Mr. Netanyahu: Iran is Not Just Your Enemy

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

There is one simple way to better understand the political dynamics of the Middle East: Don’t listen to what people say; watch what they do.

Speculating About Saudi Oil Policies

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Discussions and speculations about the Saudi energy sector never cease to stop. After a brief lull, the issues jump to fore for one reason or another.

MOH Needs A Major Reshuffle

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The Ministry of Health needs a major reshuffle. Minister Ahmed Al-Khatib would do well to read Ali Musa’s column published last week in Al-Watan daily. 

Jazan Economic City to Become a key Contributor to Saudi Economy

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Jazan Economic City will become a key contributor to Saudi Arabia’s economy as current infrastructure and projects development will provide a solid base for further investments in heavy and secondary industries, petrochemicals, mining and conversion industries, Khalid A. Al-Falih, president and CEO, Saudi Aramco said at the Jazan Economic Forum (JEF) today in Jazan City, southwest of Saudi Arabia. 

If You Can’t Beat Them...

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

At the end of almost each fight or argument, young kids usually start blaming one another for the issue. They end up saying, “You started it.” Interestingly, sometimes adults also behave in this childish manner. 

Cabo, Cabo, Cabo…¡Olé, Cabo!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Cabo, Cabo, Cabo…¡Olé, Cabo! “We loved Cabo!” “We had the most fabulous time in Cabo!” “We can’t wait to go back to Cabo!”

Saudi Arabia: The Great Adventure

BY Aramco ExPats / /

It's been more than sixty-four years since I first went to the 'field ' in 1950 for five years (also spent another year before that in the New York Office at 505 Park Avenue). 

NED69ers Reunion in Karachi

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

The most members of NED69ers are out of the country. When anyone comes to Karachi for a visit then it is about time for all NED69ers who are in Karachi to reunite and meet at any place in Karachi. 

Time-Tested Saudi-US Ties

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

In Saudi Arabia, we always jokingly say that American diplomats stationed in the Kingdom are so patriotic that they celebrate their country’s Independence Day four times each year — thrice in Saudi Arabia early during the year and once with everybody else in the United States on 4th of July. 

Forum To Be Catalyst for Investment Opportunities in Jazan Economic City

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Jazan City, in the south-western Province of Jazan in Saudi Arabia, will host the Jazan Economic Forum on February 25-26, 2015 to discuss the investment opportunities and development potential of the Jazan Economic City, a multi-billion dollar investment project aligned to the Kingdom’s national balanced economic development objectives.

Current Wars in ME Are Different

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Few weeks ago, while I was visiting Washington, D.C., I received an email from a friend notifying me about a panel discussion hosted by the Middle East Policy Council.

The Boys in The Boat - Truth Truly Is Stranger than Fiction

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Every once in a while, a story comes along that is undeniably true, yet so preposterous, so difficult to believe, so fantastical, no sane reader would accept it as plausible were an author to produce a work of fiction with the same story line.