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Letter to Makkah governor

December 17 2009
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A letter from Arab New’s editor in chief published today in Arab News.

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Dubai’s crisis and Jeddah’s disaster!

December 9 2009
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An article from today’s Emarat Al Youm. We’ve translated it here for our readers who don’t read Arabic:
by Rashid Mohammad Al-Fozan
translation by Sandra Bsat
photo credit: Mohammed Al Sharif (alsharif at flickr.com)

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Gulf Notes, for the week ending 5 December 2009

December 7 2009
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Despite governmental assurances otherwise, residents in proximity of Musk Lake, Jeddah’s receptacle for untreated sewage, began evacuating the area as fear spread its dam walls might burst. … [read more]

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Floods in Jeddah

December 2 2009
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On the first day of the annual Hajj — as roughly two million people entered the Hejazi region for the religious visits to Meccah and Medina — Jeddah and its surroundings were hit by torrential rains. In last week’s Gulf Notes we reported that over forty people had died as a result of the flooding. That number is now above 100. [...] Our wishes of health and optimism go out to our beloved Jeddah and its citizens.

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