Asyah Elisabeth Meel, Abu Dhabi
This is a major milestone in the field of science and technology.
Adeela Akmal, Dubai
When will Qatar see the error of its ways?
I refer to your editorial
Doha continues to walk down the wrong path
(March 24): what an interesting read. Your editorial nicely unpacked the ongoing crisis in the White House regarding the many resignations from the Trump administration and the latest dramatic developments in the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia, which is stronger than ever. Against this backdrop, Qatar is hurtling down a negative path, a fact that understandably galls its neighbours in Bahrain, the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Doha's conduct is sad. When will Qatar see the light and work towards a compromise?
K Ragavan, Bangalore
Humans, not animals, are destroying the planet
I am writing in response to the letter by one of your readers expressing concern about the plight of animals in zoos (
Letters to the Editor
, March 24). Let us not forget that in this world humans are destroying the planet, not the animals. Animals have no choices. Humans do.
Antidepressants can be effective in the right circumstances
In reference to your article
Antidepressants: the great debate
(March 26), antidepressants can be effective if patients are truly suffering from clinical depression or post-traumatic stress disorder. But they do little good when administered for temporary depression from a divorce, a death or other life-altering event.
Beverly Newell, Ras Al Khaimah
They are blockers and won't work in the long run but are needed at times to make your life and head a little easier.
Najla Daair, Dubai
Antidepressants should be renamed. From people I know who’ve taken them, they are ineffective in the long term and simply act as blockers.
Anne McAdam, Abu Dhabi
Overpricing is to blame for the parks' troubles
Don Carpenter, UAE