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Muslim clerk fights off armed robber

August 8, 2007


Kristin Lowman, Fox 23, Hafiz Alam, a store clerk, fought back after an armed robbery in Albany. Tonight, a suspect is in custody following a stand off with police. The robbery happened at Quail Street News around 5:20 A.M. Store clerk Hafiz Alam was behind the counter when a man walked in the door […]

Unemployed Saudis Team Up to Lobby for Rights

August 8, 2007


Ebtihal Mubarak, Arab News JEDDAH, 8 August 2007 — A group of 48 Saudis have come together to establish a society for unemployed Saudis that would lobby for their rights in securing jobs. The group, in its first move since its inception, recently wrote a letter to the labor minister in Riyadh asking for support. […]