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Ghassan Charbel

Ghassan Charbel

Ghassan Charbel is the editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper

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Where Failure Is More Dangerous Than Coronavirus

If we wanted to abide by the old dictionary of totalitarian regimes, the outbreak of the Coronavirus

Libya: The Clinic Is in Berlin, but the Doctor Is Russian

A country like Libya cannot be ignored, in view of its oil wealth and geographical location, especia

Iran And The Price For Maintaining Order

The assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and the Iranian response have raised many questions.

Soleimani and the End of the Red Lines

For the first time in decades, it is no exaggeration to say that the Middle East is standing on the

2020: Road to Renaissance and Road to the Abyss

In the final days of the year, the citizen has the right to evaluate himself.

Putin, Erdogan, Khamenei and the Revenge on History

History injects poison into the veins of countries that accuse it of punishing them… Countries, whic

An Arab Man’s Sufferings in the British Elections

He woke up early. It is an exceptional day of his life. He will vote in the British elections.

A Duel on a Sinking Ship

Foreign observers find it difficult to understand the developments of the Lebanese situation and its

'Saddam Asked Me: Have You Read About Welayat al-Faqih?'

One day, Iraqi State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hamid al-Jubouri was surprised by a question from

But These 'Bad Guys' Are Our Children

Adel Abdul Mahdi woke up early.

Soviet Wrinkles in the Face of the Iranian Regime

A scene from the Soviet past may help explain some aspects of the current situation in Iran despite

The Walls of Iraq and Lebanon and the Iranian Thread

Thirty years ago, Asharq Al-Awsat dispatched me to cover the news of the fall of the Berlin wall.

Beware of the Worried Arabs… Beware of the Worrying Arabs

The intelligence chief sits confused in his office.

So We Don’t Get Shocked With Another Baghdadi

It was Trump’s unparalleled day.

The Tenure, The Government, The Party And Messages of Deception

The Lebanese people surprised the corrupt political class, which went too far in policies of contemp


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