Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi
Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi is a former Saudi diplomat who specializes in Southeast Asian affairs. He can be reached at or via Twitter @DrAliAlghamdi

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi
Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi

Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi is a former Saudi diplomat who specializes in Southeast Asian affairs. He can be reached at or via Twitter @DrAliAlghamdi


How do we welcome Ramadan?

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

In a hadith (saying of the Prophet), al-Tirmidhi reported: “The Messenger of Allah (peace be ...

Saudi women make the most of International Women’s Day

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The idea of celebrating the International Women’s Day dates back to the beginning of the ...

The return of society to moderation

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Making things easier is one of the lofty ideals of the religion of Islam. It is the basis for all ...

Rohingya genocide: Where is the world’s conscience?

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

We have a right to ask about the so-called world conscience. Is there a real world conscience or is ...

When will Kashmiris get the right to self-determination?

Wednesday, 07 February 2018

The Pakistan Repatriation Council (PRC) recently organized a symposium in Jeddah to mark the ...

The Bitcoin bubble may soon burst

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

There has been a lot of talk about the digital currency Bitcoin with calls to invest in it along ...

The Palestinians have never trusted the US as an honest broker

Friday, 22 December 2017

It is a well-known fact that US President Donald Trump’s recent announcement of recognizing ...

A meeting with the Friends of Humanity

Thursday, 14 December 2017

The title of this article is the name of a nonprofit charity society founded by Ahmed Karim Jangda ...

Rohingya Muslims should only return to Myanmar under UN supervision

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

Global media has reported that Bangladesh has reached an agreement with the government of Myanmar ...

An earnest appeal from a Nobel laureate to Aung San Suu Kyi

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

The Myanmar military commander recently justified crimes committed by his soldiers and officers, ...

US quits UNESCO in support of Israel

Thursday, 26 October 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is one of the most ...

Weakness in controlling joint stock companies

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Okaz newspaper recently published a report about the misappropriations discovered at Banque Saudi ...

Do Pakistanis need to pay the price for US failure in Afghanistan?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The United States of America began the war in Afghanistan in late 2001 after the mysterious terror ...

Most important decision for Saudi women in half a century

Wednesday, 04 October 2017

It would not be an exaggeration to say that the decision of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King ...

Pakistanis celebrate Saudi Arabia’s National Day

Thursday, 28 September 2017

The Pakistan Repatriation Council (PRC) recently organized a seminar in Jeddah to celebrate the 87th ...

Humanitarian catastrophe in Myanmar

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres voiced concern over the happenings in the ...

Ethnic cleansing and genocide in Myanmar

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

It is very obvious that what is happening in Rakhine state of Myanmar is ethnic cleansing and ...

Memories of my first Hajj

Friday, 01 September 2017

All praise to Almighty Allah, I have performed Hajj at least 10 times. I still recall the best, most ...

President Trump and the Palestinian issue

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

There is no doubt that Palestine is one of the most complicated problems on the face of the earth. ...

Pakistan’s judiciary and the trial of Nawaz Sharif

Thursday, 10 August 2017

The trial of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and the verdict to disqualify him from holding public office as ...