In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many are contemplating anew what would happen if Saudi oil supplies were interrupted, even temporarily.
- I am very concerned about the likely world-wide depression that would ensue if the world were to be cut off from Saudi crude.
- While the oil-rich sheikhs and Saudi princes are treated like, well, royalty, what are those lowlier types in business and economy class eating?
- Until 1964, Saudi girls were not allowed to go to school.
- But Indians work there as employees of Kuwaiti or Saudi companies.
- Withdrawals by Saudi investors may amount to $200 billion, adding to the recent decline in the value of the US currency.
- If the two million barrels that Iraq is still managing to pump every day were threatened, more pressure would fall on Saudi supplies.
- The first oil was produced in the 1930s and in the 1940s and '50s Saudi oil exports began to bring in colossal wealth.
- These fields, which may account for two-thirds of total Saudi production, have pumped out a tremendous amount of oil by now.
- I used to sneak into bars when I was 18 with some Saudi princes who were studying in the States.
- A team of 50 Saudi doctors have successfully separated Polish conjoined twins in an operation that took 18 hours.
- That oil would diminish US dependence on Saudi energy exports.
- In the wake of the attacks, two certainties that formed the bedrock of Saudi society have been shaken.
- A group of Saudi men gather in front of a store in Jeddah.
- According to the movie, these Saudi investors own about 7 percent of the U.S. economy.
- The theme park was bailed out by Saudi royalty ten years ago and the company's future is again dependent on its shareholders.
- ‘It is like an old company challenged by modernization,’ says one Saudi professional.
- As a new rule, all Saudi visitors to the US are interviewed, fingerprinted and photographed upon arrival.
- The president was accused during last year's presidential campaign of being too cozy with Saudi officials.
- When universities in Saudi Arabia began opening in the 1960s, the number of Saudi students abroad decreased.
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- The official language of Saudi Arabia, spoken by virtually all Saudis, is Arabic.
- While Fahd and his family enjoyed the excesses of Western life, they insisted that Saudis adhere to the Wahhabi puritanical strain of Islam.
- Egyptians, Saudis, Syrians, etc. would describe themselves as ‘Arab’.
- Problems such as these, as well as drastic cultural differences, have limited the number of marriages between Saudis and Americans.
- With luck, the Americans and the Saudis will ride out this scary period.
- These claims have been angrily denied by the Saudis.
- On October 20th, 1973, the Saudis at last took the fateful step so long feared.
- The oil companies contend there may be too little gas under some of the tracts to justify the billions of dollars worth of installations that the Saudis want.
- They wanted to create an atmosphere in which the Arab leaders would back the Saudis.
- The prince understands that forcing the U.S. into a recession makes Americans buy less gasoline, causing the Saudis to make less money.
- Would ordinary Saudis do better with a British style limited constitutional monarchy or an unlimited democracy?
- They're Iranians and Syrians and Saudis and Egyptians, but the core of them are the dissatisfied people who were disenfranchised.
- Don't forget that these were the days of Iranian revolution, which frightened the Saudis also.
- Companies are just not creating enough jobs, despite intense pressure to hire Saudis instead of South Asians and other expatriates.
- This same fear led the Saudis and Egyptians to push for early termination of the war.
- A mass exodus of Western oil technicians could also have a long-term impact on the Saudis ' ability to manage their industry.
- Harry St John Philby had set his heart on being the first and had spent years preparing himself through gruelling camel journeys and careful political negotiations with the Saudis.
- The Saudis have been playing both sides of this issue.
- But the Saudis need oil prices to stay around $24 to keep their economy humming.
- The Iranian Revolution of 1979 was a blow to the Saudis ' hard-won hegemony - the greatest threat since Nasser.
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