“We must not rely on oil alone as the main source of our national income. We have to diversify the sources of our revenue and construct economic projects that will ensure a free, stable and dignified life for the people.” Sheikh Zayed
DAVID WESTLEY: Dubai and Abu Dhabi may become less Arab in the way London is less English than it once was, but both would be much more UAE.
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[…] UAE commentators Sultan al Qassemi and Mishaal Al Gergawi both tweeted their surprise at The Peninsula’s Saturday report on Qatar’s media, and others expressed the hope that […]
MATT J. DUFFY: The ‘fourth-estate’ is crippled by lack of legal protection, and journalists unwilling to deal with the consequences of being critical argues the Peninsula – to almost universal agreement.