Good Old Days of Aviation

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

In the past, the Pan American Airways building stood tall in New York. It was considered a landmark. The structure is still there but the big letters on top of the building have disappeared, perhaps forever.

Dividing Saudi Society is Impossible

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The outside world knows Prince Mohammad bin Naif as the crown prince, deputy premier and the interior minister of Saudi Arabia.

Time To Stop Blaming Others

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Today, there are more than 50 countries that make up the entire Muslim world. Followers of Islam are not confined to any particular geographical entity.

Qatif is the Pride of Saudi Arabia

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Three days ago, a suicide attack was carried out during the Friday prayer at a mosque in the village of Al-Qadeeh in eastern Saudi Arabia. 

The Sectarian Divide Threatens National Unity

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The murder of 21 innocent worshippers and the injuring of 102 others in a mosque on Friday at Al-Qudaih in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia is an act of revulsion and should be condemned by all.

America’s Need for Speed

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

On July 1, 1828 a song was written about the first American passenger train. As time passed, American songwriters and composers wrote countless emotional songs about trains and train rides. 

Four Decades of Credibility

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Due to immense technological advancements, the field of journalism has taken on a completely different avatar, as compared to the year 1975 — the very year when the first English-language daily, Arab News, was launched.

Arab Media Forum: The Oscars of Arab Media

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

From a simple beginning a decade and a half ago to a much prized event, the Arab Media Forum can be aptly described as the Oscars of Arab media. 

A Case of Missed Opportunities

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a short video of the late Iranian King Mohammad Reza Shah Pehlavi during his visit to Saudi Arabia around 40 years ago.

A Saudi Bronx Tale

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

On Sept. 14, 1993 I was glued to a movie screen watching a movie titled, A Bronx Tale. The movie was about a young boy’s life in the Bronx during the 1960s.

King Salman’s 100 Days that Shaped History

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques King Salman is known to be the top historian not only in Saudi Arabia, but also in the Arab world. 

Fast-Tracking Reforms

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Saudi Arabia is a huge country with a population of about 30 million. One-third of the population consists of expatriates coming from different parts of the world and bringing with them different ways of lifestyles.

The Smooth Transfer of Power

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

During the early hours of the Wednesday morning, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ordered a major Cabinet revamp.

The Lessons of Baltimore

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

How do you assess the depth and seriousness of a problem in any American city? It is when a major league baseball match is canceled, postponed or played with no spectators.

Exploiting Local Health Sector’s Full Potential

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

About a month ago, I was at King Fahd International Airport to bid farewell to my sister who was being transferred from Saudi Aramco hospital to one of the best hospitals in the world, John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Simplistic Media Analyses Can Harm Gulf-Pakistan Relations

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday denied that Pakistan has been given a wish list by Saudi Arabia but reiterated that the Pakistani army is committed to act upon any aggression against the Kingdom.

The European Dilemma

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Ask any African why is he in Europe. His reply would be: The Africans are in Europe because the Europeans were in Africa. 

Need for Saudi War Correspondents

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Since the beginning of the Saudi Arabia-led Operation Decisive Storm, the Kingdom’s newspapers have been naturally flooded with analysis and reports on the situation in Yemen and the same is the case with the social media.