Jackie Northam appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
President Trump greeted the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and praised their growing friendship and increasing arms deals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.