Added on 05/11/2012
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DAVID ROBERTS: Qatar’s plan to invest a large sum of money into one of Paris’s poorest areas has led to attacks from left and right. So what’s happening?
Added on 09/01/2012
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STEVE ROYSTON looks at the arts, society, education, politics, business, technology and the environment as we move into 2012, the Year of Fear’.
Added on 09/01/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Africa , ARAMCO , Asia , automobile manufacturing , Automobiles , Bloomberg , car parts , China , Food and Drink , Hyundai , irrigation systems , Isuzu Motors Ltd. , King Saud University , Kings College , Korea , minerals processing , North Africa , Oil , Oil and gas , oil exports , Oil revenues , plastics , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia , Saudi government , Saudis , School of Oriental and African Studies , Solar energy
ROB L. WAGNER: Saudi Arabia has been looking for more than 40 years for an export product that will minimize its dependency on oil. Have they found it?
Added on 19/04/2011
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STEVE ROYSTON: One year ago I wrote the 10 good reasons to work in the Middle East. I would not change one of them. I have, however, added 10 reasons you may not want to.
Added on 10/04/2011
Mishaal Al Gergawi
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MISHAAL AL GERGAWI: We seem to be in a constant state of ‘re-assessment’ or ‘re-evaluation’ of education in the region. Bottom line: We’re still not delivering.
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STEVE ROYSTON: This post is more than a five-minute read. I apologise, but I don’t apologise: Sometimes you need more than a few hundred words.
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James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: Qatar will become the face of an Arab world that projects itself as rich, bold and futuristic – a dramatic contrast with current perceptions of conflict and conservatism.
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STEVE ROYSTON: King Abdullah, upon his return to Saudi Arabia after successful surgery in the United States, broadcasts to the nation. This is what he could say…