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Farewell to the Emir of Kuwait, an Arab patriot and peacemaker
A distinguished leader, who won the respect of the international community and the love of his people, has been summoned to heaven at the great age of 91.
Tackling poverty should be a burning issue
It is a great shame that advocates for almost 1.3 billion of the world’s population suffering from extreme poverty often meet with deaf ears. There is much ado about terrorism, and rightly so, but...
The West’s errors of judgment exact a terrible price
Without doubt the greatest error committed by the US and its European partners is their neglect of Syria. When President Barack Obama erased his own red line and subsequently turned his back on the...
Confirmed! Iraq was a war of aggression
“A broken” and “haunted” man was the Telegraph’s description of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair following the release of the Iraq War report.
Lebanon exposed as an Iranian satellite
How much longer will we fool ourselves that Lebanon’s loyalties rest with the Arab World? During a recent Arab League emergency meeting of foreign ministers, called by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to...
Trump has ripped off his mask
I was wrong and I do not mind admitting it. My support for the front-running Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was a mistake. Initially, I admired his outspokenness and his record of...
Why has our planet become savage?
These days I find myself in a permanent state of shock, horror and confusion. We live in a world where human life is devalued, where barbarism, racism and bigotry are the new norm. Watching the news...
Call for Action
I would like to start by thanking the National Council on US-Arab Relations, led by Dr John Duke Anthony – Founding President and CEO, for inviting me to speak at the ‘24th Annual Arab-US...
Their pain is our shame
What does it say about our part of the world that our Syrian brothers and sisters feel the need to flee to a place where they are not wanted? To a place where they are being humiliated and insulted!...
Saudi’s generosity to Lebanon repaid with insults
Now I really do despair of Lebanon’s golden era ever returning; at least not during my lifetime. In the early 1970s, my frequent visits to a place where people were friendly and always welcoming...
Erdogan pours oil on troubled Nile waters
The army’s overthrow of the failed former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, in order to rescue Egypt from the spectre of civil war, has stripped the Turkish Prime Minister of his moderate mask. In...
Arabs must tackle Iranian threats head on
Few would dispute that the Islamic Republic of Iran is actively engaged in expanding its military capabilities, developing its nuclear potential, arming and funding Shiite minorities and...
Why holding an Arab League summit in Baghdad is a bad idea
The word “Baghdad” was once a symbol of Arab culture and nationalism. Iraq was the beating heart of our Arab world since the 7th century rule of the Umayyad Caliphate. The capital Baghdad was built...
The Lebanese should back their besieged Syrian brothers
Attempts by the Syrian opposition to unseat President Bashar Al-Assad and his cronies have divided Lebanon. Those who support the March 14th coalition broadly sympathize with anti-regime...
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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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