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Exploiting local health sector’s full potential

About a month ago, I was at King Fahd International Airport to bid farewell to my sister who was being transferred from Saudi Aramco hospital to one of the best hospitals in the world, John Hopkins Ho



Effectively gauging happiness of a country

How can you tell if your country is a happy place? The country’s economical health might be the first factor that comes to one’s mind.



Why don’t Saudis mix with others?

Anymore who has been to Saudi Arabia will probably notice this: Compared to some other people, Saudis are aloof. Not all: Some are exceptionally outgoing.



Memoirs of a Saudi Ph.D. student: Developing empathy

The spring season is back in the United Kingdom. This season is beyond amazing. It is that time of year when we see withered trees silently coming back to life.



No prescription, no drugs

Saudis have a tendency to visit pharmacists more than their own doctors because of the convenience. As of 2013, the doctor-to-patient ratio was one physician for about every 400 patients.



Iran’s dirty tactics not likely to work

The most recent Iranian attempts to supply weapons to the Houthis in Yemen have been foiled.



Between austerity and reforms

Three months of negotiations between the Greek government and our European and international partners have brought about much convergence on the steps needed to overcome years of economic crisis and t



Another scam in the making

Indian Premier Narendra Modi’s arbitrary decision to scrap the $20 billion Rafale combat-aircraft contract — touted as the “mother of all defense deals” signed by New Delhi till date — serve as a warn



Reforming the IMF

More than four years have passed since an overwhelming majority of the membership of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to a package of reforms that would double the organization’s resources



Three encounters with Hillary Clinton

It is Boston, July 2004.

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