Peace and cooperation, a new path for Israelis and Emiratis
16 August 2020
The announcement of a peace deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, brokered by US President Donald Trump, was a surprise to many but for me it is the natural progression of greater understanding between the...
Lebanon poised to open a new chapter
13 August 2020
Those of us who have a deep abiding love for Lebanon are devastated watching this amazing country blessed with so many of God’s gifts fall to its knees, especially because Lebanon’s descent into darkness is not due to...
Sheikh Mohammed propels the Emirates to new heights
15 July 2020
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, never ceases to amaze. He has taken the dreams and aspirations of his late father Sheikh...
The US media’s obsession with Donald Trump
11 July 2020
The once reputed American media networks, whose newsgathering, unbiased reporting and war coverage was formerly beyond reproach, have evolved into a platform for people who despise the current President of the United...
Hungary, Europe’s rising star
22 June 2020
While I do not minimise the hardships endured by many millions all over the planet or the economic devastation wrought by a virus that respects no borders, I am optimistic that once the plague is tamed most economies...
Open letter to President Donald Trump
11 May 2020
In this age of Covid-19 there is no nation that is not cruelly affected by the most virulent virus in over a century that is ruining lives and destroying economies.
Covid-19 requires truth not conspiracy theories
03 May 2020
It has been a shock to discover that more than half the world’s population has been placed under house arrest.
Positivity is the key to ending this crisis
29 April 2020
I am so fed up being bombarded with messages of doom and gloom from scientific experts and media pundits. Yes, we are in the midst of a pandemic that has severely impacted the lives of billions, but amplifying worst...
My message to Lebanon’s finest
11 November 2019
Lebanon has always been close to my heart and today I am proud to stand with the Lebanese protesting against the criminal political class which has bled the country’s coffers and stifled opportunities for generations.
The tragic disintegration of Lebanon
10 October 2019
I still retain wonderful memories of Lebanon as it once was. Dubbed ‘the Switzerland of the Middle East’ during the early 1970s, it was the most glamorous and exhilarating country in the region attracting visitors from...
Wanted! A new leader for the ‘Free World’
26 September 2019
I once had high hopes for US President Donald Trump. I appreciated his big personality, positive outlook and business acumen. He enticed the leaders of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt early in his...
Confidence in the UAE’s economic growth is unshakable
29 July 2019
Like most of my compatriots born in the days when clean water was a luxury it was hard work and optimism that fuelled my success and that of most of my childhood friends. In those days of hardship, we did not sit...
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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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