Jackie Northam Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, politics, and life across the globe.
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Businesswoman Lubna Olayan On How She Shattered The Stereotype Of Saudi Women

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Saudis Excited And Nervous About Societal Changes

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The AMC cinema in Riyadh hosted the first film screening in more than three decades on April 18. Movie theaters open to the wider public next month after Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year ban on cinemas as part of a far-reaching liberalization drive. Bandar Al-Jaloud/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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

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Saudi Arabia Is Lifting Its Longtime Ban On Movie Theaters

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Jean Paul Gaultier was one of the big designers to participate in Saudi Arabia's first Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh. Kristy Sparow/Arab Fashion Council hide caption

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

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Saudi Arabia Holds First Official Fashion Show With Some Runway Restrictions

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

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

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

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TPP Goes Forward Without The U.S.

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

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

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

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In the Philippines, an advertisement for Manila's Trump Tower, featuring Ivanka Trump. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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

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