Tampering with civilizations

I still remember that smug look on his face, followed by the matter-of-fact remarks that had western journalists laugh out loud.

A century of terror

There has been a ninefold increase in deaths due to terrorism globally, rising from 3,329 in 2000 to 32,685 in 2014, according to the Global Terrorism Index 2015 report by the Institute for Economics

Managing regional crisis

In a recent interview with The Atlantic magazine, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter blamed Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for not confronting Iran regionally.

Pragmatism in climate policy

The diplomatic effort to forge an international agreement to mitigate climate change is undergoing a fundamental shift.

Muslims unfairly under suspicion

There is a post doing the rounds of social media that reads “There are about 1.7 billion Muslims in the world. If Islam really promoted terrorism you’d all probably be dead by now.”

No pride in prejudice

The week begins on a grey not. Several events sit uncomfortably on the mind.

Act before it’s too late

The members of Daesh, the self-proclaimed custodians of faith, have undoubtedly surpassed Nazi barbarism.

Arab unity

I read with interest the article “Arab nationalists — a naïve and ignorant lot” (Nov. 23) by Abdulateef Al-Mulhim.

Eduction system

I agree with the views expressed by Saad Al-Dosari in his article “Promoting critical thinking” (Nov. 23). This phenomenon is not unique to Saudi Arabia.

Civic infrastructure

Sabria S. Jawhar in her article “Our vulnerable civic infrastructure” (Nov. 23) has effectively highlighted the civic problems in Jeddah.

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