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A journey that changes life

  • Some trips are destined to change your life. It changes the way you look at yourself, it tests your morals and beliefs, it changes your perception about life itself. These kinds of trips are mostly spiritual, related to one's religion and beliefs; for Muslims, it is the trip of Haj.Ask...
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Vision 2030 heralds dawn of a new era

  • The ambitious development plan titled Saudi Vision 2030 did not disappoint anybody. It lived up to the expectations of Saudis. It is a long-term strategy to help realize the full potential of the Kingdom and to put the country on the road to success and development. The first thing that came to...
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Tomorrow will be better than yesterday

  • Today is a historical day for Saudi Arabia. It is a day on which the country is laying the foundation of its long-term plans for the future — its vision of the days to come. It is an important day for us and for our future generations.For decades, we have been talking about and discussing what...
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A decisive year

  • Back in the 1950s, Riyadh was a tiny capital city of a relatively young country. During those days, the population of the city was very small. As a matter of fact, it was less than the total population of a modern Riyadh district of today.The buildings were simple and the streets were usually...
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Jeddah book lovers await pleasant surprise

  • For the past many years, a lot of us were literally crying for organizing a book fair in Jeddah, a city that has been known throughout its history as the city where different cultures and backgrounds intersect. Now that we have a book fair coming just round the corner, many of us are unable to...
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On the road to success

  • During the last couple of months, Saudi Arabia has witnessed many changes — the decision to use the language of force with those who don’t understand and respond to peaceful gestures, the shuffle in key government positions and the appointment of members of the new generation of the royal family...
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Great leaders are made, not born

  • Charismatic character, ability to persuade the hearts and minds of an audience during a public speech could be some traits that distinguish a leader, but they are not everything. What makes a true leader is his ability to drive change, to make a difference, to touch the lives of the people he or...
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Kingdom at the forefront in fight against IS

  • The world has finally decided to confront the threat of the Islamic State. It was just about time. Waves of jet fighters coming from an international coalition have started to roam the skies above Syria and Iraq targeting locations and supply lines the IS is using to sustain its terror.Since the...
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Time to rethink our education policies

  • The only thing I can say to anyone trying to figure out what is wrong with the Kingdom’s system of education is ... good luck with that! It is a huge, multi-layered web of dreams and fears. The government seems to be fully aware of how vital this sector is for the country’s future as during the...
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