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ALEXANDER MCNABB: And the answer is – when he washes your car! Dubai developers are becoming ever stricter in maximising revenue opportunities
In these days of political unrest and constant change in the Arab world, there are many instances of violence and a pervading lack of trust among people. More than ever, people wonder what mechanisms need to be in place to heal and repair relationships between people and public institutions. The two of us, Dr Ilham […]
STEVE ROYSTON: I was inspired to blog by Carol Fleming. She wrote with great feeling and affection about the country she loved, Saudi Arabia
KIRAN ANSARI, CGNEWS: It was a difficult choice – whether to identify myself visibly as a Muslim at a public community event
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: My first ever trip to another GCC country has been a real eye-opener, particularly when it comes to the place of women in society
MONDOWEISS: Palestine has a new hero – Raed Zidan – who’s become the first Paletinian man to scale the world’s tallest mountain.
MICH CAFE: An unlikely source of the world’s favourite garment fabric is to be found in the leafy streets of Dubai’s exclusive residential district
EMAN AL NAFJAN: Saudis are generally at ease with international campaigns such as Breast Cancer Awareness. Why the furore over the White Ribbon campaign?
JOCEYLINE CESARI, CGNEWS: Muslim communities across the globe need to take inspiration from the African-American community on how to integrate within indigenous societies
NAZISH YARKHAN, CGNEWS: ‘Do people call you a terrorist?, ‘How Do you Feel about the Boston bombing?’ These difficult conversations are important.
ANNE-RUTH WERTHEIM, INFORMED COMMENT: It’s very important to identify and call out racism but it’s equally important to understand what forces underpin it.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Not one of the UAE’s tourist hotspots Umm Al Quwain has some unique pleasures and holds fond memories for us.
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: I’m really busy with academic commitments but there are some things in Dhofar that need to be written about
There’s been a lot of coming and going in the Gulf region of late. In Saudi Arabia, which is making strenuous efforts to slim down its expatriate population, and Bahrain, where foreigners are reconsidering their status in light of the country’s continuing instability, the going has been more frequent than the coming.
STEVE ROYSTON: There’s been a lot of coming and going in the Gulf. In some countries going has been more frequent than coming.
DANIEL M. VARISCO: He’s a danger to Saudi society. Women in the Kingdom must be protected from his dazzling good looks. All hail Handsome Omar!