A year before the 9/11 outrage, terror came to the Kingdom. It started in central Riyadh when two British nationals were murdered with a car bomb.
The G-20 meetings bring together, every year, the world’s most powerful economies, of which the Kingdom is one.
That there are strong ties between the Arab world and the countries of South America ought not to be surprising. Many Arab families have settled in South America.
Despite the global economic tensions and a sharply reduced oil price, the Kingdom continues to maintain its high credit and investment grade.
At one time or another, every country finds itself the subject of generally politically inspired international media criticism.
Memories are short and Washington and its allies seem to have embarked upon a willful exercise of forgetfulness.
The issue with Syria, for the Kingdom as for all other Arab countries aghast at this tragedy, has always been the choices made by America.
The dove of peace is a fragile creature that lands nervously amid the still-smoking ruins of conflict.
Iran's intemperate attack on the Kingdom over the organization of the Haj and the Mina tragedy is in reality a cynical effort to open yet another front in its meddling in the region.
Thursday’s heartbreaking Mina tragedy shocked and grieved everybody.
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