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Khaled al-Shayea


Over 1,000 women will compete against more than 6,000 men for council seats in Saudi Arabia's municipal elections, in a move hailed as a 'significant milestone' in the kingdom.

30 October, 2015

Feature: Saudi scholarship students face a variety of challenges after completing their studies, reports Khalid al-Shayea.

06 October, 2015

Feature: Students at Saudi Arabia's technical colleges are complaining about chaotic administration and the expulsions of more than 2,000 students across the country.

24 September, 2015

Blog: Despite huge government spending on public projects in Saudi Arabia, most ministries face a large backlog of delayed and stalled projects, according to reports.

16 September, 2015

Blog: What lies behind the falling marriage rate and rising divorce rate in the ultra-conservative kingdom?

14 July, 2015

Feature: Saudi Arabia has seen eight million road accidents in the past 40 years, and motorists are seeing red.

13 July, 2015

The Camp David summit between the US and Gulf states will bring nothing new to the table, Gulf analysts tell al-Araby al-Jadeed.

13 May, 2015

Feature: Engineers, doctors and government officials are all working in Saudi Arabia with fake academic certificates, according to the government and activists.

11 May, 2015

Analysis: Permanent expulsion for expatriates is the latest in Riyadh's burgeoning legislative arsenal of security measures.

08 May, 2015

Feature: Former government official says country is heading for a disaster unless it stops squandering precious water resources on unviable projects, reports Khaled al-Shayea.

01 May, 2015