Tariq A. Al-Maeena
Tariq A. Al-Maeena

Tariq A. Al-Maeena is a Saudi writer. Twitter @talmaeena

Tariq A. Al-Maeena
Tariq A. Al-Maeena

Tariq A. Al-Maeena is a Saudi writer. Twitter @talmaeena


Palestinian suffering reminds us of Nazi excesses

Friday, 9 February 2018

It has been more than 50 years since the unlawful Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. These are Palestinian lands the Israelis control ...

Game of chess and storm in a teacup

Friday, 5 January 2018

Saudi Arabia recently organized the King Salman World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia hosted the world chess tournament ...

The public has spoken in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 16 November 2017

The recent arrests and the freezing of assets of princes, businessmen and public servants have been met with robust approval by the public. With its ...

Just grant them the nationality!

Thursday, 26 October 2017

An item in this paper the other day reflected upon some of the hardships and challenges facing expatriates born and raised in this country, but made ...

Saudi Airlines lives up to its pledge

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

At the World Airline Awards held at the Paris Air Show on June 20, Skytrax announced the world’s Top 100 Airlines in 2017, as voted by airline ...

Wake up and smell the coffee

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

There are many expatriates here who have lived for decades in Saudi Arabia and have successfully forged for themselves and their families a prosperous ...

Hajj 2017 is over, but a pilgrim’s journey is unending

Saturday, 9 September 2017

The Hajj for 2017 is over. The grueling and arduous journey for many in the late summer heat has finally drawn to a close. Along with it begins ...

Is the world waiting for a time when there are no more Palestinians left?

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Every day, Palestinian civilians are being murdered in cold blood by the ruthless and heavily armed Israeli forces operating in occupied Palestine. ...

What will we do when the expats leave?

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

What will happen when all the expats leave? Will we lose all our colorful diversity? Are we Saudis up to the task? Will we ever be? Very demanding ...

Hajj is not just a business

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

With Hajj less than a month away, many who have committed to perform this arduous requirement for Muslims are preparing for the task. Performance of ...

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