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Opinion: A Spectrum of Colours

Opinion: A Spectrum of Colours

Ten years ago, Al-Arabiya began to broadcast a morning programme, and with time a number of news television channels adopted the idea behind “Sabah Al-Arabiya” or the Arabic language morning programme. It provides a contrast to the evenings and days of Arabs, and...
Opinion: A Citizen, Not a Journalist

Opinion: A Citizen, Not a Journalist

I have been travelling the world since I was twenty years old. My travels have taken me to Europe, Eastern Europe, America, the Gulf, Africa, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Russia, and other places that “I no longer remember” in the words of Ibn Al-Rumi. I was able to...
Opinion: The New Tsar

Opinion: The New Tsar

I am reading about the last days of Boris Yeltsin’s presidency and the early days of Vladimir Putin’s in Steven Lee Myers’ book “The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin”. I am looking for signs. Yeltsin kept his decision to resign a secret, even from his...
Opinion: Coats That Borrow

Opinion: Coats That Borrow

Despite the increase in the population of the world, it remains small because it unites friends, families, acquaintances and memories. However, scientists are always researching about the wondrous world that we live in without us realising. One scientist discovers the...