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Amal Abdulaziz Al–Hazani
Amal Abdulaziz Al–Hazani

Amal Abdulaziz Al–Hazani is a professor at King Saudi University and a writer for al-Sharq al-Awsat. She tweets @Alhazzani_Amal.

An ancient monarchy under the rule of Al Saud

The Saudi state is currently undergoing reforms that are unprecedented in modern times, but the history upon which this state is built goes a long way back.Founded in 1902 by King Abdulaziz Al Saud...

The youth of the new Egypt

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi summed up the major economic, social, and political overhaul that Egypt has been witnessing in this brief sentence: “Egyptians will not be fooled by slogans; they now...

The highly valuable Saudi citizenship

When King Abdulaziz (may his soul rest in peace) founded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it was a young country made up of tribes living in a vast desert and united under the banner of a courageous man....

Yemen and the UN’s foresight

The Yemeni issue, in our view, is complicated, due to two main factors; first, despite the difference in power between the legitimate government supported by the military coalition led by Saudi Arabia...

Is Iraq’s rebirth imminent?

Iraqis are excited for the upcoming parliamentary election in October, the fifth since the US invasion in 2003 and the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime. Weeks ago, the government completed the election...

Will al-Qaeda return?

The rapid developments in Afghanistan have revived the phantom of al-Qaeda and spiked worries that Taliban’s firm control over most Afghani governorates will ultimately breathe new life into the...

Saudi food security and investment abroad

Saudi Arabia is a desert country. Its water resources are limited: either the waters of the Red Sea and the Arab Gulf or the groundwater replenished by similarly limited rainwater. The Ministry of...

Palestine caught between two fires

I honestly do not know how our Arab memory could bear these tragic images that Israel is broadcasting of children being killed in Gaza and rescued from under the rubble, when we are still heartbroken...