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Sawsan Al Shaer
Sawsan Al Shaer

Sawsan Al Shaer is a Bahraini writer and journalist. She tweets under the handle @sawsanalshaer

The uprising of Arab dignity

Just like what happened in Lebanon, the candidates of pro-Iranian parties in Iraq have begun to pay huge prices for keeping their positions of influence in their electoral seats after there...

Iran’s expansionist project eyes North Africa

We should know that Iran is not an ordinary state in the conventional sense of the term. We must not be deceived if some of its cabinet members speak English or if Iran has a wing described as...

No excuse for our ignorance in an information age

I understand that people could be deceived at times when information takes decades to be revealed to the public. I understand that people could be driven towards the unknown due to rare sources of...

Sense of denial in Bahrain could prove dangerous

Many people ignited the fire in 2011 in Bahrain across several areas. Justice has dealt with most of them, while the rest have gone silent and are no longer heard. The Bahraini society thought that...

Iran attempting to reappear on the regional scene by co-opting elections

This year’s Lebanese, Iraqi and even Bahraini elections may offer space for Iranian interference once again. With upcoming elections in Bahrain, the emergence of a new line of candidates linked...

Qatar in the eyes of Qaradawi

We haven’t heard Qatari leadership’s comment on what the former Russian ambassador to Qatar said regarding his meeting with Yusuf al-Qaradawi. We also haven’t heard a response from...

The Iran that Europeans do not know of

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has equated the danger posed by Khamenei with that of Hitler, a threat the Europeans realized too late back then. This is an analogy that Europeans, especially...

The Saudi Crown Prince’s message to the world

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has sent a strong message to the world that Saudi Arabia is capable and intent on eliminating terrorism. This message constitutes a new language for Saudi Arabia...