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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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Aramco: The Idea and the Deal

At the start of 2016, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman came up with a new idea; he told The Ec

Lebanon Not Sick With Fever but Ill With Cancer

Some like to portray the situation in Lebanon as there being a secret society that is governing the

Is It Even Possible to Change the Regime in Iraq?

The Middle East has indeed been shaken by revolutions of late, but no new regimes have risen to powe

Iran’s Theory on Events in Iraq, Lebanon

It is not difficult to realize to what extent the Iranian regime has become unpopular in Iraq and Le

Behind Lebanon’s Crisis Stands Iran

The Lebanese scene has always been part of the great regional field, and it has been used by the reg

Turkey's War in Syria

The so-called safe zone that Turkey has drawn within Syria’s borders has many objectives.

Fears Over Iraq

What is the common denominator between the current situation in Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen?

Will the Americans Quit Al-Udeid?

Amid escalating Iranian threats and attacks targeting Saudi oil facilities, shipping and a $110 mill

Blackmail Is Iranian Regime’s Modus Operandi

If you think that groups such as Daesh are the only ones who kidnap innocent people for money, well

Preparations in the Gulf

The Gulf is facing two unresolved battles: Preventing Iran from exporting most of its oil, and attac

Iran is an Evil State that Threatens Everyone

Talk during the past two decades about Iran’s plan to control the region and threaten the sovereignt

Imagine Lebanon without 'Hezbollah'

I think there is a group of people who still believe the lies Hezbollah and its leader spout to just

Imagine Lebanon Without Hezbollah

I think there is a group of people who still believe the lies Hezbollah and its leader spout to just

Iran Humiliated as its Tanker Bounces Around Mediterranean

Iran has been downright humiliated before the world as it cannot sell two million barrels of oil to

Houthi Attacks and Iranian Threats Poised to Escalate

On Saturday, 10 explosive drones targeted the Shaybah oil field and a refinery in eastern Saudi Arab

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