Opinion



OFWs deserve better

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?

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.



Iran’s hunger for regional hegemony

Iran's fingerprints are everywhere.



Balanced approach

This is with reference to the article “Wrongfully accused” (March 2) by Gwynne Dyer. I appreciate the writer for adopting a balanced approach vis-à-vis the murder of Russian opposition leader.



Kerala: A role model

I was not at all surprised to read the report “Kerala CM condemns attacks on India’s minorities” (March 1).



It’s all about money

I read with great interest the article “Basic traits of an ideal doctor” (March 2) by Saad Al-Dosari.



Blaming the West

This is with reference to the letter “Western media” by Jawad Shah (March 2). I fail to understand as to why we criticize the West for all the ills of the world.



Speculating about Saudi oil policies

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.



Standing at a crossroads

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been turning the heat up on US President Barack Obama by saying that a nuclear deal with Iran will be a risky one for the security and survival of Israel.



A case of misguided efforts

UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura has succeeded in achieving only one thing: Arousing anger in most Syrians.

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