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Archive for the 'Saudi Arabia' Category

Saudi King Greeted With Darth Vader’s Theme

by @ Saturday, November 10th, 2007. Filed under In The News, Saudi Arabia

Not sure if this was deliberate, or if Abdullah even realized what happened, but it’s pretty funny: H/T: Andrew Sullivan

The Capital Of World Terror

by @ Sunday, November 4th, 2007. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia, War On Terror

It’s not Afghanistan, it’s not the mountains of Waziristan in northern Pakistan where Osama bin Laden is rumored to be hiding, it’s not Iraq, and its’s not Iran. The primary hub of the terrorist machine lies in the heart of a supposed American ally: With oil prices surging, Saudi Arabia is growing in prosperity and […]

And These Are The People We Call Our Allies

by @ Monday, March 5th, 2007. Filed under Islam, Religion, Saudi Arabia

The latest news from the 9th Century, Saudi Arabian edition: A SAUDI woman who was kidnapped at knifepoint, gang-raped and then beaten by her brother was sentenced to 90 lashes – for a meeting a man who was not a relative, a newspaper reported. In an interview with the Saudi Gazette, the 19-year-old said she […]

Bloggers Taking On The State

by @ Sunday, November 12th, 2006. Filed under Blogging, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

In the Arab world no less: JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia — When he was a college student in Washington state, Saudi Arabia’s most popular blogger, Fouad al-Farhan, donned a T-shirt emblazoned with “Animal Rights Equals Human Rights” and slept on the campus lawn during a hunger strike protesting the slaughter of foxes. That type of freedom […]

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