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A tribute to Saudi Arabia’s great reformer

  • Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman embracing two children while standing behind the logo for "Qiddiya", an "entertainment city" spanning 334-square kilometres southwest of the capital Riyadh. (AFP) The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is truly blessed to be led ...
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Who or what drives this media feeding frenzy?

  • The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is still under investigation, but the international media has acted as prosecutor, judge and jury from day one, pointing fingers at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. So-called analysts and opinion writers clamor to voice libelous allegations un...
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UAE and Saudi Arabia: a solid relationship for the greater good

  • The two countries forming the solid backbone of our region in turmoil are Saudi Arabia and the UAE, whose leaders have consistently displayed great strength and wisdom, as well as loyalty to their people and to each other. And never more so than today. Our mutual enemies dream of dividing us, w...
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The UAE and Egypt share unbreakable bonds

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s recent two-day visit to Abu Dhabi for talks with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan was a testament to the brotherly relations between our two countries and peoples. Our leaders are unfailingly hospitable to guests, but the mutual warmth and...
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We must wake up to Iran’s dangerous games

  • I do not wish to sound alarmist, but after piecing the puzzle together I cannot escape the conclusion that Tehran’s mid-to-long term strategy is not only aimed at dominating the region but also targets Makkah and Madinah....
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Egypt’s future rests on its people’s shoulders

  • Unlike several of its neighbors, the Arab world’s most populous nation has thankfully succeeded in regaining its political, security and social equilibrium following years of turmoil. Egypt is on the right track, and with wise governance could emerge as a regional success story. Often forgotten...
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Iran’s declaration of war must not go unanswered

  • The pretense has ended. The gloves are off. Iran’s Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan has openly threatened to destroy Saudi Arabia, except for Makkah and Madinah, if it “does something ignorant.” Can there be any statement more ignorant or more foolish than this, when threatening the Kingdom equ...
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Gulf economic unity is long overdue

  • I have been urging Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) heads of state to form an economic bloc for over a decade, and in light of increased instability the move is not only necessary but also urgent. ...
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A world leader in safety, tolerance and innovation

  • I am delighted and very proud that my homeland, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the third safest country out of 141 countries included in a study based largely on “the costliness of common crime and violence as well as terrorism, and the...
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KSA, GCC states in transformation

  • Positive change is taking place in our part of the world and for that I am grateful to the leaderships of all GCC member countries, and especially to the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, for their decisive and foresighted geopolitical and economic policies. A new era of...
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