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Saudi Arabia's Most Daring Newspaper Loses Its Top Man

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Al Watan, arguably Saudi Arabia's most daring newspaper, seems to have lost its top man after Jamal Khashoggi, the publication's editor in chief, resigned earlier today.

A Journalism Lesson from King Abdullah's University of Science & Technology

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

KAUST is the first university in Saudi Arabia to allow a mixed-gender environment. This has triggered a 'showdown' between the press and a senior member of the clergy.

Obama Dubbed "The Heir of Antar" As Reactions To His Cairo Speech Continue

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

If there was a "reaction of the week" award, then it should go without any hesitation to popular Iraqi poet, Abbas Chechan.

Syrian Arrested For Obama Assassination Plot: Reports

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Turkish security services have arrested a Syrian man who was planning to assassinate US President Barack Obama during his current trip to Turkey, the ...