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Letters- Presumptuous and unnecessary comments

  • Presumptuous and unnecessary commentsI have been perplexed with the comments by Anees Lokhande for the past two days covering issues related to faith and religion which sounded as edicts or fatwas. With due respect to his comments and my humble admission of not having expert knowledge of Islam, I...
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Editorial: Give expats a ray of hope

  • Every government has the right to take action against illegal workers and protect the interests of its nationals. The reasons behind the Nitaqat cleanup are entirely right. The Kingdom’s campaign to clamp down on foreigners living and working illegally is a move appreciated by all law...
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Sitting on a powder keg

  • I woke up to an especially beautiful Alexandria morning yesterday, a clear blue sky punctuated with meandering fluffy clouds. Savoring the aroma of percolating coffee, I watered the multi-hued flowering plants on my terrace before pausing to feel the sun’s rays bathing my face. Feeling that all...
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Radioactivity: Japan’s invisible enemy within

  • Before March 11, 2011, procuring food for an average Japanese household was a pretty straight-forward affair. Following long-established traditions, a housewife — it is, still, almost always a woman in charge — did her best to ensure that every product brought to the table could be...
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Letters — Arab Spring a Western plot

  • RE: Stealing the Arab Spring. The Arab Spring is made in America, Israel and Europe. This movement is not intended to help the indigenous people who are affected. Those without oil are left to their devices. Those with oil have been occupied and destroyed. Iraq and Libya are cases in point. Syria...
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Letters — US presidential election

  • This weekend President Obama had something to celebrate: The US Supreme Court endorsed key provisions in the health reform law....
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Babri Masjid demolition

  • In January 1993, the federal government of India passed a law to take over 69 acres of land surrounding the masjid and other temples in its vicinity for construction of Ram Janambhomi-Babri Masjid complex. In view of the conflicting claims the government asked the Supreme Court to give its...
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Test ahead for US law limiting gun-seller liability

  • Recent deadly shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado reignited calls for more gun control in the United States, but one element has been largely missing from the debate: Should gun makers or sellers be held liable?A 2005 law that protects the gun industry from certain lawsuits has been challenged in...
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Malaria: A solid investment for GCC countries

  • DESPITE best efforts and tremendous progress, malaria continues to infect an estimated 216 million people around the world each year. Nearly half of these cases occur in predominantly Muslim countries.Malaria kills more than 650,000 people each year, of which approximately 560,000 are children...
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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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