Opinion

Widening scope of war on terror

2015-03-03 03:00
The Middle East has been buzzing with diplomatic activities during the past few months. World leaders are shuttling between capitals of key regional powers particularly Riyadh. As a result of these ac...

A make-or-break speech

2015-03-03 03:00
The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is about to step into the lion’s den but there’s little chance he’ll emerge unscathed. His currency with the White House and the Democrats stands at an...

OFWs deserve better

2015-03-03 03:05
THE Manila International Airport Authority or MIAA continues to turn a deaf ear to the pleas of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for the agency to honor the exemption granted by law to migrant workers...

Where is the Arab intelligentsia?

2015-03-03 03:02
Whenever a new poem by Mahmoud Darwish was published in Al-Quds newspaper, I rushed over to Abu Aymen’s newsstand that was located in the refugee camp’s main square. It was a crowded and dusty place w...

Iran’s hunger for regional hegemony

2015-03-03 03:00
Iran's fingerprints are everywhere. Its activities expand throughout the region, mostly around Saudi Arabia, in Iraq, Yemen, the Gulf, Syria and Lebanon, where it is involved in politics, media, oil,...

Speculating about Saudi oil policies

2015-03-02 03:10
Discussions and speculations about the Saudi energy sector never cease to stop. After a brief lull, the issues jumps to fore for one reason or another. Even during the period of relative quiet, the is...

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