Added on 16/09/2012
Afghanistan , Health insurance , Healthcare , India , Iraq , Jeddah , Margaret Thatcher , National Guard , National Health Service , North Carolina , Oil , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , specialist , The Arab News , UK , United Kingdom , United States
STEVE ROYSTON: In one respect he is fortunate: Saudi has abundant resources to throw at these problems, unlike the US and the UK, where health services are competing for funds.
Added on 09/09/2012
Citibank , Citigroup , electricity consumption , Energy , Gulf Cooperation Council , Japan , Jeddah , mass transportation , Oil , oil consumption , Oil exporter , Oil production , oil revenue , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , South Korea , The Arab News , United States
CROSSROADS ARABIA: If the rate continues as it is going, Saudi Arabia could be a net importer of oil in 17 years’ time. That’s plausible, based on the figures, but unlikely…
Added on 22/06/2012
Susie of Arabia
Education , Jeddah , Operating system , Saudi Arabia , The Arab News
SUSIE OF ARABIA: School’s out in the Kingdom and it’s the time for teachers, supervisors and school cleaners to be afraid.
Added on 02/04/2012
Rob L. Wagner
AlTouq Group , Asher Noor , Banking , executive director , Islamic Development Bank , Jeddah , Organization of Islamic Cooperation , Riyadh , SAR , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency , Saudi Credit Bureau , The Arab News
ROB L. WAGNER: There has been a staggering increase in consumer loan and credit card debt in the Kingdom.
Added on 25/02/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Abdullah , blasphemy , counsel , Crown Prince , Facebook , Hamza Kashgari , Jeddah , Journalist , Malaysia , Nayef , New Zealand , Poet , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , The Arab News , Turkey , Twitter , UN Court
ROB L. WAGNER: His religious comments were ill-chosen but they are not the only reason that he is in serious trouble.
Added on 17/01/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Activist , Arab Spring , English language newspaper , Islam , Islamic feminism , King Abdulaziz University , Middle East , Ministry of Labor , Prophet Muhammad , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Sharia , state law , Tara Umm Omar , The Arab News , Women's Rights
ROB L. WAGNER: There is no proscription in the Quran of women in the workplace but the existing guardianship laws are a major obstacle.
Added on 02/06/2011
Rob L. Wagner
Abdullah , Al Watan , Amal Zahid , Amira Kashgari , Board of Senior Ulema , Facebook , Islam , Journalist , King Abdullah , Kul Al Watan , Manal Al Sharif , Media law , Ministry of Interior , Saudi Arabia , The Arab News
ROB L. WAGNER: Conservatives anonymously attack outspoken women by questioning their morals and beliefs in Islam.
Added on 29/03/2011
Islam , legal systems , Malaysia , Saudi Arabia , The Arab News
STEVE ROYSTON: To what extent should the state and its institutions act as an intermediary between an individual and his or her conscience – and ultimately his or her Maker?
Added on 08/03/2011
Abdul Aziz Khoja , Abdullah , Arabic media , Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice , Haia , Khalid Alnowaiser , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , SMS , The Arab News , Unemployment , United Kingdom
STEVE ROYSTON: It’s not easy for a nation to move from a state where all things flow from the King to one where a country’s wealth belongs to its citizens.
Added on 16/02/2011
Common Ground News Service
Abdullah , Afghanistan , America , Benedict XVI , Iraq , Jeddah , Journalist , King Abdullah University of Science , King Abdullah University of Science and Technology , London , Mecca , Religion , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Saudi government , The Arab News , The Huffington Post , United States , United States government
SABRIA JAWHAR: The volume of hate-filled rhetoric pouring from pulpits in Saudi Arabia has risen over the past ten years; now authorities have taken action.
Added on 26/01/2011
2022 World Cup , Arabic , Arabic content , Doha , Facebook , Gulf Arab , Jeddah , Levant , Middle East , Mobile Phones , Oscars , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , The Arab News
STEVE ROYSTON: What troubles Arab intellectuals is that the use of the Arabic language is declining. There’s an Arabic interface for Facebook, yet 75% of Arab users prefer the English.
Added on 10/12/2010
Adel Fakieh , Diana Al-Jassem , Jeddah , Jeddah Chamber of Commerce , princess , Saudi Arabia , Saudization , The Arab News , United Kingdom
STEVE ROYSTON: Difficulties facing women who wish to enter the workforce are only part of what the Saudi leadership recognizes is a slow burn of discontent.