Mohammed Al Shaikh
Mohammed Al Shaikh

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

When the revolutionists regret it

When asked on a television show about the current situation in Iraq and the state of corruption, which is hindering government formation even as ISIS prowls near the borders, Iraqi member of...

Countdown to mullahs’ belligerence begins

It seems that the United States is serious this time in putting pressure on the Iranian regime in a way that leaves the latter with three options: change its hostile behavior towards its neighbors,...

On Iran and its siege

Despite their refutation, I am utterly convinced that the Muslim Brotherhood and the mullahs’ regime in Iran are well-coordinated in stances in a way that serves the orientations of political...

Qatar comes back empty-handed

I said it and I will always say it that the Saudi Kingdom is not a banana republic like Qatar that lives without history, legitimacy and a rooted culture, and this is what is the Muslim Brotherhood...

On men’s guardianship of women

In his recent interview to Bloomberg News, Prince Mohammed bin Salman said: “The rules of guardianship were held in 1979, and we’re talking to most of the Council of Senior Scholars to see...

Why Qatar is draining itself

No matter how stubborn they are, I have no doubt that Hamad bin Khalifa and his son are now regretting their actions as all the countries who tried to mediate have let them down. This is because most...

What if Iran transforms into a civil state?

The world today is the world of civil states, where peoples’ interests, security and comfort form the basis for the acceptance and rejection. Iran is the perfect example of a revolutionary...

Basra rises against the Persian enemy

I believe what has happened in Basra is a historic turning point that could be considered a sign that in the future there will be developments to get Iraq out of the crisis caused by politicians and...