Saudi Arabia wants to be a tourist spot

February 21, 2019

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Buildings under construction in the desert city of Riyadh

Buildings under construction in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 1, 2017. 



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Saudi officials try to market the kingdom as a tourist destination. Plus, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a government in crisis. And a report out this week finds Americans have few options when it comes to recycled tissue products, including toilet paper, and it's having a devastating impact on Canada's northern forests.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: Miri
Artist: Bassekou Kouyate + Ngoni ba
Label: OutHere Records
Song: Ascend
Artist: Minco Eggersman & Theodoor Borger & Mathias Eick
Label: Butler Records
Song: Soma
Artist: The Putbacks
Label: HopeStreet Recordings
Artist: Tony Allen & Jeff Mills
Label: Universal Music Division Decca Records France

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