Mashari Althaydi

Mashari Althaydi

Saudi journalist Mashari Althaydi presents Al Arabiya News Channel’s “views on the news” daily show “Maraya.” He has previously held the position of a managing senior editor for Saudi Arabia & Gulf region at pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Althaydi has published several papers on political Islam and social history of Saudi Arabia. He appears as a guest on several radio and television programs to discuss the ideologies of extremist groups and terrorists. He tweets under @MAlthaydy

ISIS leader Abdullah Qardash killed

Near midnight in the Syrian town of Atmeh, near the border with Turkey, the life and adventure of ISIS leader Abdullah Qardash came to an end. The Iraqi Turkman, whose real name was Amir Muhammad......

Lebanon and hot air

Kuwait’s diplomacy is famed for its attempts to bridge the gaps and bring Arab states closer. This was especially true under the late Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah.Today, Kuwait continues his......

The Syrian snowstorm child and desensitized humanity

The recent images showing a Syrian child inside a refugee camp while she was shivering from the icy cold weather and severe frost stirred people’s feelings across the globe as the photos and video......

ISIS rebirth

The latest developments in the Ghwayran prison and the eponymous residential neighborhood in Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakeh are alarming. Fierce battles have been raging between the Syrian......

The joint battle of UAE and Saudi Arabia in Yemen

The recent targeting of the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi, with drone planes that killed 3 civilians and wounded others represents a dangerous Iranian-Houthi escalation that must be reckoned with.This is......

The gentrification of al-Jawlani… and others

There is a stereotypical image of the religious political extremist: shaggy beard, disheveled clothes, booming voice and piercing eyes. He might have a few extra accessories depending on the group he......

President Sisi: “Never forget 2011”

Some of us would like to forget the last ten years; I’m referring specifically to the era of the Muslim Brotherhood's rampage in cahoots with leftists and political opportunists.These years of......

The enemy in Yemen is Hezbollah and its big brother

During a press conference yesterday Sunday, Brigadier General Turki al-Maliki, the official spokesman of the Arab Coalition for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen, revealed with irrevocable evidence......