Maintaining our infrastructure

2014-12-22 03:00
Since the first economic boom of the early 1970s, the Kingdom had seen many mega projects shaping the face of the country - huge airports, hospitals, roads, industrial plants, sports stadiums and many...

The unchangeable fact of life

2014-12-22 03:00
There is only one fact in life and that is: Change. And if there is any fact about us in the Kingdom, it is “the fear of change.” We burst with anger, doubt and question, immerse ourselves in the past...

A bloody game of deception, disguise

2014-12-22 03:00
Once noted writer George Bernard Shaw happened to pass by a cemetery and saw these words inscribed on a grave, “Here lies an honest politician.” He immediately said, “I wonder, how could honesty and p...

Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Making too much of a fuss

2014-12-22 03:00
On and off, hue and cry is raised over the issue of women driving in the Kingdom. Every now and then, we read about some adventurous women holding driver’s licenses from other countries trying to defy...

Peshawar mayhem: A crime against Islam

2014-12-22 03:00
The massacre at a school in Peshawar, perpetrated by the Pakistani Taleban on Dec. 16, surpassed their previous attacks in its barbarity. This fact and the group’s pledge of allegiance to the “Islami...

The brokers of deceit

2014-12-22 03:00
Pakistan is in a complete state of shock, grief and horror after terrorists killed more than 140 children in Tuesday’s attack at a Peshawar school. As the country mourns, the world stands by its side...

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