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Hassan bin Youssef Yassin

Hassan bin Youssef Yassin worked closely with Saudi petroleum ministers Abdullah Tariki and Ahmed Zaki Yamani from 1959 to 1967. He headed the Saudi Information Office in Washington from 1972 to 1981, and served with the Arab League observer delegation to the UN from 1981 to 1983.

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World afraid to ask the difficult questions on climate change

Last weekend, unprecedented wildfires raged across the US, Europe and Australia, 28 people lost their lives in flash floods in Kentucky, and Riyadh experienced rarely seen summer flooding of extreme intensity.

August 03, 2022

We the People: To be or not to be

Our universe is thought to be about 14 billion years old, a span of time that is all but unintelligible to us humans. Except for some rare trees, micro-organisms, and coral or fungal colonies, Earth-bound species reach a few hundred years at best, with humans only rarely reaching 100.

December 11, 2021