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Saudi Arabia

6 articles
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Diary: Guantánamo

Accused of being part of a terror cell at age 12, Gitmo’s youngest prisoner recounts his life

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The Long Ride to Riyadh

Taking a taxi across the Saudi desert.

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Last Morning in Al Hamra

On living in Saudi Arabia.

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The Strange Power of Qatar

How the contradiction-rich “country the size of Connecticut” that birthed Al-Jazeera has played an integral and surprising role in the revolutions of the Arab Spring.

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The Kingdom of Silence

The story of three months spent training reporters in Saudi Arabia, where the press is far from free. “I suspected that behind the closed gates of Saudi society there was a social revolution in the making. With some guidance, I thought, these journalists could help inspire change.”

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The Kingdom in the Closet

On gay life in Saudi Arabia.