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A bridge to unity, strength

  • The five-day visit of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will be inscribed in history books in more ways than one. He has proved to the doubters and the rumormongers, who’ve gleefully cast suspicions on the strength of Saudi-Egyptian ties, that nothing will break the bond between these...
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A deep and dangerous knowledge gap

  • Americans are the most educated people in the world but the least educated about the world. The American education gap widens when it comes to topics of the Middle East, an area they should be better informed about considering that in the past nearly two decades, more Americans were killed or...
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A false spring at the spring meetings?

  • Every spring, international bureaucrats flock to Washington, as reliably as swallows to Capistrano, for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, where they exchange information about their local economies and policy prospects. Because these officials atte...
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A good read

  • I read with interest the article “Seeing Trump through the eyes of an Arab American” (Oct. 20) by Ray Hanania. Truth be told, I never thought about the US elections, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in this way. The writer has added a whole new dimension to the US election debate and it really...
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A new era for Turkey

  • Sunday is a big and important day for Turkey. The president of the Republic of Turkey will be elected, and this time, for the first time, by the people. Although the polls give a more or less general idea, a notable silence reigns among the public. Will this election respond to their demands?...
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A tiny window of opportunity in Syria

  • Often, reading about the two Great Wars of the last century and the staggering scale of casualties, one wonders how could the world have allowed human slaughter at such epic scale to go on for so long? The combined toll of the two world wars exceeded a horrific hundred million. Millions more died...
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Accusations against Saudi legal system are baseless

  • The international press (Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today and others) published recently reports that accuse Saudi legal system of human rights violations. One story was about the arrest of Najla Wafa, which was almost picked verbatim, even the story’s picture, from Ahram...
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Airports make for easy targets

  • For reasons that defy logic, Istanbul’s main airport has always been seen as a vulnerable target which only underscores the fact that all airports in the world are open to attack and fail-safe is not a viable option. At Ataturk, security is usually high but the weak underbelly lies in vehicular...
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Al-Naimi’s message

  • In a changing world environment politically and economically, Saudi Arabia is sending a reassuring message that it is committed to its traditional role of balancing the market at a price by keeping an excess capacity while joining hands to make use of new technology that can even address some of...
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America’s empty ‘happy talk’ on Palestine coming to an end

  • US President-elect Donald Trump is doing exactly what Palestinians and the Arab world need. He is throwing out all the useless, do-nothing “happy talk” about saving Palestine and Jerusalem that has put the Arab and Muslim worlds in a coma. Arabs and Muslims do not see it because their minds are...
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