Growth in Numbers of Tourists in UAE Does Not Mean Growth in the Hospitality Sector
04 June 2018
Reports about the increased number of tourists in the UAE, namely in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, are regularly published in local and regional media, citing that official figures show positive growth in tourism by 3.6 per...
Israelis and Palestinians, rise-up to demand peace!
01 June 2018
Both sides in this enduring conflict have been failed by leaders and Western intermediaries. Summits, conferences, accords and a roadmap going nowhere have been a waste of time and effort. Earlier attempts at finding...
Embrace Qatar or no Camp David summit, says Trump
06 March 2018
It appears that US President Donald Trump’s invitation to Gulf heads of state to his Camp David retreat to resolve differences between Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain with neighbouring Qatar is now...
Gulf allies lack media clout in the US
24 February 2018
I recently flew home from one of my regular visits to the most powerful nation on the planet, the United States, a country with some of the greatest people anywhere. I am always made welcome and afforded warm...
Our enemy’s friend is not ours
14 February 2018
Former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger spoke to truth when he said, “America has no permanent friends, only interests”.
No chink in the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the UAE
06 February 2018
The two countries forming the solid backbone of our region in turmoil are the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose leaders have consistently displayed great strength, wisdom as well as loyalty to...
This fiendish new Turkish-led alliance requires an assertive response
31 December 2017
Understanding the egomaniacal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s regional ambitions needs no mind reader. For years, he has sought to meddle in Arab affairs, at times pretending to be a friend and, at others,...
Higher salaries and lower prices top Egyptians’ wish lists
22 December 2017
The unseated Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammed Morsi left the Egyptian economy in shambles. Foreign reserves were depleted. Foreign investment dried up.
Trump’s dangerous policies imperil our world
10 December 2017
Through his own actions, United States President Donald Trump has diminished his status as Leader of the Free World and eliminated himself as an honest broker. America’s allies and adversaries are appalled by his...
Trump’s greatest betrayal has dire consequences
07 December 2017
Almost all America’s closest allies have cautioned US President Donald Trump against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital warning of potentially grave repercussions. France, the United Kingdom, the European Union...
A window for Middle East peace has opened. Let’s grab it!
21 November 2017
The human race has been gifted with an amazing capacity for problem-solving. With God’s will there is nothing we cannot achieve. Scientists have cured illnesses that used to be death sentences.
Minds distorted by neo-liberal values
11 October 2017
I am a great believer in personal freedom. I have never sought to impose my beliefs on anyone else and my philosophy has always been ‘Live and let live’. What people do in the privacy of their own homes is of no...
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Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Publications
This is the official website for UAE businessman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor. You will find candid articles written by the outspoken entrepreneur and philanthropist on topics that matter most to the region. Al Habtoor voices his hopes and concerns for key issues impacting the world – including realistic solutions for a peaceful co-existence in some of the most troubled regions. He also provides sound advice to world leaders to help make the world a better place.
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