Sultan on why Kuwait needs political stability to boost its economic prospects.
In 1994, Yasser Arafat, the PLO leader, arrived in the Palestinian Territories for the first time in decades and declared that he would turn Gaza into the Singapore of the Middle East. Fifteen years later it couldn’t be more different. Arafat’s prediction of Gaza being used as an example will certainly come true, but not in the way he envisioned. Read more »
Regardless of the outcome of Israel’s barbaric “Operation Cast Lead,” one thing is certain: It is high time for Hamas to step down as keeper of Gaza. Read more »
The case of the Saudi judge upholding the marriage of an eight-year-old girl to a man 50 years her senior is so very wrong on innumerable levels and is a step back in the otherwise forward progress of the Kingdom. Read more »
It is high time that we ceased to glorify individuals who disguise themselves as journalists and allow their emotions to seep through their reporting. Read more »
Baghdad, Friday, June 31, 2011, almost ten months in the future, and Israel has attacked Iran’s nuclear facilities. What might the consequences be? Read more »