Opinion



Understanding Turkey’s stance

Last Sunday, the global media reported that Turkish tanks had rolled into Syria to carry out an operation to evacuate the tomb of Suleyman Shah from the only Turkish territory in the war-torn Syria.



Rich leader of a poor nation

According to international organizations, during his tenure as Yemen’s president Ali Abdullah Saleh had amassed wealth to the tune of around $60 billion.



Natural gas diplomacy

Russia watchers are rightly focusing on the latest brittle cease-fire in Ukraine, seeking to discern President Vladimir Putin’s intentions there.



Getting the whole picture

Movie buffs would no more consider missing out on Oscar night than football fans would on Super Bowl night.



Simplistic approach

This is with reference to the article “Is Pervez Musharraf gaining ground?” (Feb. 27) by Salahuddin Haider. It is difficult to say as to how the writer arrived at such a conclusion?



Mysterious health issues

The report “250,000 children suffer from ADHD” (Feb. 27) is very alarming. This is a very serious issue that needs to be handled very carefully. This problem is not exclusive to Saudi Arabia.



Countering radicalization

The West should adopt different policies to counter radicalization of its Muslim citizens. There is a great need for understanding the factors that lead to an individual’s radicalization.



Reading habits

There is a great need for inculcating reading habits in our children. Reading not only broadens one’s horizon but also helps understand different cultures.



West’s wilful bias against Islam

President Barack Obama may have touched a billion hearts by insisting that terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims.



GCC: Looking beyond politics

Promoting environmental integration among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries may seem to be a low priority issue in political exchanges, but it is actually an incentive and tool for fostering be

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