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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is the former general manager of Al-Arabiya television. He is also the former editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat, and the leading Arabic weekly magazine Al-Majalla. He is also a senior columnist in the daily newspapers Al-Madina and Al-Bilad.

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The New Zealand Massacre and the Breakdown of Society

All that the civilized world needs today is a little enticement through stirring up conflicts, reviv

Iran Wants to Turn Iraq Into Another Lebanon

The visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Baghdad this week — his first since he took office

Why Is Saudi Arabia Under Attack on Women’s Issues?

If people in Saudi Arabia were asked to give their opinion of the best government service, the Abshe

40 Years of Khomeinism

Who could believe that, 40 years after Iran’s revolution, chaos is still unremitting and its dangers

Pompeo Takes US Anti-Iran Message to Gulf Arab States

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Middle East tour brings to mind the sport of hurdling, as he tri

The Return of the Americans to Syria

US President Donald Trump’s climb-down on troop withdrawal from Syria is a natural consequence of th

Erdogan’s Rapprochement With Assad

The notable race over Damascus between leaderships, such as the Sudanese and Turkish, goes in tandem

France and the Crisis of Democracy

The fires, looting, vandalism and confrontation between the police and protesters for around two wee

Is it Time to End the GCC?

I traveled to Bahrain, Kuwait and Dubai in two months without using my passport.

George H. W. Bush and Liberating Kuwait

Since certain occasions give us a chance to evaluate and learn lessons, the death of American Presid

What Mohammed bin Salman’s Presence at the G-20 Means?

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires is a global political summit although it bears an economic name.

America’s Proxy in Syria

A report by Asharq al-Awsat mentions in full detail that the new American step in Syria against Iran

Trump’s Frankness and the Khashoggi Crisis

An anonymous source at the CIA said that the Saudi Crown Prince is responsible and another source, a

Iraqi President in Riyadh

The aspirations of Iraq and Saudi Arabia for bilateral relations fluctuate wildly from a high of hop

Expectations on the Khashoggi Case

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is a complicated case from different angles.


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