Opinion

Child soldiers in command position

2015-08-03 03:00
It is a sobering thought that half the world’s 50 million refugees are children. As many as 55 percent of these refugees come from only five countries: Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq, Syria and Sudan. But...

Saudi Press Roundup

2015-08-02 01:20
Cairo DeclarationThe Arab region is currently simmering and there does not seem to be any possibility of its cooling down in the foreseeable future. Disturbances are causing chaos in countries like Ir...

For Palestinians under occupation, a life of despair

2015-08-02 03:00
Pity the people of Palestine who continue to live lives of despair under occupation in the West Bank and Gaza, for the kind of despair they feel is not your garden variety sense of depression and hope...

Learning to pay more for gasoline

2015-08-02 03:00
The move by the United Arab Emirates to raise the price of gasoline at the pump by 24 percent from Aug. 1 was a brave one and is a sign of the times. Once again the UAE is being a trailblazer among th...

Polio’s last stand

2015-08-02 03:00
It has been a tough year for Nigeria. In the last 12 months, the country has suffered attacks by child suicide bombers and brutal massacres by Boko Haram. The vast majority of the 276 schoolgirls abdu...

Respect for Veteran cars

2015-08-02 03:00
The annual London to Brighton Veteran Run has its own historical significance but most of all it is a sign of respect for those grandfathers of motorcars that pioneered the way for modern motoring. Th...

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