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Saudi-US partnership solid despite differences

  • It is a mark of the historic ties between Saudi Arabia and the United States that the two nations have not allowed disagreements on tactics to overwhelm what essentially remains a shared strategic vision for the Middle East and the world.There have been considerable moves on the diplomatic front...
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Is Saudi Vision 2030 realistic?

  • Big and broad visions produce drastic change. Global experiences show us that large and complex success stories began with such visions. The experience of Singapore, for example, began with the vision of its leader who transformed a small island into a highly successful economy as well as a...
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The New Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia is on a new trajectory of growth. The new vision outlines the future of the country. This week, the Kingdom revealed its post-oil plans and introduced a clear road map for its future. That road map prepares for change in a new Saudi Arabia in line with modern times. It has the...
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Saudi-Turkey ties: A new perspective

  • Turkey laid out the red carpet for Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on his official state visit, indicative of the importance talks between the two nations’ leaders had for peace, security and mutual economic benefit.This precedes the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit...
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King Salman Bridge new symbol of Arab unity

  • The announcement that a bridge will be built between Saudi Arabia and Egypt named after Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman is not only a powerful indicator of the growing ties between the two nations but certainly also a symbol of a new road being forged to achieve much-needed Arab...
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Riyadh and Paris — ideal relationship

  • SAUDI-FRENCH relations could easily rank as one of the most solid in the world, with an increasingly aligned view on tackling political and security issues, which have been buttressed recently by high-level meetings between leaders of the two countries in Paris and Riyadh.The upcoming visit of...
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Securing interests, not making enemies

  • In the past week, Riyadh has been visited by a number of leaders and politicians. The mere number might equal the total number of visitors to some capitals in a period of several months. There is presently an intense political activity, significantly led by Saudi Arabia, that reveals the Saudi...
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Arabs and Iran — the last chance

  • Whatever plans Iran has for the region is in disarray because it now finds itself increasingly isolated, including seeing the unexpected development of Arab nations, taking the lead from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries, forming a united front against its actions. The Council of the Arab...
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Defying skeptics of anti-terror alliance

  • The somewhat skeptical response from certain quarters to the formation of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance against terrorism fails to account for how the group would operate in terms of decision-making and operations.It should be said first that this initiative has given hope to many...
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Saudis draw up plan for 2020

  • A critically important meeting took place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh last week where 300 business leaders and government ministers gathered to discuss a development plan entitled National Transformation Project 2020, focusing on the key drivers for economic growth under challenging...
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