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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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A New Wave of Arab Revolutions

If we assume that what is happening simultaneously in Libya, Algeria and Sudan represents a series o

Haftar Can Unite Libya, End Chaos

It is not surprising that Libyans look forward to the end of the eight-year nightmare of fighting an

Bouteflika’s Ousting Reminiscent of Mubarak

Before his resignation in 2011, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he was not seeking to e

Arab League Summit Brings Hope to Algeria, Libya

After the Algerian delegation to the Arab League Summit in Tunis completed its mission and left, mos

Fighting Extremism Precedes Fighting Terrorism

Declarations of victory are everywhere and on the lips of everyone concerned with the war on terror

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

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