Jackie Northam

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As Saudi Arabia's Cinema Ban Ends, Filmmakers Eye New Opportunities

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Allowing cinemas is part of a modernization drive by the Saudi government, which hopes to create more business opportunities and become a regional film hub. But it's a tough place to be a filmmaker.


Saudi Arabia Is Lifting Its Longtime Ban On Movie Theaters

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Saudi Arabia is ending a three-decade ban on cinema. Black Panther screened for an invitation-only crowd last night. A look at Saudi showbiz finds filmakers eager to light up the big screen.


Saudi Arabia's First Arab Fashion Week Kicks Off, Beyond Fashionably Late

Friday, April 13, 2018

The fashion show, which only women are invited to view, is the newest entertainment opportunity to emerge in the ultra-conservative kingdom.


Saudi Arabia Holds First Official Fashion Show With Some Runway Restrictions

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Saudi Arabia holds its first official fashion show this week showcasing fashions from around the Arab world. But there are some restrictions on fashion designs shown — no cleavage, nothing outrageously transparent or above the knee.


Saudi Arabia To Start Offering Tourist Visas, Opening Up Traditionally Restrictive Country

Monday, April 02, 2018

Saudi Arabia has allowed millions of Muslims to visit on religious pilgrimages but now it plans to open its doors to others by starting to offer tourist visas.


Are Tariffs The Best Way To Force China To Change Its Ways?

Monday, March 26, 2018

President Trump says the U.S. will levy $60 billion worth of trade tariffs against China. The move is seen as way to curb China's predatory trade practices, but it also risks a trade war.


Trump Paid Royal Visit From Saudi Crown Prince

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

President Trump greeted the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and praised their growing friendship and increasing arms deals.


Saudi Prince May Have Trouble Finding U.S. Investors After Anti-Corruption Campaign

Friday, March 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince begins a tour of the U.S. next week to try and drum up foreign investment. That may be a hard sell after 200 princes and wealthy businessmen were detained at a luxury hotel in Riyadh for three months as part of the prince's anti-corruption campaign.


TPP Goes Forward Without The U.S.

Thursday, March 08, 2018

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will be ratified today by 11 countries. The U.S. was instrumental in organizing the pact, but President Trump pulled out soon after taking office.


U.S. Allies Could Be Affected By Trump Administration's Proposed Tariffs

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Trump administration's threat to impose stringent tariffs on steel from China could also seriously affect imports from close U.S. allies such as Canada.


Anti-Corruption Campaign In Saudi Arabia Raises Questions On Economic Health Of Country

Monday, February 05, 2018

Saudi Arabia's attorney general says the kingdom has netted more than $100 billion from princes and businessmen being held at a luxury hotel in the capital, Riyadh. The incident has raised questions about the economic health of the oil-rich kingdom.


New Phase Begins In Saudi Arabia's Anti-Corruption Crackdown

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

It appears Saudi authorities may soon move businessmen and princes held on corruption charges from detention in a luxury hotel to a prison. The move comes amid a series of changes in the kingdom.


After A Year In Office, Questions About Trump's Foreign Deals Go On. And On

Monday, January 15, 2018

When preparing to take the oath of office, President Trump promised to make no new foreign business deals. But a year later, ethics experts say the problems have not been solved in any meaningful way.


Protests In Iran Continue With Reports Of 20 Killed And Hundreds Arrested

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Violent protests in Iran are continuing since they began six days ago. They're highlighting economic problems and the question of what impact U.S. sanctions have on Iranians.


What's At Stake For Boeing In The Iran Deal

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Most U.S. firms can't do business with Iran even under the nuclear deal the president may try to unravel. But a lot is at stake for airplane-maker Boeing, which has signed deals with Iranian airlines.


Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel Draws Criticism

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't cross any legal line by making the speech at the Trump Hotel in D.C., but ethics experts say the optics surrounding the event don't look great.


Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Criticized For Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Justice Gorsuch speaks Thursday to a conservative group at the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C. Critics say doing so doesn't look good because the hotel is at the center of multiple lawsuits.


Saudi Arabia Announces It Will Lift Ban And Allow Women To Drive

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia announces it will allow women to drive by June 2018, overturning one of many obstacles faced by women in the kingdom.


China Cuts Off Bank Business With North Korea As Trump Announces New Sanctions

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The U.S. says that China's central bank has ordered other Chinese banks to stop doing business with North Korea.


President Trump's Decision On Iran Nuclear Deal Could Affect Boeing Sales

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Boeing has been one of the big winners with the Iran nuclear deal with two deals worth roughly $20 billion with Iranian airlines. This could be in jeopardy if President Trump does not certify Iran's compliance with the accord.