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Saudis foil embassy attack, arrest 93

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the...one of the world's most important oil-producing nations. Saudi Arabia is also home to Islam's holiest sites in Mecca and Medina...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/saudis-foil-embassy-attack-arrest-93
Not For Web
Saudi Arabia holds final all-male national election Thursday

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia held its second nationwide vote ever on Thursday, a male-only...these represent an important step in the realization by women in Saudi Arabia of their fundamental civil and political rights."If giving...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2011-09-30/saudi-arabia-holds-final-all-male-nat
Not For Web
Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...drawing a sharp rebuke from Tehran.Saudi Arabia and several of its allies, mainly...loyal to Hadi, who is in exile in Saudi Arabia. Clashes were underway near the...communications were cut amid the fighting.Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said a border...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/bombs-shatter-houses-yemen-capital-hi
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Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...Rare earths are the petroleum of the 21st century," McKenzie said, quoting a Chinese government official, "'Saudi Arabia has oil; China has rare earths.'" Alaska does as well, and the Bokan project site on the southeast coast of Prince...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/company-plans-new-tech-mine-near-ketchi
State
Oil prices jump almost 5 percent as tensions mount in Yemen

...mounting tensions in Yemen got traders worried that the flow of crude from the Persian Gulf region could be disrupted.Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states launched strikes on key military installations in Yemen. They aim to oust Shiite rebels who forced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/oil-prices-jump-almost-5-percent-tensio
State
'Wadjda' a notable feat for Saudi director Mansour

The first feature to be shot in Saudi Arabia, and directed by a woman to boot, "Wadjda" is a...was an accurate portrayal of the situation of women in Saudi Arabia." The bigger picture was the driving force, and that...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-11-14/wadjda-notable-feat-saudi-director-mansou
Art
Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

...worried that the sectarian divide could cause Sunni Arab members of the coalition fighting the Islamic State - like Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf countries - to bolt.After meeting with Abadi, Dempsey told reporters Monday he was given firm...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/major-piece-anti-strategy-stalled
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My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...higher oil production by the U.S. and Canada (from 0.9 million barrel per day (mbd) to 12.7 mbd, exceeding Saudi Arabia's 9.6 mbd and Russia's 10.6 mbd in the second quarter of 2014). Demand, on the other hand, is not meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion
For Saudi women, progress comes slowly - and not at all surely

Women in Saudi Arabia won a small but promising victory this...anything of significance gets changed in Saudi Arabia.)That's a microcosm, Nafjian...how life is improving for women in Saudi Arabia: slowly, and not at all surely...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-28/saudi-women-progress-comes-slowly-and
Opinion
Legislators cost state thousands in travel

...expenses with trips to South Africa, Saudi Arabia, England, China, Germany, Korea...disclosure that the government of Saudi Arabia paid $17,974 for his expenses...a six-day "trade mission to Saudi Arabia with the goal of increasing relations...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010410/sta_542689619.shtml

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