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Saudi rulers say protests don’t fit the Islamic state

Saudi rulers say protests don’t fit the Islamic state

Argument remains same - protests are not Islamic; Planned Friday, March 11 protests seen as first key test; Reforms not keeping up with Internet-savvy youth.

March 10, 2011 9:23
 

Saudi minister says dialogue needed, not protest

Saudi foreign minister says dialogue is only way forward; Faisal warns against protest, foreign interference.

March 9, 2011 4:17
 

More Shi’ite protests in Saudi oil region

100 protesters in Hofuf demand release of cleric, No immediate comment from government.

March 5, 2011 2:28
 
Saudi needs bolder steps to avoid protest contagion

Saudi needs bolder steps to avoid protest contagion

Saudi needs to do more than splash the cash; Clerics, conservatives a brake on reform; Young demanding jobs, prospects.

March 3, 2011 3:19
 
Will we or won’t we?

Will we or won’t we?

Eman Al Nafjan, Saudi blogger, asks whether we will see an uprising in the kingdom. Her view? ‘We are still on the train heading to revolution town.’

March 1, 2011 4:34
 

Saudi Arabia to use reserves for govt handouts

Saudi goverment attempts to ease housing problem; Potential measures to boost access to loans.

February 27, 2011 3:09
 
The Arab Revolution: Saudi Update

The Arab Revolution: Saudi Update

They’re calling it the domino effect: one country after another plunging into the unknown as citizens demand more rights and freedom. Eman Al Nafjan says Saudi Arabia could well be next.

February 20, 2011 11:17
 
Saudi king needs to step up reforms to curb dissent

Saudi king needs to step up reforms to curb dissent

Reforms must be enacted to curb dissent – analysts; King's absence has delayed government plans; Succession could also affect course of reforms.

February 15, 2011 12:57