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Fahad Suleiman Shoqiran
Fahad Suleiman Shoqiran

Fahad Shoqiran is a Saudi writer and researcher who also founded the Riyadh philosophers group. His writings have appeared in pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, Alarabiya.net, among others. He also blogs on philosophies, cultures and arts. He tweets @shoqiran.

The aspirations of the axis of evil

After the dust has settled on one of the most unusual presidential races in US history, immediate responses from the Arab world seem to be short-sighted. Arabs are credulously rejoicing this victory...

Saudi-Palestinian historical milestones recounted by Prince Bandar bin Sultan

One of the qualities that best describes highly esteemed figures is their ability to choose the right time to say what needs to be said. Such seasoned leaders have the wisdom to express their views in...

What does teaching philosophy in Saudi Arabia mean?

The developmental shift Saudi Arabia is witnessing is not only limited to economic growth or common traditional plans but it also includes other fields such as culture and education. News that...

France’s secularism and the historic amendment

The proposed amendments to the French Secularism law of 1905 have raised a lot of debate between the intellectual elite and Islamic institutions in the country. A group of intellectuals perceive the...

Saudi principles in the royal statement

The speech of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz at the Shura Council drew the features of internal and foreign policy. The speech, which was delivered at the...

Reflections on religious moderation in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has unveiled its new developmental phase via several paths that run in parallel with the government’s war on extremism and spreading of a culture of moderation and coexistence among...

What American academic Vali Nasr failed to realize

To this day, studies on Al-Maududi, his ideas and impact on the Islamic phenomenon and his role in bolstering fundamentalist violence are a subject of debate. His theories are problematic in terms of...

Parcel bombs: Reminiscent of the Unabomber

The parcel bomb war has invaded the US these days. This is a cruel type of violence that was prevalent in the 1980s. Anyone who watched ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’ series, produced by Discovery...