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Saad Al-Dosari

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Kingdom’s 86 years of tremendous achievements

Since its epic foundation 86 years ago, the Kingdom’s emergence into the country that it is today is nothing but a miraculous and astounding story.
September 26, 2016

A journey that changes life

Some trips are destined to change your life. It changes the way you look at yourself, it tests your morals and beliefs, it changes your perception about life itself. These kinds of trips are mostly spiritual, related to one's religion and beliefs; for Muslims, it is the trip of Haj.

September 19, 2016

Haj: A symbol of Muslim unity

Haj season is once again back. Authorities in the Kingdom are doing their best to ensure the safety and comfort of the millions of Muslims who converge on Makkah to perform the annual pilgrimage. All preparations are done to ensure smooth performance of rituals at the holy sites.

September 05, 2016

Lights, camera, action

It would come as a great surprise to many people around the world to learn that Saudis are huge movie fans and that they closely follow worldwide cinema productions.

August 29, 2016

Creative ideas for recreation

The summer vacations are almost about to end. Despite such a long vacation, the domestic tourism scene remained largely dull and boring. I may not be able to prove this claim statistically, as it is based on my observations.

August 22, 2016

Good move to curb menace of drifting

Reckless driving, road accidents and fatalities have become a huge social problem in the Kingdom. Despite various government and non-government measures and campaigns, the problem continues to haunt most people living in the Kingdom.

August 15, 2016

Rights groups losing credibility

It is very easy to comment on the ongoing conflict in Yemen and the role of Saudi-led Arab military alliance. I believe that before passing judgment, so-called experts need to understand the scenario that led to the military intervention.

August 08, 2016

Countering growing Islamophobia in Europe

It is one of those opportunities that comes once in a lifetime; refusing it means that I am going to live in a never-ending wonder about how my life would have changed because of it, while accepting it means that I am going to live, along with my family, in a constant fear about my safety!

August 01, 2016

Weak participation in Olympics 2016

Just a few days separate us from the biggest sporting event on the planet — the Olympics.

July 25, 2016

Understanding the psychology of terrorists

These days whenever my phone beeps with a new message from one of the different news websites I follow, my heart skips a beat and I pray that it is not about some terrorist attack in any part of the world.

July 18, 2016