Category Archives: Saudi Arabia

One small step for mankind, a giant leap for women

By Claude Salhani The last country with a ban on women driving cars is giving them the green light to step on the gas. At last, free at last. Although the plan to allow women behind the wheel was in … Continue reading

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An end to the holy oil war?

By Claude Salhani | The ‘holy oil war’ may be coming to an end. Don’t bother looking for this as it’s a term I made up to refer to the political clash between the oil and gas producing countries of … Continue reading

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Caught in the Syrian tempest Saudi Arabia replaces chief spy

By Claude Salhani — A Saudi royal decree announced that the kingdom’s top spy, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the head of the country’s intelligence services was being relieved of his post, at his own request, and that his deputy would … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia: When the Old Guard Fails, Bring in ..the Old Guard

Here is a prediction: if the current war in Syria is not contained it will only be a matter of time before it affects any and all the countries that have become both part of the solution, as well as … Continue reading

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Analysis: Saudi Arabia’s cash flow problem

By CLAUDE SALHANI   |   Nov. 29, 2002 at 3:47 PM   | WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia has a cash flow problem. No, it’s not that they are strapped for money, far from it. The desert kingdom is still … Continue reading

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