Opinion



Biased coverage

This is with reference to the report “Hostile media ‘distorting image of Islam’” (May 17).



Beefing up defenses for enduring peace

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman recently announced a policy of defense to keep our nation and citizens safe, both at home and abroad.



Selective freedom of speech

Recently, two gunmen were killed in Garland, Texas, when they opened fire on security officers.



The cold sore of football hooliganism

After a long season, the Saudi football scene is coming to an end for the year. The professional league has just finished and there are few games remaining in the King’s championship.



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Fighting stress

These days I am struggling with my thesis. It’s a race against time, as the submission deadline is fast approaching. I literally have to work round the clock to finish writing a perfect thesis.



The case of the missing ‘spare tire’

Many auto companies now resort to the practice of selling new cars without spare tires, giving drivers instead repair kits or sometimes nothing at all.



So-called intellectuals

The recent attack on a bus in Karachi carrying members of a minority community is indeed condemnable. The attack elicited strange response from so-called liberal intellectuals.



Cameron’s wise move

This is with reference to the report “Cameron vows extra powers for Scotland” (May 16).



Gulf Arab diplomacy

I read with interest the article “Iran’s threatening posture” (May 16) by Abdulrahman Al-Rashed.



Politics of fear

This is with reference to the article “The power of nightmare” (May 16) by Neil Berry. I liked the way the writer drew parallels between the approaches of Netanyahu and Cameron.

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