Abdulrahman al-Rashed
Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.

From pandemic to oil and wars

The coming months are no doubt critical in our lives and the lives of people around the world. The coronavirus remains humanity's enemy number one, the enemy of the hour, and the leading cause for the...

Life without the Brotherhood

A fatwa was recently issued by the highest religious body in Saudi Arabia calling on the public to be careful against the Muslim Brotherhood and to stay away from joining it, or showing sympathy to it...

Biden, the Gulf, and Iran

Countering Iran's antagonism has marked the policy of the Gulf states for nearly four decades, and remains the key factor for consideration when setting policies and forming alliances. The preemptive...

President Biden and us

Given Joe Biden’s age, experience, and extensive track record, we can realistically expect him to become the American president who is closest to us, rather than the contrary.His professional...

The battle that revealed the real extremist

The trading of insults between Macron and Erdogan is, of course, a political rather than a religious rivalry. As for the offensive drawings, they are merely the tip of the iceberg between the French...

The battle that revealed the radicals among us

The trading of insults between Macron and Erdogan is, of course, a political rather than a religious rivalry. As for the offensive drawings, they are merely the tip of the iceberg between the French...

After all other containment measures failed, raising awareness seems to be the answer

If the COVID-19 coronavirus had been visible to the naked eye, like flies, cockroaches, or scorpions, we might have been able to cope better with its danger, even if a vaccine was not possible. For...

On Saudi Arabia’s 90th National Day, hope and optimism for the future

The current Saudi Arabian state is 90 years old but its history dates back about three centuries. Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud’s rule ushered in a historic phase of transformation,...