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Saudi economic potential lures investors
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Saudi economic potential lures investors

Thursday, 22 June 2017 3:12 PM

Comment: Aruba Khalid, senior analyst at The Delma Institute, says Saudi Arabia's reforms have helped its potential inclusion on the MSCI Emerging Market Index

UAE politics can be understood only through education
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UAE politics can be understood only through education

Thursday, 15 June 2017 8:32 AM

Opinion - “It is part of our efforts to create a generation of politically savvy young Emiratis”.

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How oil is staining Saudi Arabia's relationships
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How oil is staining Saudi Arabia's relationships

Thursday, 8 June 2017 9:33 AM

The kingdom’s determination to raise the price of its most lucrative asset is forcing it to re-evaluate friendships.

Al Habtoor: Qatar, the architect of its own isolation
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Al Habtoor: Qatar, the architect of its own isolation

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 5:36 PM

Dubai businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor reflects on 'one of the saddest days since the Gulf Cooperation Council was formed'

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Saudi women are taking their rightful place as bringers of change to KSA
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Saudi women are taking their rightful place as bringers of change to KSA

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 10:36 AM

Comment: The dialogue is moving beyond “how do we get more women into the workforce”, and is becoming about how we resolve the challenges that lie ahead

KSA is elected to the UN Women’s Rights Commission. Yes, you read that correctly
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KSA is elected to the UN Women’s Rights Commission. Yes, you read that correctly

Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:37 PM

Instead of criticising the move, perhaps it is the responsibility of the global community to see what the Kingdom can do.

Active legislation in Saudi Arabia and its effect on investment
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Active legislation in Saudi Arabia and its effect on investment

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 6:23 PM

Comment: This marks the first time that class-action lawsuit regulations have been introduced to KSA’s legal community

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"I would lay my life down for any of these great men, these brave soldiers"

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:26 AM

Comment: An Emirati man older than 30 fights the barriers to volunteer for military service in the UAE

The world's media assemble in Riyadh, but Trump is kept at bay
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The world's media assemble in Riyadh, but Trump is kept at bay

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 4:38 PM

Comment: Almost 500 journalists were invited to KSA for a chaotic schedule of belated ‘live’ streams, closed-off meetings and a muted US President

KSA is elected to the UN Women's Right Commission. Yes, you read correctly
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KSA is elected to the UN Women's Right Commission. Yes, you read correctly

Monday, 15 May 2017 12:24 PM

Comment: Instead of criticising the move, perhaps it is the responsibility of the global community to see what the Kingdom can do

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Saudi Arabia is trying to reshape its role in the Arab World
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Saudi Arabia is trying to reshape its role in the Arab World

Monday, 15 May 2017 8:20 AM

As the largest economy in the centre of a troubled region, the kingdom has a huge role to play in creating a better world

Tribal system may be standing in the way of UAE's progress
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Tribal system may be standing in the way of UAE's progress

Sunday, 14 May 2017 8:46 AM

Comment: Without proper regulatory oversight, incapable recruits will continue to place companies at risk

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A shared manifesto for a unified destiny
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A shared manifesto for a unified destiny

Sunday, 7 May 2017 10:53 AM

Comment: This year’s Arab Youth Survey finds that almost all young Arabs believe their governments should do more for them

A tale of two Middle Easts
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A tale of two Middle Easts

Sunday, 7 May 2017 10:51 AM

Comment: It is in the interests of policymakers to ensure that a degree of prosperity reaches the entire MENA

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Better governance is a fitting response to extremism
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Better governance is a fitting response to extremism

Sunday, 7 May 2017 10:49 AM

Comment: Arab Youth Survey finds that to defeat terrorism, the US has to do much more than use force


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