Opinion



Differentiating between real and fictitious amid fears

At a recent get-together, one of our friends surprised us by showing up wearing a medical mask. Another complained that most pharmacies were out of hand sanitizers.



Healthy body is must for sound minds

The overwhelming approval of the Shoura Council in a 92-18 vote to give girls at public schools the right to participate in physical education is yet another signal that the council, with its strong b



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Cultural diversity adds value to a society

In my last week’s column, I tried to highlight the role of the British media and how it represents and reflects the day-to-day issues of the British people.



You know your aren’t a winner when...

Your boss calls you whatisname... You don’t even get kicked upstairs by way of promotion. You can scratch and win till you are blue in the face but all you get is ‘Thank you, try again.’



Who impedes the peace deal?

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the peace process is often held hostage to the imperatives of Israel’s domestic politics.



The wild world of insurance companies

When dealing with insurance companies in Saudi Arabia, you get an impression that they still maintain the same posture as when they operated before insurance was legalized in 2003.



East and West: Two sides of Saudi employment

He came years ago to Saudi Arabia. Back then, all he had was zero experience. This gentleman worked hard to make a better practitioner out of himself.



Corporatization of electoral campaign

Another general election has kicked off in India and the big question that comes to every mind is how the common man will be benefited from this celebration of democracy.



IMF and needy global communities

The IMF's increasing role as the world's leading organization in ensuring global financial stability was in the spotlight again as G20 finance ministers and central bankers gathered in Washington for



Public probes that need their own inquiry

As Afghan people elect a new president, the British military deployment in Afghanistan, which began in 2001, is winding down fast.

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