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.

France and the crisis of democracy

The fires, theft, vandalism and confrontation between the police and protestors for around two weeks in France are not surprising even though peaceful and legitimate means in the democratic system,...

George H. W. Bush and liberating Kuwait

Since certain occasions give us a chance to evaluate and learn lessons, the death of American President George H. W. Bush is worth being remembered. History is made by men, and Bush is one of its...

What Mohammed bin Salman’s presence at the G-20 means?

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires is a global political summit although it bears an economic name. This is where agreements and difficult political matters are concluded. One of the subjects in its...

America’s proxy in Syria

A report by Asharq al-Awsat mentions in full detail that the new American step in Syria against Iran’s militias and forces is to establish local militias to fight them. Expanding the...

Trump’s frankness and the Khashoggi crisis

An anonymous source at the CIA said that the Saudi crown prince is responsible and another source, also anonymous, at the State Department was quoted as saying that there were reports that implicate...

Expectations in the Khashoggi crisis

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is a complicated case from different angles. It’s a political crime that happened amid very strange circumstances from a country that’s not known for...

World faces continued crises as it observes World War I centenary

Around half a million Arabs fought in World War I which ended 100 years ago. Arabs fought with both camps. Arab soldiers fought and died from Sudan to the Levant and Morocco. Some were transported by...

The second chapter of Trump’s presidency

There are two years left, and they will be a long two years in the fast-paced world of US President Donald Trump’s administration. He is a man of many decisions; a fast mover who does not rest...