Prince Nayif the New Crown Prince

King Abdullah assigned Prince Nayif as the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, my best wishes to him, and may God help him in carrying out his duties. In this time of global instability, the transition was smooth, a plus in my book, and a sign of good things to come to Saudi and its people….
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Saudi Arabia One Day on Earth 11-11-11

Husam Alsayed (aka @husam_filmhead) a talented filmmaker and an acquaintance of mine shared on his blog a global event called One Day on Earth, where many filmmakers, no matter what their level of expertise or camera they have can join by filming and submitting short clips of the place on earth they are in, the…
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Video: Timelapse in Jazan Saudi Arabia

I found this wonderful recent addition to the Saudi Filmmakers group, a timelapse video filmed in parts of Jazan in Southern Saudi Arabia (close to Abha, check this video of paragliding there), this is the first attempt for the photographer (Waleed Marhoum) in making timelapse videos, but I am sure (I really hope) it won’t…
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The Passing of Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz

“It is with deep sorrow and grief that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud mourns the loss of his brother and Crown Prince His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Abdulaziz Al Saud.” (source) Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz passed away on October 22, 2011 in his mid-eighties, may he rest…
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Mal3ob3lena: Bughnah

Mal3ob3lena = they are tricking us Feras Bughnah and his team were detained, rumor has it, because they made this video showing the poor parts of Saudi… I also made a video a while ago showing the poor parts of Saudi and the relief efforts… I am still here, so I know, first hand that it was not…
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TEDxArabia 2011

I was invited by Big_Hass to attended TEDxArabia on Thursday October 6th 2011, and I am glad I attended, it was interesting to say the least. The Theme of the event was “Live Your Dream”. Registration was a bit lost, cards were everywhere, and… they couldn’t find the one with my name on it (or…
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The Schooling Dilemma

As parents of a young boy who is about to enter school soon, we find ourselves terrified at what the future might hold for our little one. After a quick survey and visits to kindergartens (involving me staying in the car outside because I cannot enter, all female staff and all) we settled on a…
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