Opinion

Warning system for financial tsunamis

2015-08-30 03:00
Recent market volatility — in emerging and developed economies alike — is showing once again how badly ratings agencies and investors can err in assessing countries’ economic and financial vulnerabili...

Women making their mark

2015-08-30 03:00
This year marks 10 years since the first municipal elections in Saudi Arabia restarted in 2005. It also marks 10 years since I voted for the first time in the Kingdom, hopeful that this would herald t...

Iran and state terrorism

2015-08-30 03:00
Who would have thought that the head of the terrorist cell that carried out the 1996 Alkhobar bombing in Saudi Arabia would be arrested after being on the run for 19 years?Arresting Ahmed Al-Mughassil...

Saudi Press Roundup

2015-08-30 02:33
Exposing Iranian plotAFTER over two decades, the Saudi intelligence forces captured the terrorist, Ahmed Al-Mughassil, wanted for masterminding the 1996 Alkhobar bombing.The terrorist attack had shake...

Ending Sanaa siege

2015-08-30 00:49
With other nations joining the coalition it strengthens their resolve to put Daesh on the back foot. The retaking of Sanaa not only assumes significance as a major military victory but is a clear indi...

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...

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