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  1. Literary works look at kingdom

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saudi Arabia does not have a strong literary tradition. However, the kingdom and the Islamic faith at its heart are increasingly showing up in the keenly observed works of outsiders, ... appeal to a more male readership. A topical spy thriller set partly in Saudi Arabia, author Paul Ulrich knows of what he writes. He has worked as an economic, telecoms and policy consultant ...

  2. Saudi tycoon helps fund Arabic degree

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron An Arabic degree is being launched by the University of Hong Kong with a major donation from a Saudi business tycoon. A total of 25 places will be offered from September on the programme being set up by the university's language centre. It will take students with no prior experience of Arabic on a range of degrees offering the language as a single or double major ...

  3. Foreign investors welcome

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sesha Sam Opportunities are available in the following sectors: Telecommunications The Saudi Communications Commission was established on December 29, 2001, to open up the market and enable foreign companies to invest in telecoms. Insurance Foreign companies are encouraged to invest in the insurance sector. Saudi Railways Organisation Foreign companies can offer ...

  4. Extra production capacity keeps prices stable

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will harm producers and consumers. 'Saudi Arabia has roughly a quarter of the world's proven oil reserves. Despite that unmatched scope, we continue to expand our resource base,' said ... barrels. At current production levels, Saudi Arabia's reserves will translate into well over a century's worth of oil.' As the world's biggest oil company, it is doing its part ...

  5. Requiem for the House of Saud

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer If you drew up a list of royal families long overdue to be overthrown, the al-Sauds would rank right up there. The latest terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia which killed 22 ... as the terrorists intended. The main problem in Saudi Arabia is demographic: its native population has doubled to 18 million in the past 20 years, while its per capita income has almost exactly halved. ...

  6. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi prince Alwaleed bin Talal insulted by Forbes' low rank

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... low rank For most people, even featuring in the Forbes list of the world's billionaires would be cause for celebration, but for Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia, appearing ... the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and that is a slap in the face of modernity and progress". But Forbes hit back, with billionaire list editor Kerry Dolan explaining it no longer considers the share ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Mers toll tops 100 with eight more deaths

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 08:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jeddah Saudi Mers toll tops 100 with eight more deaths The Mers death toll in Saudi Arabia topped 100 as the authorities confirmed eight more deaths and scrambled to reassure an increasingly edgy population in the country worst-hit by the infectious coronavirus. Public fears have been fuelled by a rapid rise in the number of fatalities from the respiratory ...

  8. News - World - DISEASE

    Experts warn Mers virus may be mutating after sudden spurt in Saudi, UAE

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates- likely involving human-to-human transmission since early last week. The disease, originally identified in 2012 in the Middle East, has also ... after returning from a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia on March 29. It is also unclear how readily the virus can pass between people, though that appears to have happened in the Saudi and UAE ...

  9. News - World

    Briefs, January 12, 2013

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Agencies Saudi women enter corridors of power RIYADH- Saudi King Abdullah appointed 30 women to the previously all-male consultative Shura Council in decrees published yesterday, marking a historic first as he pushes reforms in the ultra-conservative kingdom. The decrees give women a 20 per cent quota in the Shura Council, a body appointed by the king to advise him on policy ...




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