2019-04-15: Launched Riyadh Bureau, a newsletter focused on Saudi Arabia. You can subscribe here

2018-12-29: Saudi Infrastructure Gets Upgrade to Lure Pilgrims and Tourists Muslims doing the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca have for years clambered into cars and buses after …

2018-08-20: How Saudi Arabia Plans to Transform the Pilgrimage Experience As part of the Saudi government plans to diversify the economy, the kingdom’s authorities hope to …

2018-05-16: Saudi Arabia’s football federation has banned referee Fahad al-Mirdasi for life over match fixing …

2018-05-11: I shared some thoughts on Saudi Arabia’s chanes at the World Cup with Jeffrey Marcus for his …

2018-05-02: Back to Blogging Ways My first serious attempt to write online was through blogging, and that’s how many people have come …

2018-05-02: The Financial Times today published a special report titled Investing in the Arab World. My …

2018-04-29: Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday during his first foreign trip just few hours after he was …

2018-04-27: Middle East Monitor (MEMO) on Wednesday published a news item saying that Saudi authorities have …

2018-04-25: Unemployment rate among Saudi citizens keeps rising despite government effort to ban foreigners from …

2018-04-22: Saudi police said security forces shot down an unauthorized toy drone in the Khozama district in the …

2018-04-20: Wakanda Will No Longer Watch From the Shadows AMC premiered “Black Panther” last night for a VIP audience in Riyadh, heralding the return of …

2018-04-19: From Wikipedia: The eyebrow flash is an unconscious social signal, wherein a person, wishing to …

2018-04-18: “One of the most exciting parts of Arab Fashion Week Riyadh, the first official fashion week hosted …

2018-04-17: Foreign ministry told journalists to come for a press conference at 1pm. Around noon they sent a …

2018-04-16: Saudi Arabia establishes a college for cyber security and artificial intelligence. The new college …

2018-04-16: I should use this account more often.

2018-01-07: On the challenges of Saudi economic reform: “The difficulty lies in the fact that there is no …

2018-01-07: Saudi foreign minister says kingdom’s position on the Palestinian cause is “unflinching” …

2018-01-06: Barcelona just broke their own transfer record for a player they don’t really need …

2018-01-06: Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6 www.theverge.com/2018/1/4/…

2018-01-06: Saudi attorney-general confirms the arrest of 11 princes www.alriyadh.com/1652437

2018-01-06: Twitter says it does not block or remove controversial tweets of world leaders because it would hide …

2017-05-25: White House officials explain how they manage Trump to limit the damage caused by his tweets

2017-05-25: Taiwan to allow gay marriage in first for Asia.

2017-05-25: Blogging, above all else, demands enthusiasm

2017-05-19: It seems that Twitter is down for some users

2017-05-06: I do share Dave Winer’s nostalgia for the old blog format. He was an inspiration when I started …

2017-04-30: The government of Dubai releases a new font in collaboration with Microsoft. Available for both …

2017-04-30: Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, a member of Kuwait’s ruling family, has denied claims made in a U.S. …

2017-04-29: Testing the new site. I’m @ahmed by the way.