The UAE and Bahrain are the most economically free nations in the Arab world, according to international think tank Fraser Institute’s annual report on Economic Freedom of the Arab World for 2013.
On a global scale, th
They enjoy scholarships, secure jobs and generous salaries at a time when so many young people around the world have dim prospects and are underemployed. So why are thousands of young Kuwaitis so dissatisfied?
The answer, for Abdu
US interests sometimes clash with its support for democracy in the Middle East, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton acknowledged on Monday, but she said democratic freedoms were the best guarantee of stability in the long run.
In a speech o
Media establishments' adherence to neutrality and objectivity in covering events is the best way to earn respect among their audience, Bahrain Information Affairs Authority (IAA) president Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa asserted.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will unveil a new US push for global Internet freedoms on Tuesday, citing Internet-fired protests in Egypt and Iran as examples of how new technologies can spark political transformation.
Millions of south Sudanese started voting on Sunday in a long-awaited independence referendum that is expected see their war-ravaged region emerge as a new nation.
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir cast the first vote in the region just a
Arab societies need nurturing institutions and supportive policies to experience a significant boost in knowledge production and creation, according to The Arab Knowledge Report 2009.
The report, launched today, maintains that political,
Bahrain is a beacon of economic freedom, built on policies geared for growth, says Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Its success is reflected in its ranking as one of the freest economies in the world, he said in an int
Kuwait and Dubai-based low fares airline Jazeera Airways has launched a new fare option to give passengers greater choice in their travel arrangements.
The Jazeera Freedom option provides passengers greater freedom to change their exi