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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.

Balance and deterrence with Iran

In May 1990, I was one of the journalists who covered the Arab Summit conference in Baghdad. I remember what then-President Saddam Hussein said during that summit, holding his pen between his fingers...

War with Iran: no longer a far-fetched prospect

One day, Iran may finally realize that it is high time it becomes a peaceful state that strives to achieve progress and serve its people. It may finally come to the conviction that it must forsake its...

Several accomplishments on the Yemeni front

There has been an escalation in the war in Yemen, especially at the fronts of Marib, Shabwa, and the Sanaa International Airport. In the same vein, new targets are emerging in Al Hudaydah as the...

Gulf states anticipate the nuclear deal

Even at the peak of the internal conflict between Gulf states, none of the six Member States withdrew from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) they had collectively founded in 1981. Ambassadors kept...

The end of disputes since the Al-Ula Declaration

Some 335 days ago, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman invited the five other GCC states to a meeting in the city of Al-Ula, in which he proposed his collective reconciliation project. The summit...

Between Riyadh and Beirut

Lebanon has always been an arena of confrontations; used by the Nasserites for a time against the opposite Arab axis. After that, Lebanon came under the control of Palestinian militants who were...

Dangerous wagers in Sudan

“Al-Burhan has written his end with his own two hands… The power of the masses will uproot al-Burhan and his Council and leave them trampled and destroyed.”This statement is attributed to the Sudanese...

The dispute over Yemen

With gusto, US representatives voted on nearly 300 resolutions and amendments, including an amendment to block military, logistic, and arms assistance to Saudi Arabia under the pretext of the war in...