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A Visual Intro to Saudi Art

Many people who have never been here and are convinced that Saudi society is backwards, often think that Saudi Arabia does not have a culture. That also includes the opinion that in Saudi Arabia there are no artists who create fabulous paintings. 159 more words

Saudi Arabia

Women in the Kingdom: Part 2: Mixing with Men

The women I met at the exhibition were wonderful. I would say that of the prospective students I met, more than half were women seeking to do a Masters or PhD. 880 more words

Saudi Arabia: Why I'm Mad at the Media

I have just come back from 6 days in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (KSA, for “Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” from here on out). To put it bluntly, I am mad at the media. 738 more words

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody: On the Other Purpose of Embassies

Most of us know embassies as places where you get travel documents or where you go if you have a “diplomatic hold up” in another country etc. 1,354 more words

Expat Blog

` Court in Riyadh Sentences Blogger to 15 years for Writing Articles against `State Security ' Posting Online '

#AceWorldNews – RIYADH – April 17 – A Special Criminal Court in the capital of Riyadh found 26-year-old Fadhel al-Manasef guilty of incitement and participation in demonstrations, writing articles against state security and posting them on-line. 272 more words

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TT: Thursday Tales- School Lunches

*Opens the door and peeks out* Anybody there? Hello!!
I am bacckkkkk! Done with the exams and back in my haven, Riyadh. Alhamdulilah :D
So, hows everyone? 880 more words

Sebastian Farmborough: An Englishman in Saudi Arabia

Dubai-based photographer Sebastian Farmborough is causing quite a stir in the press, and I am keen to find out what lies behind his series of photographs, entitled… 1,061 more words