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Saudis find it hard to make ends meet as austerity starts to bite


FAHAD bin Raja sells cars for a living in Saudi Arabia's capital. Abdullah Saeed drives them. In the kingdom's new age of austerity, both men are finding it harder to make ends meet.

Mr Saeed, 63, said that his monthly rent of about 2,000 riyals (S$717) is covered by social