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Abdulateef Al-Mulhim

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GCC states consolidate military strength

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif was in Bahrain on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to witness the final exercise of the “Arabian Gulf Security One” tactical drill. This is one more step toward the consolidation of the military strength of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states.

November 17, 2016

It’s the Houthis who are starving Yemenis, Ms. Amanpour

Recently, Christiane Amanpour interviewed Saudi-led Arab coalition spokesman Maj. Gen. Ahmed Al-Asiri. During the interview, she showed him a heart-wrenching photo of a starving Yemeni woman without providing any details about the picture, like where and when was it taken.

November 13, 2016

Iran: A threat to peace

Are we, the Saudis, too obsessed with Iran? Or should we be too obsessed or be annoyed with Iran? During the past many decades, we have tried several times to extend our hands toward Iran seeking better and stable relations with a neighbor with whom we have many things in common.

November 03, 2016

Saudi airports need better management

About two weeks ago, a report was issued that classified world's airports into different categories.
In that report, Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport was ranked one of the worst airports in the world due to its lack of services.

October 28, 2016

A conflict we never wanted

For decades Yemen has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Those who are well-versed with the history of this impoverished Arab country know that Yemen has been facing one problem after the other.

October 19, 2016

Gulf Shield 1 showed Saudi preparedness

The Arabian Gulf has been known for many years to be the most strategic body of water in the world. Oil, which is the most important commodity in modern history, is produced from underneath the waters of this gulf and from the land close to its shores.

October 11, 2016

Braving a sea of troubles

Just a few days ago a crowded fishing boat carrying more than 400 would-be migrants capsized close to the Egyptian Mediterranean coast. More than 150 people died most of them Egyptians.

September 29, 2016

Youths and their responsibilities

Just a few days before the Saudi National Day the Ministry of Interior announced the capture of some terrorists in a preemptive strike and foiled their plots to blow up oil pipeline and carry out assassination attempts against Saudi officials.

September 26, 2016

Crown prince highlights KSA’s global role

The world is full of conflicts and violence and as a consequence, there are more refugees, displaced people, human trafficking and civil causalities.

September 22, 2016

Saudi National Day: Things to remember

Even though today's Saudi Arabia is the cradle of civilization and has a rich history that dates back to thousands of years, it is considered one of the youngest established countries in the world.

September 19, 2016