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Lessons to learn from Kurdish experiment with democracy
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Carne Ross
The Kurds believe that their form of inclusive, decentralised democracy can provide a model for the whole of Syria, and beyond....
Restraining abusive sponsors
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Mahmoud Ahmad
The recent announcement by the UAE Labor Minister Saqr Ghobash that the Gulf State is set to introduce labor reforms that will take effect on Jan. 1 is music to...
Middle East meltdown and global risk
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Nouriel Roubini
Among today's geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the...
Ending red tape in Health Ministry
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Talal Al-Harbi
There is an Arab proverb that says, "Never trust a carpenter whose house's door is cracking." This proverb applies to the Ministry of Health, which reportedly refuses to offer treatment...
Of scofflaw drivers and road safety
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Sabria S. Jawhar
The recklessness of some Saudi drivers never ceases to amaze me. Now I can add to my list of the scofflaws, drivers who are members of my own family....
Yemenis in Kingdom
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Abdulateef Al-Mulhim
Yemenis have always considered Saudi Arabia as their second home. Relations between the people of Saudi Arabia and Yemen have always been very strong. Yemenis have always lived in peace...
Avoiding clash between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-05
Author : Abdulrahman al-Rashed
This is the highest level of tension that the two neighbors, Saudi Arabia and Iran, have reached since the end of the Iraqi-Iranian war 27 years ago. For those acquainted...
Oman is a country with magnificent opportunity
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2015-10-04
Author : Ray Petersen
As an expatriate, I feel really privileged to live in the Sultanate of Oman. It is a country lacking only rivers, lakes and greenery, but of course it does have...
The 'kafala' system must go
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2015-10-04
Author : Khaled Al-Maeena
Over the past few years there have been growing criticism over the treatment of foreign workers in the Gulf States. Accusations were hurled by International Labour Organization (ILO) and human...
Hubris puts Iran in danger
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-04
Author : Amir Taheri
For the past few days, the question has been the spice of conversations in political circles in Tehran. One version, marketed by President Hassan Rouhani's entourage, is that last Monday...
Putin's crooked road to Damascus
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2015-10-04
Author : Andrei Kolesnikov
When Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 28, he knew he would grab the world’s attention and upstage US President Barack Obama with his...
Time gasoline subsidy is lifted in the Sultanate
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2015-10-02
Author : Ali Al Matani
A question which is most frequently asked now is will Oman lift subsidies on petroleum products such as gasoline and diesel in the light of falling oil prices in the...
Falling oil prices take toll on Gulf stock markets
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2015-10-02
Author : Haider Al Lawati
Everyone knows that the region has suffered significant losses in recent months due to falling oil prices. Private institutions and individuals have also incurred losses due to significant decline in...
Russia's Role in Syria
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2015-10-02
Author : Ali Ibrahim
It must be admitted that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has managed to put Moscow on the world's political map once again after almost three decades of marginalization by the...
Of government and 'seesaws'
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2015-10-02
Author : Ali Ahmad Al-Baghli
Most noble Kuwaitis and many others were shocked and baffled by the verdict on the 2007 emergency power generators case. Although the verdict is considered harsh, many believe it...
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