AHMED AL OMRAN: New regulations that are coming into force in Saudi Arabia mean increased oversight of their work
RANIA AL MALKY: A revolution in attitudes towards the religious other is what’s needed. The current focus will only take us to the hell of sectarian violence.
M. LYNX-QUALEY: The Arab Writers Union has listed the Top 100 Arabic novels. Puzzling, annoying, lists such as this are nevertheless fun.
STEVE ROYSTON: I can’t believe that anybody in Bahrain, except possibly those who would like to see the country purged by fire, wants the economy to suffer.
SRI MURNIATI: Recent events in Tunisia will bring back memories for many Indonesians. Our transformation to a vibrant democracy should be a source of inspiration in the Middle East.