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Entries by Faisal J. Abbas from 09/2011

Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Alarab to Be to the Right of Al-Jazeera

| Posted 09.15.2011 | World

It seems that 2012 will be the year when Arab viewers may finally see the break up of the dominance currently imposed over the Arabic satellite news channel market by the Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera and Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya.

Monopoly: The Saudi Short-Film Which Went a Long Way

| Posted 09.20.2011 | World

In less than a week, more than 750,000 people viewed Monopoly, the Saudi short-film released on YouTube, making it the undisputed biggest blockbuster of this summer for most Saudis.

Saudi Arabia's Biggest Challenge Doesn't Come from Abroad

| Posted 09.21.2011 | World

When it comes to Saudi Arabia, it seems that this oil-rich kingdom is defying any sense of trepidation, as more ambitious projects and construction contracts are announced.