Opinion



Sectarianism in Mideast is not at all coincidental

Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment in 2009-10.



Varying shades of racism

Foreign-based Indians coming home, generously bruised after their varied bouts with racism around the world discover a certain domestic reflection of the prejudice, cheerfully forgetting they might we



Bigotry runs rampant in West

If the human race is evolving, the direction of mankind’s evolution is questionable. There’s little peace and harmony around and few signs of a budding higher consciousness.



Does a dying child lie?

Can I get a glass of water? Cold, Sheikh Mustafa, an 11-year-old Hyderabad boy, managed to squeak as he lay on a stretcher, his body completely charred and anointed with lotion all over.



Problem of Misyar

The report “Misyar now ‘a widespread reality’” (Oct. 12) has raised an important social issue. We should look into all the aspects of this issue with the utmost care.



Time to switch to public transit

With the ongoing development works under way, Riyadh is gearing to become one of the largest cities of the world.



Fighting generalizations with wisdom, patience

Whenever Islam is brought into any discussions, the Kingdom finds itself dragged into it.



When roads turn into deathtraps

Whenever something goes terribly wrong involving a municipality the blame game is inevitably played.



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Who cares what they say about Islam

First of all, this writer would like to take the opportunity to wish all the readers a blessed Eid, though a bit late.



Turkey’s dilemma in Kobani

As of writing this article, Turkey is just watching the unfolding events in the Kurdish town Kobani.

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