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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

An Arab blockade of Iran's Hezbollah

A political and legal decisiveness on the part of the Arab world is besieging the Lebanese Hezbollah party...

What if the Syrian truce ends?

Due to ineffectiveness in dealing with the Syrian conflict, some promoters of U.N. initiatives have resorted to wishful thinking. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon says the truce in Syria - which...

What ails Saudi Arabia-Lebanon relations?

The “natural” objective of the Saudi-Gulf measures against the “official” Lebanon is to exert pressure against Hezbollah...

Saudi Arabia and holding Hezbollah accountable

While Nasrallah denies the existence of his party in Yemen, Riyadh “has had evidence for a long time that Hezbollah mercenaries are training Houthi rebels....

Will Lebanon become a state once again?

Saudi Arabia’s suspension of aid worth $4 billion to Lebanon’s army and Internal Security Forces derives from Riyadh’s declining relationship with the Lebanese state since the...

Russia’s monopoly on intervention in Syria

The situation in Syria does not require Russia to warn of World War III if the international community does not accept Moscow’s point of view regarding the conflict. This is nothing more than a...

Iran: A tale of a bad neighbor

But what can done with a neighbor who "believes" abusing you is a duty they must uphold?...

‘Our beloved’ Fareed Zakaria

Not to attack the man, but many of his articles and interviews in recent years have been based on his anger at Saudi Arabia...