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Hassan Al Mustafa
Hassan Al Mustafa

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.

Criticism of political Shiism is not deconstruction of Shiism

Some have reservations about any critical analysis of political Shiism, thinking that questioning its rhetoric equates an attempt to deconstruct the respectable and authentic Islamic dogma of...

Saudi women’s journey at Aramco

Although Aramco was a more open and multicultural environment than other companies in Saudi Arabia when it was established, the path towards empowering women within the institution was not easy!Najat...

Saudi Arabia: A dynamic of change and modernization

In November 2019, I went for a quick family visit to my native eastern Saudi city of Qatif.The original two-week visit was extended to three months, perhaps the longest period I have stayed home in...

THE LINE: Human-centric and eco-friendly

Increasing the quality of life is one of the key objectives of Saudi Vision 2030, through several axes focusing on humans and their surrounding environment, to create a living space that is conducive...

Sistani and Bin Bayyah: The collaboration of the sane against extremism

I have previously touched upon the commonalities between the two religious authorities Sayyid Ali al-Sistani and Shaykh Bin Bayyah in an earlier article entitled “What if Sistani and Bin Bayyah joined...

What if Sistani and Bin Bayyah joined forces?

In 2005, I was in late Sayyed Hani Fahs' living room in his southern suburb of Beirut apartment, where I used to always visit him. I sat there, listening to his conversations, and engaging in...

The declawing of the Revolutionary Guard

A statement issued by the Presidency of State Security on September 28 said, “Saudi security authorities took down a terrorist cell whose operatives received military and field training by Iran's...

Happiness that gives a sense of fulfillment

“The sign that shows real progress in every creative work is the pleasure we derive from it, and then we realize that only work is what is pleasurable, and this alone is enough.”Here,...