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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

Muslim Brotherhood-influenced politicians and officials in the West

In light of US citizenship laws and policies, let us consider this scenario, an American citizen, whose father, grandfather, or perhaps himself, immigrated to the United States and acquired the...

Is it ‘Spring’ again for the Brotherhood?

A decade has passed since the Arab Spring raged through the Middle East. It is ironic that this anniversary coincides with a new American administration, some of whose members helped stoke the fires...

Al-Kadhimi’s real war

The long-delayed confrontation between pro-Iran Iraqi militias and the Iraqi state, represented by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, seems to be drawing near, if it has not started already.Militias...

Asking for trouble: Erdogan recites ‘controversial’ poem

Once again, with his heedless delusions of grandeur, the hotheaded Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sets off another crisis this time in the presence of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.Read...

Westerners fear for the Houthis, but do not fear them

Amidst the difficult presidential transition in the US, we heard an interesting piece of news. The Trump administration “intends” to classify the Yemeni Houthis as a terrorist group.The emergence and...

Riyadh’s call: The opportunities of the new century

Addressing the G20 leaders from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the host nation of the 2020 G20 summit, King Salman bin Abdulaziz’s closing remarks carried strategic messages for all humans inhabiting the...

Is the sulky Maadi boy, Ayman al-Zawahiri, actually dead?

News has spread about the “death” of the al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden’s successor, and the symbol of the Egyptian terrorist organization “Jihad,” Ayman al-Zawahiri.Ayman, or Sheikh Ayman, or Dr....

Human rights watchers have eased up on Iran, even after Afkari’s death

Iran carried out its promise and executed the Iranian wrestler, Navid Afkari, as he had been charged with killing a government official during the demonstrations in the city of Shiraz in 2018.Afkari...