Recently, an immature twenty three years old Saudi blogger has posted couple of tweets through his twitter streamline. The tweets were directed in a fictional conversational style to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) with discourtesy and blaspheming manner which triggered so many comments calling for his prosecution and some went demanding for his execution considering other atheistic comments.
Couple of hours later, Hamza Kashgari, ex-Albilad newspaper columnist, has deleted his comments as a response toward the outrageous Continue reading
Ministry of Labor has introduced a new regulation to “optimize” the foreign labors in Saudi markets. MoL indicates in their official website that the unemployment rate in Saudi has reached up to %15.
Meanwhile, ministry has issued more than 2 million visas during the past two years as indication of unbalance issue in the private sector workforce.
There are about 700K Saudi citizens working in the private sector comparing by 6.5 million foreigners.
The regulation will divide the companies into domains Continue reading
Last week, in Libration Square, Egyptians were able to through their long standing dictator ruler M. Hosni Mubarak out of power where he handed temporarily the control power over to Egyptian army.
Egyptian revaluation was a cascading consequence of recent event occurred in Tunisia which also eventually resulted to ex-president Z. Bin Ali escaping country for his live!
Interestingly, a group of organized protesters have arranged protesting event & activities as they’ve named it. These protestors took same name of the spontaneous Egyptian protestors group “Youth of Changes”.
According to brochures, these events will start from Setra Island as these brochures had been smoothly Continue reading
Saudi Arabia swims on top of one of largest proven oil reserved fields in the world and supplies around 15.8% of American foreign oil consumption. Moreover, Saudi’s major customers of US$230 billion worth of exports in 2007 include Japan (17.7% of total exports), South Korea (9.1%), China (7.2%), Taiwan (4.7%) and Singapore (4.5%).
Today’s OPEC basket price hits $85.27 which means that Saudi Arabia will make (85.27 x 9.5M B/day = USD 810,065,000) in a day! However, that should logically decrease the unemployment rate in the country.
Ironically, that did not happen according to a previous article in 2007 by Ghazi Al-Gosibi minister of labor that passed away just recently published by Alarabiya News channel. Al-Gosibi claimed that the unemployment rate has reached Continue reading
Recently, I came across over than 85 articles through Google news talking about the recent claim by a 49 year old Sri Lankan house maid been tortured by her sponsors in Saudi Arabia.
However, all of these articles urged about doctors at the Kamburipitya Base Hospital in the Matara district, 140 km from Colombo had found 23 nails in the body of that house maid who just returned from Saudi Arabia.
“I had to work continuously since I had to do the chores of all the occupants and when I wanted to take rest due to tiredness, they inserted the nail in my body as punishment.I had to work from dawn to dusk. I hardly slept. They beat me and threatened to kill me and hide my body,” she told the channel. Continue reading
As UAE announced its complete ban to BlackBerry services including the BB messenger and email services, Saudi Arabia has raised their flag and then announced the date of banning.
Rumors spread around that RIM (Research In Motion) the Canadian-Based smartphones maker had agreed to allow the Indian government to monitor all the encrypted data which was the main cause of the controversy.
But RIM has denied with tough attitude the fact that it would allow the Indian intelligences to have access to monitor the data. Even Indonesia has expressed their appetite to join Saudi Arabia and UAE on the ban according to CBSNEWS. Continue reading
Wondering what to do!
Recent rainfall forced residents of Nadheem block eastern side of Riyadh city to swim under dirty water.
Most of their properties including furniture, Houses, and cars were damaged.
However, owner of Saudi Press Facebook group took the opportunity and visited the block with his own camera to come up with a great report!
These images were taken Thursday morning May the 6th 2010 which shows many people are struggling with no electricity and clean home to survive at!
These people had been swimming with the dirty water since the rainfall has started on Monday on the same week! Continue reading