Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has taken on his duties during the most testing times in modern history. Yet few leaders can have come to the task better equipped to cope.
The 2008 near-collapse of the international financial system shook to its foundations confidence in the global markets.
It is being suggested that government offices should stay open in the evenings. This, it is said, will provide a better service to the public.
Almost quarter of a century is way long enough for two countries, especially two neighbors with so many common interests, to be diplomatically apart.
The everyday item that is among the largest consumers of electrical power, is the air-conditioning unit. In the high temperatures of summer, life is insupportable without air-con.
The Al-Haramain High Speed Rail project is every bit as important as it is ambitious.
It is probably true to say that the most strongly-felt adult memories are to do with school days. Everyone has an opinion about education.
There are many strong ties that bind together the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Some of these bonds are invisible.
Ever since it was established in 1981, it was clear that the six-member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council would be looking beyond the creation of a powerful international trading bloc.
Though they can often be frustrating, the rules laid down by bureaucracy generally serve some purpose. “Red tape” is an easy target for critics, not least in the media.
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