Saudi Arabia


7 Feb 2019

The Iranian Revolution in 1979 saw attitudes towards the US change in that country because of perceptions that it had worked with the Shah to subjugate Iranians. The current perception of the US in Saudi Arabia is a complex one - the US remains an...

Working paper

1 Jan 2019

Following the push for reform during the popular uprising in 2011, authoritarianism is once again dominating domestic politics and power relations in the MENA region. Drawing on data collected during field trips to Cairo, Tehran, Beirut and Kuwait city, the authors of this MENARA report...


30 Nov 2018

This report provides a summary for each G20 nation, including data on CO2 emission trends in the national transport sector, climate policy targets and measures for lowering emissions. The data make clear that only three countries from the G20 have set targets for reducing emissions...


12 Sep 2018

In 2012, The Saudi Energy Efficiency Center (SEEC) launched the Saudi Energy Efficiency Program (SEEP – called hereafter ‘the Program’) with the objectives of improving the Kingdom’s energy efficiency by designing and implementing initiatives and their enablers. A sub-committee was established by SEEC’s Board, chaired...


28 Feb 2018

This presentation first shows a summary of the following standards for home appliances: small air conditioners, refrigerators and freezers, washing machines, clothes dryers and water heaters in Saudi Arabia.

From Page 38, this presentation introduces how to make relevant policies by implementing enforcement, awareness...


14 Dec 2017

Saudi Arabia is undergoing profound social change instigated by King Salman and his son, Crown Prince Mohammed. This paper examines the factors that may have brought about the need for change and some of their possible consequences.


19 May 2015

The US appears to be losing the trust it once enjoyed in Saudi Arabia, as a result of the nuclear deal with Iran.


Prince Turki bin Faisal, the head of the King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies and ex-director...


11 May 2015

The recent unexpected succession architecture decreed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud transfers the leadership of the country from the children of the country’s founder to a new generation of grandchildren, in particular Muhammad bin Salman and Muhammad bin Nayef.




21 Dec 2011

Since 2005 the number of students from the Gulf States, specifically from Saudi Arabia, studying in Australia has increased significantly. Saudi academic sojourners have their own adjustment challenges, and the professionals who interact with them also have to adapt to a group of learners made...

Journal article

1 Jan 2011

Since the early 1990s, Saudi Arabia has placed great emphasis on political and administrative reforms in order to strengthen local authorities and create more opportunities for citizen participation in decision-making. Therefore, it is important to inquire to what extent the intended goals and objectives of...



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