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Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor

Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor is a prominent UAE businessman and public figure. He is renowned for his views on international political affairs, his philanthropic activity, and his efforts to promote peace. He has long acted as an unofficial ambassador for his country abroad.

 

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The dire consequences of West’s mishandling of the pandemic

One of the highlights of my calendar is time spent at my home in the English countryside and in various other European countries. During my travels, I have always recharged my energy levels ready to take on every challenge life throws my way. But this year will be different.

February 02, 2021

US Embassy move is a betrayal

Almost all of America’s closest allies had cautioned US President Donald Trump against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, warning of potentially grave repercussions. France, the United Kingdom, the European Union and Turkey have all urged him to reconsider.

December 08, 2017

A day for celebration, appreciation and reflection

Drawn from the generation privileged to have witnessed the transition of the United Arab Emirates from one of the little-known Trucial States under British administration, when our lives were fraught with daily struggles to survive, each National Day my heart swells with pride at my country’s a
December 02, 2016