Lance Huston

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30 Years of Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents, Mapped

The sheer number of incidents involving America’s fossil fuel infrastructure suggests environmental concerns should go beyond Standing Rock.<p>The increasingly brutal police response to protests over the construction of The Dakota Access Pipeline has pushed the debate over the safety of oil …

Saudi Arabia is trying to build the Amazon of the Middle East

With oil prices down more than 50 percent since mid-2014, Saudi Arabia, in efforts led by brash young Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is jockeying to become a premier technology investor as it seeks to wean its economy off hydrocarbon revenue. Central to Prince Mohammed's plan is the PIF, …

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Six Flags plans to open first Saudi Arabia park in 2021

Published on Thursday, November 17, 2016<p>Six Flags Entertainment Corp has targeted 2021 for the opening of its first theme park in Saudi Arabia.<p>The …

Saudi Arabian Artist Fights To Make Her Country Treat Women Like Adults

The country's male guardianship laws stop women from traveling, marrying or leaving prison without a man's permission.<p>Women in Saudi Arabia are ramping up an online campaign against their country’s guardianship laws ― a repressive system that bars women from traveling abroad, marrying or leaving …

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Outside the world of oil, Saudi Arabia is putting itself on the map.<p>Currently 70 percent of the Saudi population is under the age of 30, and at last …

How Sports Can Transform Saudi Arabia’s Economy and Culture

Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud is spearheading the effort to improve women’s health and diversify the country’s economy.<p>Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud remembers the moment she was asked to take the lead on a Saudi government program that oversees women’s participation in sports. That moment …

Punishment For Rape: 7,000 Lashes For Men Who Raped Woman In Front Of Her Family, Saudi Arabia Declares

A Saudi Arabia court has sentenced four men to receive a total of 7,000 lashes after raping a woman in front of her family. The four men who forced …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Government to Pay Money Owed to Private Companies by Year’s End

Kingdom is trying contain fallout from the slide in oil revenue<p>DUBAI—Saudi Arabia’s government has pledged to pay the money it owes to the country’s private companies by the end of December, the kingdom’s latest effort to contain economic fallout from the slide in oil revenue.<p>A Saudi government …

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Saudi rapists who attacked woman in front of her daughter sentenced to thousands of lashes and lengthy prison terms

A Saudi Arabian court has ordered four men to receive as many as 2,500 lashes and sentenced them to jail terms of up to 17 years after they raped a …

The Wahabi Vote: Poll Shows 68 percent of Saudis prefer Hillary Clinton

<b>Another key swing state has gone to Hillary. The feudal theocratic dictatorship who is funding and supporting ISIS and al Qaeda terrorists groups</b> …

When You See This Saudi Arabian Princess's Outfits, You'll Never Forget Her

Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia isn't just <i>any</i> royal. She is a mother of three, runs a fashion business called D'NA, nurtures emerging designers (past talents include Prabal Gurung, Jason Wu, Mary Katrantzou, and Erdem), and was the former editor in chief of <b>Vogue Arabia</b>.<p>To top off …

Reformist Saudi prince bounces up against flawed education system and ingrained social mores

By James M. Dorsey<p>An unpublished survey of aspirations of young Saudi men suggests that garnering enthusiasm for Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud's vision of the kingdom's social and economic future, let alone a buy in, is likely to meet resistance without a hitherto lacking effort …

The Brunei Times suddenly closes after criticising Saudi Arabia's Mecca visa price-hike

A leading newspaper has allegedly been ordered to close for linking the Saudi government’s latest visa price rises to its “economic problems”.<p>The …

Saudi king congratulates Trump on his U.S. election victory-agency

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz, a key Arab ally of the United States, congratulated Donald Trump on his U.S. presidential election victory, state news agency SPA said on Wednesday.<p>Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attends the Summit of South American-Arab Countries, in …

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Exporting Saudi Arabian Culture Through Film

By Susan Karlin3 minute Read<p>Despite a lack of commercial cinemas, film schools, or studio systems, a grassroots filmmaking scene is rapidly emerging …

50-minute Dubai-Riyadh trip ‘may become possible soon’

Arif Naqvi secured $300m in ‘emergency’ loan to keep embattled Abraaj afloat, Jafar family claims<p>The allegation — rejected by Abraaj legal advisers — …

Engineer Sold as Slave in Saudi Arabia, Family Seeks Help From MEA

An automobile engineer, who went to Saudi Arabia for better job opportunities, has allegedly been "sold" to a Saudi national as a slave to work in …

Saudi prince puts aside differences with Trump

Riyadh: A billionaire Saudi prince has congratulated US president-elect Donald Trump after previously calling him a disgrace who should have pulled …

Saudi Arabia

Hillary Is No More Best Friend of Saudi Arabia?

Donate<p><b>It looks Hillary is no more the best friend of Saudi Arabia.</b><p>After calling Donald Trump “a disgrace not only to the GOP [the Republican Party] …

A Saudi billionaire put aside his Twitter feud with Donald Trump to congratulate him on winning the election

"President-elect @realDonaldTrump whatever the past differences, America has spoken, congratulations & best wishes for your presidency," the prince wrote on his twitter page.<p>In December 2015 Bin Talal had called Trump a "disgrace" and demanded he withdraw from the election after the property …

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Snøhetta’s pebble-shaped King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture nears completion in Saudi Arabia

<b>Global Norwegian architecture firm</b> <b>Snøhetta</b> <b>has revealed its new images for</b> <b>King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture</b> <b>made of soft pebbles with clad in</b> …

Saudi Arabia sets aside $26.7 billion to settle delayed private sector payments - document

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s government has set aside 100 billion riyals ($26.7 billion) to pay debts that it owes to private sector companies after payment delays that have lasted months, an official document seen by Reuters shows.<p>A Saudi money exchanger counts Saudi riyals in Riyadh August …

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Order from the King of Saudi: No Discrimination of Expats and Saudis in the Kingdom

Order from the King of Saudi: The delegates from the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) President Mufleh Al-Qahtani apprised King Salman about …

Saudi Arabia will stick to Paris accord climate change pledges | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia says it will press ahead with pledges it made under the Paris climate change accord, even if president-elect Donald Trump pulls the US …