Thursday, October 1, 2020

Retired Saudi General Makes it His ‘Personal’ Goal to Achieve Saudi-Israeli Peace

Anwar Eshki, a retired major general in the Saudi armed forces, has made it his personal goal to strike peace between Saudi Arabia and Israel, the Wall...

Iran Nuclear Deal: Winners and Losers

We are still a long way before the “deal” on Iran’s nuclear program becomes reality, if ever. However, even if it doesn’t, the process has...

Jood Al-Harthi becomes a role model for scholarship students

JEDDAH: A Saudi scholarship student has made her country proud by graduating with an LLB from Swansea University’s College of Law. Hailing from Riyadh, Jood...

Iran and Saudi Arabia Proxies and paranoia

Saudi Arabia is pleased to see Iran shelve its nuclear ambitions in return for sanctions relief,officially. But behind that thin veil lurks alarm about...

Civil Society in Saudi Arabia: The Power and Challenges of Association

Saudi Arabia has considerable pent-up and frustrated social energy, both among young people and their parents’ generation. Civil society can be an asset for...

Saudi voters to begin registration in municipal elections

On Sunday in Makkah the registration of voters for the third municipal elections will begin, according to Mayor Osama Albar, who is the chairman...

How important is Egypt’s ‘New Suez Canal’ to the world?

Flamboyant Preparations for the inauguration of the new Suez Canal are scheduled with a variety of nationwide festivities for a project marketed by the...

Saudi Arabia: 93 people with Isis links arrested in recent months

Authorities say they have foiled Islamic State plans to carry out terrorist attacks including a strike on the US embassy in the capital Riyadh,...

Saudi Arabia reports foiling planned Islamic State attacks

Interior ministry announces it has arrested more than 400 people and thwarted suicide bomb attack on mosque in east of country as bomb kills...

Yemen: Why is Riyadh flexing its muscles?

Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen is now well into its fourth month but the endgame remains unclear. Perhaps that is because Yemen itself...

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