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Asma al-Assad: Rise and fall of the new Syrian woman
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Dr. Halla Diyab
In 2001, Syrian first lady Asma al-Assad set out to undertake gender reform. Her predecessor Anisa Makhlouf never appeared in national ceremonies, nor accompanied her husband on his diplomatic visits....
The Kurdish way of fighting ISIS
Source : Al Arabiya TV  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Octavia Nasr
Images speak volumes. Terrorists of the so-called "Islamic State," or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, know that very well and employ it in their fear-instilling tactics. It is...
Kobani's women are on the front line of more than one battle
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Diana Mukkaled
Amid the worry accompanying the siege imposed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters on the Syrian–Kurdish city of Kobani, Arab criticism and discontent surfaced despite the...
A conflicting policy...
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Yenus S
The recent battle between the Islamic State (IS) militants and Kurds for the Syrian city of Kobani has put Turkey's foreign policy in the spotlight....
The medium is the message
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Tariq A. Al-Maeena
Marshall McLuhan, a brilliant yet controversial thinker is regarded by many as the father of mass media and communications. A charismatic individual, McLuhan's acute analysis of the changing face...
Women and IS terrorism
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Shamlan Al-Essa
Despite the atrocities committed by the Islamic State and its practice of all forms of violence and heinous terror against humanity in general and women in particular – as this...
Thank you, UAE
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Abdallah Buwair
I read a story in a local newspaper titled 'Humanitarian Leader Al-Sabah lights up UAE capital's sky', which covered an operetta held in Abu Dhabi recently to commemorate HH the...
The Turkish conundrum
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Mahir Ali
Turkey's decision, announced on Monday, to permit Kurdish fighters to percolate across its border with Syria to aid the defence of Kobani against the ISIS came as something of a...
How Iran will benefit from regional unrest
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Osama Al Sharif
Iran could emerge as a winner from the open-ended war on the self-ascribed Islamic State (IS), which has shifted attention from Tehran's attempt to expand its sphere of influence and...
Silence of intellectuals and emergence of IS
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-10-22
Author : Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi
The rapid rise of the so-called Islamic State has exposed clear fault-lines in the Arab world, not least the failure of Arab intellectuals to stand up and be counted in...
When the Terrorists Become 'Activists'
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-10-21
Author : Salman Aldossary
Saudi Arabia has issued a death sentence for a Saudi Shi’ite religious figure, Nimr Al-Nimr. The charges that have been proven against him are numerous and quite varied....
ISIS is real, not a nightmare
Source : Asharq Al-Awsat  
Date : 2014-10-21
Author : Abdulrahman al-Rashed
Prior to June 6, Iraq's former prime minister, Nuri Al-Maliki, treated warnings about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with disdain, claiming reports about the group were meant...
Efforts to conscript Turkey
Source : Arab Times  
Date : 2014-10-21
Author : Yousef Awadh
It is glaring that the international community has reached the dead end in its bid to persuade Turkey to join the international actions against DAESH. Through the statements made by...
Need for more self-employed entrepreneurs in the Sultanate
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-21
Author : Ali Ahmed al Riyami
While the number of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the Sultanate is on the increase, there are still not enough individuals with entrepreneurial spirit going into business for...
Capital markets and global oil price fallout
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-10-21
Author : Lo'ai Batainah
The change in investors' sentiment and decisions means a lot for analysts and observers; it means a shift in investors' appetite and unwillingness to face any possible financial or operational...
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