Yemenis in Kingdom

Yemenis have always considered Saudi Arabia as their second home. Relations between the people of Saudi Arabia and Yemen have always been very strong.

Of scofflaw drivers and road safety

The recklessness of some Saudi drivers never ceases to amaze me. Now I can add to my list of the scofflaws, drivers who are members of my own family.

Dealing with incompetent managers

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? I know that this question would hit a nerve and upset a lot of people.

Ending red tape in Health Ministry

There is an Arab proverb that says, “Never trust a carpenter whose house’s door is cracking.” This proverb applies to the Ministry of Health, which reportedly refuses to offer treatment to its staff.

Middle East meltdown and global risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

Avoiding clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran

This is the highest level of tension that the two neighbors, Saudi Arabia and Iran, have reached since the end of the Iraqi-Iranian war 27 years ago.

Decline of western ethnic state

If you were transported back to Europe in 1900 and asked educated citizens to describe the ideal political arrangement, what they would outline to you is a homogeneous nation-state: France for the Fre

India vitiates Nepal’s democracy celebration

Arthashastra is a significant treatise, which was written by Chanakya, an Indian philosopher in ancient times.

Dark side of the Nobel prizes

Think of the Nobel prizes and you think of groundbreaking research bettering mankind, but the awards have also honored some quite unhumanitarian inventions such as chemical weapons, DDT and lobotomies

Saffron’s beef with sanity

If an international award is instituted for hypocrisy, the BJP-ruled India would win it hands down.

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