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Friday, September 22, 2017
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POLITICS
Qatar, the architect of its own isolation
Issue 136
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
This is one of the saddest days since the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was formed. I never imagined that a brotherly country, a neighbour with which we...Read more
Britain must fight fire with fire
Issue 136
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
When news of the terrorist attack in Manchester first broke, I experienced feelings of sorrow. England, where I have a country home, has always held a...Read more
Iran’s declaration of war must not go unanswered
Issue 136
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
The pretence has ended. The gloves are off. Iran’s Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Hossein Dehgan, has openly threatened to destroy the Kingdom of...Read more
Egypt’s future rests on its people’s shoulders
Issue 136
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
Unlike several of its neighbours, the Arab World’s most populous nation has thankfully succeeded in regaining its political, security and social...Read more
Why you should not invest in Iran!
Issue 135
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is on a drive to attract foreign investment, which he believes is essential for economic health and job creation in a...Read more
White House vs the Media: No winners!
Issue 135
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
The growing hostility between US President Donald J. Trump and the left-leaning/centrist mainstream media is an unseemly squabble amounting to an attack...Read more
UAE economy set to be a regional outperformer
Issue 134
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
At a time of global geopolitical uncertainty fuelled by Brexit’s potential domino effect on the European Union’s cohesiveness, the feebleness of Italian...Read more
A warm welcome for the Saudi monarch
Issue 134
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
The surprise visit of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz to the Emirates on the occasion of our 45th National Day is a...Read more
Gulf States are the Arab nation’s backbone
Issue 134
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
In truth, I cannot help thinking there is an architect with a plan to weaken Egypt and create distance between Egyptians and the peoples of the Arabian...Read more
Russia and its dubious friends deserve to be frozen out
Issue 134
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
Russia is on a roll. Vladimir Putin has displayed anguish over the break up of the Soviet Union and now he is intent on getting as many states as he can...Read more
Tears alone cannot wash away Syria’s wounds
Issue 134
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
This is my message to world powers and all Arab states. How much more must the Syrian people suffer before you choose to take action? How much longer will...Read more
Obama’s perfidious parting gift to Iran
Issue 134
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
President Barack Obama’s emotional farewell speech before a crowd of thousands was another fine example of the type of inspirational oratory that saw him...Read more