Making Haia More Effective

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

On Sept. 8, 2014 I wrote an article titled “Defining the role of Haia is a must” for Arab News.

The Never-Ending Arab Spring

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The term “spring” is used to describe a popular uprising against a political system. 

Diversifying Sources of Income

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Last Wednesday, I attended a program (debate and an interview) on the falling oil prices aired by one of the world’s leading television networks from their studio in Washington.

Taking Saudi-China Ties to a New Level

Taking Saudi-China Ties to a New Level

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

China is the world’s most populous country with a population of about 1.4 billion. It is the second largest country covering an area of about 10 million square kilometers.

Stop Insulting Expat Workers!

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

An article in a local Arabic daily focused on the increasing control which expatriate workers have over the Saudi retail sector.

Women Proving Their Mettle

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

In the last municipal election held in the Kingdom, it was speculated that women were not likely to win any seat across the country. Those skeptics had reasons to believe that.

Norway’s Unusual Gesture

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Selecting a birthday present for someone very close to you sometimes appears to be an uphill task. 

Saudi Women Have Spoken!

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The municipal elections that resulted in 21 Saudi women winning municipal council seats may seem trivial to some abroad, but it has a historic significance for the future of this country.

Joining Hands to Fight Terror

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Panic gripped Los Angeles Unified School District last week after a security threat that resulted in the evacuation of more than 700,000 students from 1,000 schools. 

The Big Question

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

The former Soviet Union (USSR) invaded Afghanistan at the end of 1979. 

Is Anyone Listening?

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

Usually after Friday prayers, people in different localities get together and share a cup of tea before dispersing to their homes.

Secularism: The Beauty of India

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The rains that poured across Tamil Nadu and especially in Chennai brought unprecedented hardship to the city. 

Setting New Standards

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Last week, Saudi Aramco took yet another giant step in its journey of innovation and services to the Saudi society.

2ºC — The Magic Number

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

During my childhood, while lying in bed I would stare at the millions of twinkling stars sprinkled all over the night sky.

Writing About KSA From Afar

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Thomas Friedman, in his latest article “Letter from Saudi Arabia” published in the New York Times, wrote, “Saudi Arabia is a country that is easier to write about from afar.”

Can You Imagine Saudi Hospitals Without Filipino Nurses?

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

A few months ago at a local hospital, I observed how some Saudi patients were behaving with the nurses, ordering them around and using language which can only be described as foul. 

A Giant Leap Toward WWIII?

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkey on Tuesday could not have come at a worse time in the most volatile regions of the world.

Arab Nationalists — A Naïve and Ignorant Lot

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Following the terrorist attacks in Paris and later in Mali, most of the western media outlets were flooded with programs featuring analysts trying to understand the phenomena. 

Don’t Take Terrorists’ Bait

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

It is true that it will take Europe particularly France, a little time to recover and pick up the pieces after the cowardly terrorist attacks that took place last week.