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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.

Can Saif al-Islam Gaddafi regain power in Libya?

For years, unconfirmed reports have been circulated regarding Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s alleged arrest, death, escape, and discovery in a rebel camp, whereas other reports state that he had disappeared...

Tunisia: Downfall of the Brotherhood’s last bastion

It seems that the doors have been closed to the Muslim Brotherhood [MB]. Even its alternative capital, Istanbul, no longer welcomes Brotherhood fugitives. Following in the footsteps of Egypt and Sudan...

Labor strikes are just the tip of the chaos iceberg Iran is sailing toward

Since earlier this year, protests against the authorities in Iran have been expanding largely. However, they are not large enough to threaten the existence of the regime, despite their diversity,...

Ebrahim Raisi: Interior and foreign affairs

According to the Wall Street Journal, the new Iranian hardliner president is another message to the Biden Administration that Iran does not intend to improve, even if the comprehensive nuclear deal is...

International positions towards Iran-backed Houthis shifting

The FSO Safer is a rusting oil tanker abandoned seven kilometers off the Yemeni coast and containing enough oil to cause a major global environmental disaster. If the dilapidated vessel explodes or...

Specialized education is the pathway to development

There is near consensus that education poses both a problem and a solution in countries that hope to catch up with the developed world. The announcement by the Saudi Ministry of Education to develop...

The race of chaos vs reconciliation

The American-Iranian agreement on reviving the nuclear deal with mutual concessions has been a source of joy and happiness in Tehran despite the drawbacks. The joy wasn’t ruined, neither by the attack...

Did Israel ruin the negotiations for Iran?

Israel’s bold move of blowing up the Iranian power station, Natanz, was preceded by a series of connected events.Last Saturday, Iran defiantly announced that it had switched on the new centrifuges in...