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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. Modern-day Saudi Arabia was established on Sept. 23, 1932, by the late King Abdul Aziz bin...
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Using media for image building

  • On March 17, 2012 Arab News published an article about young Saudi students in the West and their role as the Kingdom’s young unofficial ambassadors. Undoubtedly, through their hard work and eagerness to learn more about other peoples and cultures, they create a very positive image of their...
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Every day is women’s day

  • We really need to designate a day of the year to express our gratitude toward womenfolk or to stress the importance of women in society? I don’t think so. To me every day of the year should be women’s day, as she is a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend and a coworker. A woman plays...
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340 days in space

  • President Obama: Hey Scott, loving the photos. Do you ever look out the window and just freak out?Scott Kelly: I don’t freak out about anything, Mr. President. Except getting a Twitter question from you. The above conversation actually took place on Twitter between US President Barack Obama and...
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Adapting to change

  • During the 1970s, the world saw an unprecedented hike in oil prices and the United States was the worst-hit country. It was a major oil consumer. Increase in oil prices not only affected the US economy but the American social life also took a downturn. The American weekly Sunday drive was gone,...
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Save Earth: We have nowhere else to go

  • Former US Navy captain Scott Kelly may be an astronaut as per NASA’s official records but for many all across the world he has already qualified for the title of a thorough gentleman. The world recognizes him as a genuine global citizen. And not only that, he is probably the most valuable asset...
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At 50, Singapore is young, prosperous

  • It is said that a poor and weak man used to live in a makeshift shack. He was sound asleep one night but woke up in the middle of the night and decided to make his shack bigger. He also decided that he will work hard, earn money and become a billionaire and the sheriff of the town. The moral of...
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Tale of two Arab cities

  • At the beginning of this year 2014, Baghdad — Iraq’s capital city — was voted to be one of the least hospitable cities in the world. And Dubai, on the other hand, was voted as one of the most hospitable places. Nowadays, people are fleeing Baghdad in droves and Dubai is experiencing the exact...
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Choosing between nuke chimney and solar cell

  • In the 1970s during my college years in the United States, I used to pass by nuclear plants with huge chimneys. I used to wonder why they were so huge and hyperbola shaped. Interestingly, many people believe that those huge chimneys house the nuclear plant and everything that is associated with...
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KSA, US need each other

  • During the beginning of the 20th century, the United States emerged as arguably the most powerful nation. It speeded up the end of WWI, and was in the driving seat during WWII.Ironically, US didn’t want to be involved in these two wars. During WWI, many Americans were thanking the Atlantic for...
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