Gulf Today prides itself on being a platform for local writers who through their voices have shed light on great many issues affecting the region. It is of utmost importance that local opinions be heard and Gulf Today has been at the centre of many crucial debates.
Amid the cacophony of a divisive election campaign, India on Saturday somberly marked the 100th anniversary of the most abominable crime of the British colonial regime, recorded in history as the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) journalism, as I previously explained, concentrates on “a new media era combined with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) techniques to create new media tools, coin more influential media content, maintain the diversity of the audience and meet all of their ambitions, and make channels to exchange views and reactions interactively over 24-hours daily. With Artificial Intelligence journalism, the world will turn from a Small Village on a micro-screen.”
The debate on Kashmir has produced a crop of ‘experts’ whose analysis is in many cases tinted by their political alignment. In the run-up to the 2019 general election, the issue of handling of Kashmir by the Centre and the connected question of India’s Pakistan policy figure prominently in the opposition’s attack on the government.
Syrians preoccupied with daily financial pressures have nevertheless been infuriated by Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over Syria’s Golan Heights. A senior government official told Gulf Today that US policy is “to protect Israel” although Israel, which has built the most powerful military in the region, needs no protection.
When I found out that Kirstjen Nielsen was resigning as Homeland Security secretary, I posted this on Facebook:
Theresa May defended the decision to leave without a deal. She said it was the only way to implement the 2016 referendum.
The week when the polling began wasn’t a good one for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). For one, the party ran afoul of the Election Commission on Narendra Modi’s biopic and a TV channel named after the Prime Minister.
How precious is your personal smartphone? I liken it to your lip balm or your lipstick or your comb. Aside from your family you wouldn’t share any of those items with a complete stranger, would you? No you wouldn’t.