Search results for ‘SaudiArabia’

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  • 23 Jan 2015

    King Abdullah’s death has trained a spotlight on Saudi Arabia, one of the most devout and politically insular countries in the Middle East. Here are some facts about the kingdom you may not know.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    As Syrian forces crack down on protests against President Assad’s regime, a Middle Eastern expert identifies Syria as most vulnerable to the revolutionary tide sweeping the Middle East.

  • 8 Mar 2011

    When oil and blood mix

    The oil dependent West holds its breath as the growing unrest across the Arab world threatens to cause genuine ‘oil shock’.

  • 8 Mar 2011

    As oil prices remain high in the face of unrest across the Middle East, a senior oil executive warns Channel 4 News violence in Saudi Arabia would be “as bad as it could be” for the world economy.

  • 12 May 2009

    “Good governance is based on three things – capability, responsiveness and accountability,” the Department for International Development (DfID) declares on its website. The government department which funds anti-corruption programmes in developing countries goes on to say that it uses this assessment, as well as “promoting good governance and transparency, and fighting corruption – to make…