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YouTube shows represent a healthy trend in Saudi Arabia. Though content creators are often harassed, their innovative ideas are finding their way to...
Friday, June 6, 2014
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Yusra Muhammad had no idea she would be put on trial for her program Fi al-Sameem (Straight to the Heart), shown on the Kuwaiti Al-Yawm channel.
Friday, October 12, 2012
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On this World Press Freedom Day, Al-Akhbar looks at the state of the journalistic freedom in various parts of the Arab World.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
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A fierce online argument among participants at the Second Forum of Saudi Intellectuals was triggered by, of all things, a tweet. Al-Watan newspaper...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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Saudi Arabian art made a strong presence at the sixth edition of the Contemporary Istanbul exhibition last week through the work of well-known Saudi...
Thursday, December 1, 2011
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Rajaa al-Sanea, Saudi author of the highly debated book Girls of Riyadh, is today a practicing dentist. She is weary of labeling her book a feminist...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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