Opinion

Tuesday 12/January/2016 14:58 PM

Every cloud has a silver lining

While the Sultanate is working to take precautions against lower revenue from oil as a result of the decline in oil prices in the international market, by...

Monday 11/January/2016 15:44 PM

How Facebook spread falsehoods and paranoia

Why does misinformation spread so quickly on the social media? Why doesn’t it get corrected? When the truth is so easy to find, why do people accept...

Monday 11/January/2016 15:21 PM

Germany's police force is too soft, really

The outbreak of sexual crime in Cologne on New Year's Eve is turning into the latest big problem for Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal stance on...

Monday 11/January/2016 15:02 PM

The catch-22 of nationalism and peace talks

On Christmas, hopes for high-level peace talks between India and Pakistan were higher than they’d been in years. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made...

Monday 11/January/2016 14:21 PM

Glimpse of world economy in 2016

The world economy, as a whole, is forecast to grow by 2.7 per cent in 2016, while it hasn’t managed an increase of more than 3 per cent since 2011. The...

Sunday 10/January/2016 14:46 PM

Economic security and national security

In a world that is increasingly witnessing conflicts and instabilities on regional and international levels, it has become almost a given that the economic...