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First Saudi Woman to Climb Everest
May 18, 2013 | The Daily Star

Today, Raha Muharraq became the first woman from Saudi Arabia to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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Problems on Everest
March 25, 2014 | Reader's Digest
Reader's Digest has an article titled: "Everest: The Mess at the Top of the World". It points to a number of problems that have developed as "climbing Everest" has been popularized to the point that people who lack the fitness and experience are being guided up the mountain and littering the routes with tons of garbage, equipment and corpses. Unlike many "negative articles" the author of this one includes ideas for fixing the problems.

Traffic Jams and Trash on Everest
May 20, 2013 | National Geographic
An article on explains how the popularity of "climbing Everest" has resulted in inexperienced climbers creating traffic jams on the mountain and littering the landscape. Ways to reverse this are explored.

Saudi Arabia: Oil and Natural Gas Report
February 15, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"Saudi Arabia has almost one-fifth of the world's proven oil reserves, and it is the largest producer and exporter of total petroleum liquids in the world. Saudi Arabia has the world's fifth largest natural gas reserves, but natural gas production remains limited." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration country report.

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