Mohammed Al Shaikh
Mohammed Al Shaikh

Mohammed Al Shaikh is a Saudi writer with al-Jazirah newspaper. He tweets @alshaikhmhmd

Mohammed Al Shaikh
Mohammed Al Shaikh

Mohammed Al Shaikh is a Saudi writer with al-Jazirah newspaper. He tweets @alshaikhmhmd


Qatar and the illusion of power

Monday, 4 December 2017

Politics has nothing to do with fake bravery and catchy slogans fueled by alleged victories, and pretending to fight for a struggle. It is quite ...

Friedman’s special interview with Prince Mohammed

Monday, 27 November 2017

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s interview with famous American journalist Thomas Friedman was a special and exceptional interview that ...

Lebanon in the eye of the storm

Monday, 13 November 2017

Dealing with the snake’s head, which is the source of the poison, is better than preoccupying yourself and wasting your time trying to tackle ...

Iran is a paper tiger and not a regional power

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Iranians are such pathological liars that they delude themselves into believing their own falsehoods. They claim that they are a regional power, yet ...

Who is driving Qatar into suffocating, costly isolation?

Monday, 16 October 2017

A top Qatari investor in Doha Stock Exchange recently appeared on Al-Jazeera television channel to reassure Qatari and foreign investors that the ...

When will FIFA pull the 2022 World Cup from Qatar?

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup will almost certainly be withdrawn and given to another country, with Britain being the top candidate. This has ...

Why Qatar’s agents should face the law

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Those following Qatari crisis assert that it will prolong and may further escalate. It is like Doha is telling us: “You must either let us ...

Hamad and megalomania

Sunday, 3 September 2017

I think Hamad bin Khalifa, Qatar’s real ruler and the father of its current emir, suffers from megalomania. Megalomaniac people are extremely ...

Liberalism is the solution

Friday, 1 September 2017

Many ignorant people, including non-Muslims, think a liberal approach in life contradicts with the religion of Islam. However, liberalism does not ...

The problem is al-Qaeda not ISIS

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

I am convinced that ISIS will end with the defeat of the so-called caliphate.Maybe few members will remain scattered here and there but in the end ...

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