From Saudi fighter pilot to US envoy, Prince Khalid, strikes right note

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

“I used to wake up and check the weather, now I check the news”, says Prince Khalid bin ......

JASTA: Time to move on from unjustified lawsuits

Friday, 04 August 2017

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady is Senior Advisor with Partner Energy, and former Visiting Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia. He specializes on middle east energy policy, the Saudi Economy, OPEC, GCC regional geo -political risk assessment and has authored many books such as “The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges”, “GCC Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges”, “Economic, Political and Financial Country Risk: An analysis of the GCC countries” . In 2015 he completed several books on “OPEC in a shale oil world : where to next ?”; “The Rentier Theory Revisited”; and “The Political Economy of Social Capital” .

Dr Ramady has held senior level positions for more than 28 years in banking, finance and investment, as a Vice President with Citibank where he was posted in Europe and the Middle East and seconded to the Saudi American Bank as well as with First City Texas Bank, Qatar National Bank, and Qatar International Islamic Bank. Dr Ramady obtained his BA and PhD in Economics, at the University of Leicester, UK, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Economic Development, University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK .


Did a CIA medal to the Saudi crown prince close the JASTA file?

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

The CIA recently awarded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud the George ......

VIDEO: JASTA will harm American interests more, says Saudi FM

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) ......

Saudi Arabia lobbies US over 9/11 JASTA law

Monday, 19 December 2016

Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir told reporters on Sunday that he had been “trying to ......

US Senators McCain, Graham aim to fix JASTA

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Two US Republican Senators - Lindsey Graham and John McCain – proposed on Wednesday an ......

GCC Shoura members condemn targeting of Makkah; reject JASTA

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Speakers, presidents and chairmen of the GCC Shoura, representatives and national councils and ......

Why Trump presidency is radically different for the Middle East

Monday, 21 November 2016

Dr. John C. Hulsman is the President and Co-Founder of John C. Hulsman Enterprises (www.john-hulsman.com), a successful global political risk consulting firm. An eminent foreign policy expert, John is the senior columnist for City AM, the newspaper of the city of London. Hulsman is a Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The author of all or part of 11 books, Hulsman has given 1500 interviews, written over 510 articles, prepared over 1280 briefings, and delivered more than 470 speeches on foreign policy around the world.


Immunity for Saudi investments in US despite JASTA

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Saudi investments in the United States will “enjoy” sovereign immunity and will not be ......

JASTA is an insult to all Arabs

Friday, 21 October 2016

Dr. Waheed Abdul Majid is an Egyptian academic and scholar who edits the Siyassa magazine. He formally headed the Al-Ahram Center for Translation and publishing.


US court to consider post-9/11 abusive detentions

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The US Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider a lawsuit that accuses former senior government ......

JASTA could open a can of worms on 9/11

Sunday, 09 October 2016

Khalaf Ahmad al-Habtoor is a prominent UAE businessman and public figure. He is Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group - one of the most successful conglomerates in the Gulf. Al Habtoor is renowned for his knowledge and views on international political affairs; his philanthropic activity; his efforts to promote peace; and he has long acted as an unofficial ambassador for his country abroad. Writing extensively on both local and international politics, he publishes regular articles in the media and has released a number of books. Al-Habtoor began his career as an employee of a local UAE construction firm and in 1970 established his own company, Al Habtoor Engineering. The UAE Federation, which united the seven emirates under the one flag for the first time, was founded in 1971 and this inspired him to undertake a series of innovative construction projects – all of which proved highly successful.


Following JASTA, what do we want from the United States?

Saturday, 08 October 2016

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.


Beyond Saudi Arabia; JASTA can also haunt Pakistan

Friday, 07 October 2016

As concerns related to Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) remain in the Arab world, ......

Turkey, Europe in joint effort against JASTA: Minister

Friday, 07 October 2016

The Turkish government is working with Saudi Arabia to examine measures to face the Justice Against ......