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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Young Saudis See Cushy Jobs Vanish Along With Nation’s Oil Wealth / الشباب السعودي انظر هين وظائف تتلاشى جنبا إلى جنب مع الثروة النفطية الأمة

The New York Times | By Ben Hubbard | Original Source RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — In pressed white robes and clutching crisp résumés, young Saudi men packed a massive hall at a university in the capital city this month to … Continue reading

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Why authoritarian rulers are worried / 为什么独裁统治者担心 / لماذا الحكام المستبدين قلقون / Почему авторитарные правители беспокоятся

By Tyler Roylance | CNN News | Original Source Chinese Paramilitary police officers stand guard near Tiananmen Square on June 4, 2014 in Beijing, China. Editor’s Note: Tyler Roylance is a senior editor at Freedom House, a non-government research and … Continue reading

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Yes, Bush helped create ISIS — and set up the Middle East for a generation of chaos

by Zack Beauchamp@zackbeauchampzack@vox.com | VOX WORLD | Original Source U.S. President Geroge W. Bush speaks to members of the Future Farmers of America farm youth organization July 27, 2001 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)  Remember May 2003, … Continue reading

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Luxury hotel in Saudi Arabia to become world’s largest hotel

By Aidan Imanova | ArabianBusiness.COM | Original Source Abraj Kudai is to become the world’s largest hotel located in Makkah, Saudi Arabia and upon completion, will offer 10,000 rooms in 12 separate towers. Designed by Dar Al Handasah, the project … Continue reading

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The Slaying of the Saudi Spider

by David Hearst — editor, Middle East Eye | The World Post <Original Source> The palace coup is complete. In a far-reaching decree on Thursday night, the new Saudi king Salman unraveled the legacy of his half-brother Abdullah and set … Continue reading

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No Woman, No Drive: Saudi comedian releases musical protest on women driving ban [The Kingdom]

My take on this: 1) Must be a slow news day over at Yahoo … 2) Maybe the protestors should consider this, they’re taking to the streets in protest to … fight for the right to drive a car … … Continue reading

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