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Hot Sun in Saudi Arabian Desert to Test Limits of Solar Power
Offbeat  (tags: energy, study, environment, solar power, Saudi Arabia, limit, Japan, University of Tokyo, test, Sharp Corp. )

Naoko
- 1261 days ago - asahi.com
Can solar cells powered by the sun of the Saudi Arabian desert take the place of a nuclear power plant? That's what the University of Tokyo and Sharp Corp. hope to learn with the construction of an experimental solar power system in the kingdom.
Movement Against Child Marriages Picks Up Steam in Saudi Arabia
Offbeat  (tags: Saudi Arabia, child marriages )

Tarequl
- 1479 days ago - humanrights.change.org
If you were to ask me as a Saudi woman from one of the most conservative regions of Saudi Arabia, 'What is the one change that you would like to see?'
Saudis Told to Spare Wolves
Offbeat  (tags: saudi arabia, wolves, protection, killings, cruelty, extinction )

Simone
- 1749 days ago - arabnews.com
JEDDAH: A number of Saudi citizens, especially in the northern city of Hail, have called for an immediate halt to the random killing of wolves in the country in order to protect this animal from extinction. "The deliberate killing of wolves has caused
No Valentine's: Saudi Religious Police See Red
Offbeat  (tags: St Valentine's Day, Saudi Arabia, human rights )

Kristi
- 1778 days ago - ledger-enquirer.com
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The Saudi religious police are cracking down on stores selling items that are red or in any other way allude to banned celebrations of Valentine's Day.
From Saudi Arabia to SD: Searching for Saluki's Owner (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: dog, needs help, finding owner, military, Saudi Arabia, to San Diego, CA )

Kathy
- 2009 days ago - 760kfmb.com
Officials at the county animal shelter need your help reuniting a dog who has already travelled halfway across the world with his owner. The lost saluki's microchip links him to the U.S. military in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi King Pardons Rape Victim
Offbeat  (tags: rape, victim, Saudi Arabia, king, pardons, female )

Eduardo
- 2565 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has pardoned a female rape victim who had been sentenced to six months in prison and 200 lashes for being alone with a man who was not related to her, a Saudi newspaper reported Monday.
   

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