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Like Father, Like Son

Written by: Angelo Urfano (Grade 8C- AY1516)


  Winner of the 2016 SABIS® STARS- 3rd place

Dark clouds wrap the turquoise sky. At his rear, throngs of wailing cries resound in his ears. 695 more words

Short Story

Edge of the World: Riyadh's Finest

There are few tourist spots in Saudi Arabia that I know of. One of these, is the scenic Edge of the World found about 180km Northeast of Riyadh. 991 more words

Desert Adventure

A faltering marriage - are Washington and Riyadh growing apart?

It’s the year of 2002. The US administration under President Bush, Vice President Cheney and Secretary of State Rumsfeld has ignored the widespread outrage from a vocal international community, bypassed the UN Security Council and unilaterally invaded Iraq, pre-emptively responding to the alleged threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the hands of Saddam Hussein – and wrestling control of the third richest oil fields in the Middle East from the Baath socialists’ leader while at it. 2,108 more words

International Politics

Trilogy of the Flowers #2: The Pale Rose

Written by: Yousef Bukhari (Grade 11A- AY1516)

Also by Yousef Bukhari: Trilogy of the Flowers #1: The Veiled Blossom

This story is one of jealousy and love. 1,057 more words

Short Story

Wednesday 20 April, 2016 Update: Obama Arrives in Riyadh

President Barack Obama arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday for talks with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman. This will be Obama’s fourth and final visit to the oil rich kingdom. 35 more words


21 Apr 2016 (AFR) - The $US10 billion Saudi Arabian financial district with no banks

(21 April 2016, AFR, p45, by Zainab Fattah)

‘Saudi Arabia’s $US10 billion ($12.8 billion) financial hub in Riyadh will have gleaming towers connected by sky bridges, cutting-edge climate technology and a monorail that can circle the whole area in 11 minutes. 92 more words

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One Sunny Day at Wadi Namar...

If you’re looking for a place to unwind far more different from the usual parks you visit here in Riyadh, then I suggest going to Wadi Namar located in Exit 20. 358 more words