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Tricky task of interviewing Saudi King
Fascinating article on what it's like to try and interview someone at that kind of level abou things they don't want to talk about...
politics  middle_east  interview  BBC 
october 2007 by andrewducker
UK man tells of 'kidnap' in Syria
Picked up off the streets, held for three months, and tortured into confessing to being a terrorist
terrorism  politics  middle_east 
may 2007 by andrewducker
5 Saudi women change sex - Yahoo! News UK
Tired of being second to men in conservative Saudi Arabia, five women decided if you can't beat them, join them. Al Watan newspaper said the five women have underwent sex change surgeries abroad over the past 12 months after they developed a "psychologica
gender  sexuality  transgender  middle_east 
april 2006 by andrewducker
BBC NEWS | Few want vote in booming Dubai
"We live in the best democracy ever," says Samir Marzouqi, 19, who lives in a country where citizens never vote.
politics  middle_east 
august 2005 by andrewducker

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