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Saudi Arabia wise to reach out to the Maghreb nations

  • Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (R) receives Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman upon the latter's arrival at the presidential palace in Carthage on the eastern outskirts of the capital Tunis on November 27 2018. (AFP) Some casual observers of Saudi Arabia app...
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Kingdom’s development reflected in progressive Shoura Council

  • King Salman gives his annual speech to the Shoura Council. (SPA) Much like Americans look forward to watching their president deliver his State of the Union address in front of Congress every January, Saudis eagerly anticipate their king’s annual address to the consultative Shour...
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Canada: A lesson in diplomacy

  • The word “diplomatic” is practically synonymous with mild manners, tactfulness, and generally being amenable to conciliation. Although I am always reluctant to make generalizations, it seems that many Canadians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, take pride in being polite.  That l...
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Green Falcons can do the new Saudi Arabia proud in Russia

  • Arguably the world’s biggest sporting event, the football World Cup, begins in Russia on Thursday. For a month, millions of people around the world will be glued to their television sets to watch 32 nations vie for the most coveted trophy in sports.  Fans will also spend hours scrolling ...
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Vision 2030 can take Saudi Arabia back to the future

  • As its name suggests, Saudi Vision 2030 is charting a new course for the Kingdom’s future. With innovative mega-projects like Neom, the Red Sea Project and Al-Qiddiya, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the architect of the Vision, and his deputies are looking to transform Saudi Arabia’s economy...
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MBS’ visit to US has been a resounding success

  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s official visit to the United States still has another week left before he and his accompanying delegation go back to the Kingdom. While the remaining week will surely include many memorable moments and important meetings, the visit has already shone the...
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Iran will come to regret its destructive policies

  • It is now more than three years since a 10-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia launched Operation Decisive Storm to help restore the internationally recognized government of Yemen, led by President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, after Houthi rebels took up arms and forced Hadi out of the capital Sana...
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If you want to see Saudi Arabia in 2030, look at Misk today

  • In the fall of 2016, I attended a five-day event at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York called A Day in Riyadh. The event was intended to showcase the development of Riyadh over the years, with particular emphasis on current development projects that will transform it into a global...
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Saudi youth not above starting from “zero”

  • The Vision 2030 plan that was announced by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2016 is an ambitious package of economic and social reforms that seeks to effect structural changes to the economy by reducing Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil. This has entailed the implementation of dozens of...
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Saudi Arabia believes in peace, but its red lines must not be crossed

  • The greater Middle East has experienced unprecedented political turmoil and violence in the wake of the so-called Arab Spring. The political order as we knew it was upended in 2011 and the region has not yet fully recovered from that disruption....
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