingdom: Why Projects Cost So Much More in KSA
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Corruption, nepotism, the ridiculous cost of real estate in Saudi Arabia. These are just some of the reasons projects in the Kingdom cost so much