Opinion

A great leap forward

2015-08-29 03:00
Next month, the world will achieve a milestone for global development efforts. The United Nations General Assembly will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), an ambitious set of global object...

Delusional nature of Haikal’s writings

2015-08-29 03:00
I write about Haikal, storyteller and a political thinker, who contributed to the failure of the Nasserist national project more than the foreign enemies did.He is just a storyteller who grew up in th...

An important milestone

2015-08-29 03:00
One third of the polling stations in Saudi Arabia’s upcoming municipal elections are now dedicated for women. The polls also mark the first time that women can run as candidates.The move to allow wome...

Modi unmoved by Muslims’ pain

2015-08-29 03:00
Even before the botched-up talks between Indian and Pakistani security advisers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s loosening grip on the world’s second most populated nation was amply evident from the te...

Indifference to others’ plight

2015-08-29 03:00
Wars have always inflicted horrendous disaster on human psyche. Some people who get terrified by the first gunshot, bomb and reports of death gradually become insensitive to human miseries.War, as wel...

Whose baby Daesh really is?

2015-08-28 03:00
Many western commentators have been raving about Barack Obama’s twin foreign policy triumphs in the last lap of his presidency. The best take came from Maureen Dowd of the New York Times.Having trash...

Saudia in new Skytrax rankings

2015-08-28 03:00
Recently, awards were given out by Skytrax, an organization focused on airline quality, to the best carriers globally. The Customer Satisfaction Awards recognized the growing sophistication of new Gul...

American intelligence put to test

2015-08-28 03:00
The surge in Donald Trump’s popularity, which has put him ahead of the pack of Republican contenders for the primary elections, tells us many things about the national mood in the US these days. At th...

North Korea’s endgame

2015-08-28 03:00
Negotiators from the two Koreas appear to have resolved this month’s crisis, in which South Korea’s use of loudspeakers to broadcast messages across the demilitarized zone spurred threats of war from...

N-deal: It’s all about business

2015-08-27 03:00
Do people remember the time when the United States or should I say the “Great Satan” moved one of its aircraft carriers with its task force just a few years ago to the Arabian Sea as a warning to the...

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