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.

Farces Chinas donation to Syria and Arabis troops

The Chinese have finally felt remorse over the horrific massacres committed against children and the displacement of millions of starving people and they extended help by presenting a cheque of...

Syrians need blankets not rockets

Those who have no mercy see no mercy. The situation in Syria is horrific. Hurricanes, snow, and rain did not take us by surprise in the past few days, for this is their season. When winter started, we...

Women rights from lingerie stores to the Saudi Shura Council

What is it with the tremendous media excitement that followed the announcement of Saudi women being allowed to become members of the Shura Council?If we stand outside of the box, it’ll appear a...

A ruling Trinity in Egypt

Neither Muslim imams nor members of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafi movements would be able to protect the Egyptian presidency from the wrath of the people when they pay more pounds for one dollar....

Uprooting Iraqs Maliki mission impossible

When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was asked about demonstrations against him in Baghdad last year, he replied that it was Iraq that started the Arab Spring. This reminds us of Bashar...

Fake revolutionaries attack Syrias opposition SNC chief

The Assad regime in Syria has survived for 40 years dominating the country and the regional politics in two ways: a subjugation strategy carried out by secret security services which kill without...

Will Abu Mazen hand the key to Israel

This is how Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen, threatened the Israelis. He said he plans to hand them the key to the West Bank following Israeli parliamentary elections as long...

Damascus without Basharand Cairos fears

What if the New Year elapses and we are disappointed with Bashar al-Assad holding to power as president?Here we have nowhere to escape but apologize, quit writing, or pay the price of false reading....