Overall sources of information on Jeddah / KAUST / Saudi Arabia:

New York Times Travel Guide: Saudi Arabia
BBC Country Profile -- Country Profile: Saudi Arabia
US State Department / Embassy Information - Saudi Arabia
CIA FactBook: Saudi Arabia -- Good background information on Saudi
Saudi Arabia: Portals To The World -- From U.S. Library of Congress
Human Rights Watch: Middle East -- HRW is not blocked in Saudi

Places of interest in Jeddah: A collaborative map by KAUST members that lists places of interest in Jeddah, such as restaurants and shops
WikiPedia: Jeddah -- The WikiPedia entry for Jeddah
WikiPedia: KAUST - The Wikipedia entry for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
TIMELINE: Saudi Arabia -- From BBC

Expatriate Resources - -- Several links to website resources for expatriates