‘Sacked’: Saudi King ‘Had Enough’ of Top Conservative?
CROSSROADS ARABIA: He’s been getting a bit loud recently with positions contrary to those of the King. Time to go.
Saudi: Filipino, Indonesian Ban Continues
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Philippine, Indonesia making “illogical” demands over the pay and conditions their citizens will receive – Saudi Labor Ministry.
Saudi Media Law: Let’s Just Get Rid of It
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Saudi authorities have paid attention to the furore that greeted the new legislation dealing with the media.
New Saudi Media Law Bans… Almost Anything
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The newly unveiled Saudi media law represents a huge step backward for free speech. Maybe we’ll just talk about the weather. Hold on, though, that could be controversial too.
How Saudi Arabia’s Media is tacking Wikileaks
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Saudi media is taking note of the WikiLeaks phenomenon. This piece from Arab News reflects the best and smartest policy that the Saudi government could follow: refuse comment.