Post Tagged with: "Saudi Arabia"

ANC Hopes to Rename Street to Commemorate Murdered Journalist

ANC Hopes to Rename Street to Commemorate Murdered Journalist

A Washington, D.C. neighborhood advisory commission voted to rename a street outside the Saudi Embassy in honor of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October.n Advisory neighborhood commission 2A, which oversees the Foggy Bottom and West End neighborhoods, voted unanimously Wednesday night to[Read More…]

MAHTANI | European Teams Wary of Saudi Investors

After the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, it is unsurprising that many organizations, including European football teams, are reluctant to engage in any type of business with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the country more broadly. In the world of European football, before the Saudis[Read More…]

by November 29, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
LIU: Moral and Strategic Failures in Saudi Arabia

LIU: Moral and Strategic Failures in Saudi Arabia

After the alleged Oct. 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a bipartisan group of U.S. politicians urged President Donald Trump to end U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Trump refused to take that action, citing the job-creating benefit of U.S.-Saudi arms deals. Continuing arms[Read More…]

by November 12, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Ahmad S. Dallal, a history professor at the American University in Beirut, will serve as the new Dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar starting Sept. 1.

Incoming SFS-Q Dean To Prioritize Academic Freedom, Independent Research

Maintaining Georgetown’s academic freedom and expanding partnerships between the university’s main campus and Qatar campus will be priorities for Ahmad S. Dallal, the newly appointed dean of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Dallal, a history professor at the American University of Beirut, will succeed current SFS-Q Dean James[Read More…]

by July 13, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Wasil Rezk

REZK: Egypt Must Balance Regional Alliances

The Syrian civil war has not only been a point of contention between the United States and Russia, but has also entangled regional powers in the Middle East, such as Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The two countries have typically been strong allies not just politically, but also through culture and[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Wasil Rezk

REZK: Reforms Combat Radicalization

Today, the presence of the so-called Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq threatens not only the Middle East, but the entire world. The terrorist organization has conquered vast areas of Iraq and Syria through fear and mass killings and has succeeded in carrying out acts of terror in Western[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GREGORY: Keep Your Friends Closer: Dealing with Saudi Arabia

GREGORY: Keep Your Friends Closer: Dealing with Saudi Arabia

On Jan. 2, Saudi Arabia executed 47 Shiite Muslims accused of sedition, terrorism and plotting to overthrow the ruling royal family. One was prominent cleric Nimr al-Nimr, an outspoken Shiite rights advocate and critic of the regime. The mass killings immediately drew global criticism from humanitarian groups, with an Amnesty[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Iran, Iran So Far Away

Iran, Iran So Far Away

Tehran has gained a spectacular victory that shifts the balance of power in the Middle East greatly in its favor. What does Iran have to say about its new diplomatic breakthrough? According to Reuters, on Saturday Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a mosque in Tehran, “We will[Read More…]

by July 21, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY ZIAD JAWADI
Saudi fashion designer Alaa Balkhy discussed fashion in the Arab world in White-Gravenor Hall on Thursday.

Saudi Designer Talks Fashion

Saudi fashion blogger and designer Alaa Balkhy discussed fashion in the Arab world and her creation of the brand Fyunka at an event hosted by the Georgetown Arab Society in White-Gravenor Hall on Thursday. The event, co-sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
MSB Enters Partnership With Saudi University

MSB Enters Partnership With Saudi University

The McDonough School of Business has entered into a partnership with Effat University, an all-women’s university in Saudi Arabia to expand that university’s burgeoning business curricula. The partnership, which began in December 2013, entails the MSB assisting Effat in the development of their undergraduate business curriculum as well as their[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News