Opinion

Mr. Abuser, beat a retreat!

2014-04-17 03:00
Saudi Arabia has taken another step to curb domestic violence against women by implementing a tough law that fines wife-beaters up to SR 50,000 and hands down jail sentence if found guilty of spousal...

For some vets, the war will never end

2014-04-17 03:00
Accompanied by the first lady, President Obama flew to Fort Hood, Texas, last week to console a mourning military community and eulogize three soldiers, all veterans of the Iraq war, who had been kill...

An illegitimate claim?

2014-04-17 03:00
China is now facing challenges to its maritime claims. The Philippines has just filed a lawsuit to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea against China over a dispute concerning its fishing...

Musharraf case: Sharif walks a tightrope

2014-04-17 03:00
Although the two Sharifs — Nawaz and Raheel — seem to have defused what barely a week ago looked an ominous situation, the crisis is far from being over. The issue of former President Pervez Musharraf...

Future of economic uplift

2014-04-17 03:00
Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase. The emerging questions are sufficiently different from those of recent decades that one can sense a shift in...

SMEs versus small overseas enterprises

2014-04-17 03:00
The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) issue in the Kingdom has been debated heavily in the last few years.The commitment of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah to empower SMEs by incorpo...

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