Middle East Economic Survey


No 27


Arab Press Review

Saudi Problems

(MEES Translation)

The following is an article entitled Saudi Congestion by the Editor-in-Chief of the Beirut dailyAssafir, Joseph Samaha, published in the paper on 22 June.

The Saudi security forces recently notched up a success against al-Qaida. The success was partial, as Saudi officials admit. But the limitedness of the success may not prevent a repeat of the mistake that many people are making: for betting...