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Pierre Ghanem
Pierre Ghanem

Pierre Ghanem is an Al Arabiya correspondent based in Washington, D.C.

Trump’s first year in office: State of the economy

During his election campaign, United States President Donald Trump portrayed himself as a savior of the abandoned and a beacon of hope for those left unemployed. He promised he would give these people...

After Saad Hariri’s return, Washington hopes for ‘calm, stability’ in Lebanon

The US administration is at ease over how the situation developed in Lebanon as Prime Minister Saad Hariri returned to the country and held off his resignation to pave way for President Michel...

US deems Iranian Revolutionary Guards the main source of evil in region

Recently, the US administration tried to clarify President Donald Trump’s policy on Iran. For its part, Al Arabiya has sought to gain more details about this policy from sources having close...

Mosul aftermath: How Iran is shaping Iraq’s future

There is a map distributed by the Institute for the Study of War showing the areas of proliferation and control of ISIS. Since 2014, there has always been a large black dot on the map with lines...

Russia boosts Iran’s role in Syria, while US blocks Tehran’s passage in Deir Ezzour

Relationships between Washington and Moscow have reached a new intersection relating to the Syrian conflict. Though both the United States and Russia agree on fighting terrorism they still differ on...

Trump’s Doctrine is ‘military-backed diplomacy’

US President Donald Trump has been in the White House for 100 days and has made a huge achievement by adopting a clearly defined foreign and security policy based on “military-backed...

US warns Iran over Houthi support, says militias threatening Red Sea

United States President Donald Trump’s administration has warned Iran again over its financial and material support of Houthis in Yemen and reiterated the danger the militias are posing to...

White House ‘considering potential attack’ to liberate al-Hudaydah port

Washington D.C. – US official sources have confirmed to Al Arabiya a White House meeting is set this week to discuss the situation in Yemen, specifically the port of al-Hudaydah. The meeting is...