Opinion



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Caring for animals

Last week, I received a very interesting letter from a reader from the US commenting on an article that was written more than 18 months ago.



Talented Saudis

It is heartening to note that the Kingdom is moving ahead in the field of cinema production. The Saudi Film Festival is a testimony to the progress made by the Kingdom in various spheres of life.



Fighting terrorism

I read with interest the article “Containing the IS” (Feb. 22) by Rasheed Abou-Alsamh.



Unsung heroes

I read with great interest the report “Adversities fail to break the spirit of disabled man” (Feb. 22). Such cases should be highlighted as much as possible.



Please don’t smoke!

This is with reference to the report “Stub it out: Smoking killed 23,000 in KSA last year” (Feb. 22). This is really an alarming figure.



Waking from slumber

Recently, a Saudi cleric had his 15 minutes of fame, to use the phrase supposedly coined by Andy Warhol.



Eating humble pie

The key lesson worth learning from New Delhi’s announcement that Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will soon fly to Islamabad to revive the stalled India-Pakistan dialogue is that India should



Containing the IS

The horrifying video released by the Islamic State terrorists on Feb.



Saudi Press Roundup

US strategic patienceUS President Obama has emphasized the need to confront extremism and terrorism to defend Islam and remove the misunderstandings about the religion.



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