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Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi Sep 11 bill

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

WASHINGTON: Congress on Wednesday (Sep 28) overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sep 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his presidency, just four months before it ends. 905 more words

Current Affairs

Is Stockman Right? Is This The Big One?

By Andrew Hoffman – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

(September 26, 2016) It’s early Monday morning, on what could not only be a historically bad week for global financial markets, but the “beginning of the end” of the manipulated worldwide perception that “everything’s OK.”  Most of the world’s 7.4 billion denizens know this already, having watched their savings, currencies, standards of living, and political and/or social stability decline substantially since the 2008 financial crisis.  1,608 more words

GDP & Employment

Weather rant!

Bismillah hi Rahman ni Rahim 

Asalaa’malaikum(Peace be on you), 

It is Wednesday, which means it is pretty much right in the middle of the week. 573 more words


Saudi cuts ministers’ salaries by 20 per cent

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday cut cabinet ministers’ salaries by 20 percent and reduced other state officials’ benefits in a continuing austerity drive to cope with lower oil revenues. 171 more words


Kandura & Thoub : Men’s regal attire in the Middle East

The people of the Gulf, following in the traditions of the Islamic principles lead their life with modesty and this translates directly to their attire. In the early Islamic traditions, the path of modesty and moderation were imbued in all facets of life. 720 more words



U.S. Coalition Intelligence “Operations Room” Inside Syria, Destroyed by Russian Missile Attack: Thirty Israeli, American, British, Turkish, Saudi, Qatari Intelligence Officials Killed, Report


The US and its allies  had  established a Field  1,888 more words

Feeling Nostalgic About the Glory Days of Travel

Since moving to Saudi Arabia in May of 2015 I have had the opportunity to travel more than I ever have. Before making that first long and arduous 20+ hour journey from Canada to Saudi Arabia I had a wide-eyed, romantic and somewhat naive vision. 1,234 more words