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Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Speak your mind

Last summer and before the six-week school holiday, which marks the end of the academic year, my 8-year-old son had just been promoted to his new class.



Aftermath of the Scottish referendum

In the run-up to this September’s historic referendum on whether Scotland was to remain part of the United Kingdom, the British political establishment practically pleaded with Scottish people not to



Is a deal on Iran’s nukes likely?

Iran and the six world powers have started a new round of talks with the objective of reaching a comprehensive agreement.



New window of opportunities

When the Ministry of Labor decided to include cinemas as a potential industry for employment my initial reaction was what exactly could labor authorities do to push forward the prospect of opening mov



Convert tragedy into opportunity

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi played the Rambo in his previous avatar as the chief political executive of Gujarat and supposedly rescued 15,000 people in just 48 hours during the devastatin



Is another Quebec in the making?

A week ago, the “Kurdistan Times” warned “the British are exercising the old colonialist tongue to control the minds and dampen the aspirations of Scottish people who want to vote Yes (to independence



Moving toward de-carbonization

In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to economic growth, with “going green” implying a sacrifice of prosperity for the sake of the environment.



Help Saudi saleswomen excel

I read with interest the recent news item in this newspaper decrying the lack of sales experience of many of the newly hired Saudi women sales assistants in shops.



Saudi Press Roundup

Importance of cinema



Islamic banking: Who is in control?

The Islamic Development Bank’s (IsDB) successful sukuk issue clearly demonstrates the market remains open to welcoming this kind of financial activity.

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