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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.

Interreligious relations, looking for a common ground

Interreligious relationships constitute the subject of an ongoing debate in conferences and seminars, especially when there isn’t any international common ground for easing hostilities among the...

Hajj and radical groups

For fundamentalist groups, sharia has only been a means to attain political goals. The primary goal is to thus employ sharia in order to achieve the state of their dreams.This practice has not been...

The social media phenomenon and bullying the authority

There is at least one smart device in every person’s hand. The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission states that there are 43 million mobile phone subscribers in Saudi...

The icon of Gulf art: His projects and battles

These days, people are recalling the achievements of the late Abdulhussain Abdulredha. Al Arabiya television channel broadcast a documentary entitled ‘This is Hasininoh’ in two parts. The...

‘The snake’s head’ and the Khobar bombing

The revolutionary Khomeinist movement succeeded in reviving many fundamentalist movements. After Khomeini's arrival in Tehran, Bin Laden described Khomeini as "great”, wishing to achieve a...

The road to Manhattan began from Tehran

Since the late 1990s, Osama bin Laden was deliberating with the board members of the organization about the “dream operation” he intended to execute, while whispering in the ears of his...

Iran to Bin Laden: Open the gates of hell

After the downfall of the Soviet Union, and the bloody Afghan civil war, Osama bin Laden headed to Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the drums of war were rumbling, as Saddam Hussein was preparing his army to...

Sururists and the rumor-mongers

Trending on the radical literature these days is a long book, written by one of the symbols of Sururism in Saudi Arabia and the region and entitled ‘Muslims and the Western Civilization.’...