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Mohammed Al Shaikh
Mohammed Al Shaikh

Mohammed Al Shaikh is a Saudi writer with al-Jazirah newspaper. He tweets @alshaikhmhmd

What are human rights?

The Arab Spring has failed, along with the so-called “political Islam” movements, spearheaded by the Muslim Brotherhood. I do not believe that the once-sweeping Islamized movement is still as strong...

Once again, we survive and you perish

Since our founding King Abdulaziz met with US President Roosevelt, US-Saudi relations have remained steady and strategic through all subsequent US administrations, both Republican and Democrat....

For the world not to rue this day

On the same day that the US removed the Iran-backed Houthi militia from its list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations, the mullahs’ state, through the Houthis, tried to bomb the civilian Abha...

Lokman Slim's assassination is an Iranian message to the international community

The assassination of Lebanese Shia activist Lokman Slim at the hands of Hezbollah militia sends a clear message to Lebanese Shia in particular, and, most importantly, the entire international...

In the end, Persians and Turks are two sides of the same coin

Throughout our history, we have always stood firmly with many Arab countries, supporting them and their people in every way we could, especially the Levantine countries, and most notably, the...

Resetting Saudi Arabia’s course into the twenty-first century

Upon observing the giant leaps taken by Saudi Arabia within a few short years, one cannot deny that what Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has achieved for the Kingdom is nothing short of extraordinary...

US Secretary Mike Pompeo’s statement on Iran

I was not surprised by the statement of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding Iran and its responsibility for 9/11 as well as the strategic alliance between al-Qaeda and Iranian terrorits; they...

The city of the future and the prince of hope

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the prince of hope, unveiled plans for launching ‘The Line’ smart city project as part of the futuristic NEOM megacity project. The Line, a revolution...