Respect can solve religious differences
05 December 2010
While I was celebrating the Eid ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ along with the world’s one billion Muslims last month, I received many good wishes from friends all over the world. But there was one that stood out from the...
Tatarstan, a Shangri-La on the Volga
12 November 2010
In today’s global village, travel doesn’t deliver as many surprises as it did 20 years ago. There is such a predictable sameness about so many capitals in terms of hotel chains, malls, eateries and social interaction...
With great wealth comes social responsibility
17 October 2010
The US has been heavily criticized for its foreign policy in recent years but credit where credit's due. America is the world's most compassionate nation on a governmental and individual level in terms of philanthropic...
Arabs must broker Israel-Palestine peace
05 October 2010
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been thrown to the wolves. No matter how sincere he may be in his efforts to bring a Palestinian state into being, all the cards are being held by Israel and its ally the United...
US must fix Iraq before quitting
30 September 2010
They came, they conquered, they destroyed and now the US have unfortunately, handed over Iraq, the Cradle of Civilization and the heart of the Arab world to people whose loyalty is more to Iran than their own country....
Blair does not deserve honours
16 September 2010
If good things happen to good people, as the saying goes, then it’s difficult to understand why Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair is being showered with well-paying top jobs, high position and awards. Of...
Enough free propaganda for the evil pastor
09 September 2010
A trouble-making nonentity from Gainesville Florida, calling himself a pastor - whose name is not worthy of mention - intends to ‘commemorate’ the 9/11 tragedy by burning 200 Holy Korans and is using the internet to...
Sharp tongues hack at economies
22 August 2010
While the global economy is struggling to emerge like the phoenix from the ashes of a near collapse , up pop ‘experts’ whose life’s mission is geared towards bashing progress on the head. It’s as though these...
My ‘meeting’ with President Lincoln
01 August 2010
Unfortunately, in today’s world, there is a scarcity of enlightened leadership. Politics has become known as a dirty business. Presidents and Prime Ministers put personal ambition or partisan interests over the good of...
War criminals evade international justice
31 July 2010
Why is a court tasked with dispensing justice to those alleged to have committed war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide wherever they are in the world, only pursuing non-Westerners? Since its inception in...
Public feuding harms Lebanon’s growth
21 July 2010
I never cease to be amazed at the ability of the Lebanese to bounce back swiftly from crises that would hamper the progress of most other countries for decades. Civil war, invasions, conflicts and political in-fighting...
Social welfare drains Britain's coffers
11 July 2010
I’m all for social welfare. It’s only right that a state looks after its poor, sick, elderly and disadvantaged, as well as those individuals who find themselves temporarily homeless after losing their jobs during a...
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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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