Arab Politics

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Humorist for ‘The Onion’ Once Again Beaten to the Punch By Saudi Arabia

New York, NY — Joe Franklin, a comedic writer working for The Onion, found himself the latest victim of an uncanny trend afflicting the popular humor magazine. Franklin, who works at The Onion’s New York offices and writes political satire, had just finished a piece about a fictional 75 year-old widow in Saudi Arabia sentenced … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Slapping Siniora’s Wrist?

Abd al-Rahman al-Rashid pens a curious editorial in Asharq al-Awsat (via FLC) about the misspent foreign aid that Saudi Arabia has been doling out. After bashing Nabih Berri’s abusive treatment of Fouad Siniora and discussing the inevitable squabbles that will surround the billion dollar gift that KSA is planning for Gaza, al-Rashid takes aim, oddly, … Continue reading

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