Saudi Arabia

September 19th, 2008 by alephnaught

Saudi Women Find an Unlikely Role Model: Oprah

Found this article today in the New York Times.  Its very interesting – young Saudi women are watching Oprah Winfrey’s show in droves because she addresses subjects Saudi women rarely get to discuss, for example racism. When I was in Jubail, I noticed (through side-ways glances – you never “eyeball” a woman in Saudi Arabia, […]

July 14th, 2006 by alephnaught

Saudi Arabia blames Hizbollah in Lebanon Crisis

An article off of Reuters indicates that Saudi Arabia blames radical Muslims for the unrest on the Lebanese border. Translate

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May 28th, 2006 by alephnaught

Don’t Be Friends With Christians or Jews, Saudi Texts Say

Don’t Be Friends With Christians or Jews, Saudi Texts SayBy HASSAN FATTAHMay 24, 2006Quoted from The New York Times Translate

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June 12th, 2005 by alephnaught

Cross reference for a book I just read

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June 12th, 2005 by alephnaught

Inside the Kingdom

Title: Inside the Kingdom Author: Carmen bin Ladin Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Warner Books (June 13, 2005) ISBN: 0446694886 This is finally out in paperback, so I brought it along for my latest flight to Amsterdam. The book is pretty good and a fast read. She’s obviously lived inside Saudi Arabia as a wife of […]

May 4th, 2005 by alephnaught

Islamic Banking Grows, With All Sorts of Rules

May 3 story from the Wall Street Journal Translate

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April 24th, 2005 by alephnaught

Saudis in Talks on Nuke Loophole Agreement

Article from the AP wire Translate

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March 7th, 2005 by alephnaught

Ads for Saudi Bank Focus on Women

“Ads for Saudi Bank Focus on Women”, article from the NY Times March 7, 2005 Translate

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March 1st, 2005 by alephnaught

Have I Told You About the Time a Saudi Sheik tried to Kidnap Me?

An interesting article on spending time in Saudi Arabia as a single woman Translate

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May 13th, 1984 by alephnaught

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

I worked for three months in Saudi Arabia at the naval base in Jubail on the Arabian Gulf managing the software for a C3I system (Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence). This was my first job out of school. Here is the only picture I kept from my stay – its the remains of a fort […]