Jobless in Saudi

Zaid Al-Sahli thought a degree in oil engineering would guarantee him a job in Saudi Arabia. The Arab kingdom is after all the largest crude oil exporter in the world.

But after spending 18 months sending his resume to hundreds of oil companies in Ryiadh and the Eastern province, it became clear to Al-Sahli that a job in his oil-rich country would be beyond his reach.

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