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COLUMNISTS
Ghassan Charbel
Ghassan Charbel

Ghassan Charbel is the Editor-in-Chief of London-based Al Sharq al-Awsat newspaper. Ghassan's Twitter handle is @GhasanCharbel.

COLUMNISTS
Ghassan Charbel
Ghassan Charbel

Ghassan Charbel is the Editor-in-Chief of London-based Al Sharq al-Awsat newspaper. Ghassan's Twitter handle is @GhasanCharbel.

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Thursday, 31 May 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin hates the sight of Russian coffins coming from Syria. He has sought ...

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

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Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Whenever an Iraqi, Libyan or Lebanese told me that he had returned to his country so as not to die ...

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018

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Vladimir Putin: Hour of the strong man

Tuesday, 06 March 2018

The belief has been that the age of the strong leaders ended with the past century. Their emergence ...

A new regional order written with red Syrian ink

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Russia cannot afford to fail in Syria. The country put its entire reputation there. Failure means ...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Iraq has never witnessed such a situation despite all it has endured. Libya has never experienced it ...

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Months ago journalists used to hear realistic statements on Syria. “Practically, there can be ...

IRGC’s generals and the new generals

Monday, 05 February 2018

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Thursday, 11 January 2018

Don’t go to the library. This trip is a trap. The rich library is a strict court. A store to ...

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Monday, 01 January 2018

The heat of revolts brings with it concerns. The victorious are delusional in believing that they ...

Year 2017 passes as fast as a tweet

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

The year is bleeding its final days. A tumultuous year that is preparing to throw itself off the ...

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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

The fate of this man concerns us. He is the leader of an important country. He is also in fact no ...

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Four scenes from Sunday’s news have captured the attention of the Arab reader. These scenes ...

Ali Abdullah Saleh: Death of the great boxer

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

The Houthis immediately sensed the danger of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh abandoning the ...

The Muslim world’s ultimate battle

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

The issue is simple and clear. You make your own destiny; otherwise, others will make it for you. ...

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