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Arabs in a ‘decisive’ mood

Arab League summits used to be dismissed as little more than talking shops, mere forums for Arab leaders to stay in touch. Final communiqués were usually devoid of actionable steps to resolve issues.



When justice is delayed and denied

There is something surreal about those black-and-white, grainy photographs.



What else is Iran hiding?

We don’t know all that has transpired in the talks on Iran’s nuclear program being conducted in Switzerland, but we do know that the White House has shied away from a potentially paralyzing issue: the



Conspiring against one’s own people

The son of isolated former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been injured with more than half of his body suffering from burns.



Saving the peace process

The struggle for peace is more difficult than going to war, a former Muslim rebel told this writer as he stressed the need for the Philippine government to stay true to its word in passing the propose



Egypt summit: Beginning of a new era

The Arab Summit, held recently at Sharm El-Sheikh, can be the beginning of a new phase in joint Arab action and the credibility of Arab countries if decisions are translated into reality.



NASA: Science and hospitality

In November 2012, Riyadh hosted the 25th annual Association of Space Explorers Congress.



Making hard choices for preservation of peace

As George Washington once said, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” This is the dilemma of peace, sometimes in order to protect it; you have no other choic



When language becomes a victim

Enjoy reading books, whether Arabic or English. And while reading books in both languages, one thing that always stands out to me is how both languages address the sexes.



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Appreciation matters

Last week, I once again visited the United Arab Emirates.

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