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Hassan Al Mustafa
Hassan Al Mustafa

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.

COLUMNISTS
Hassan Al Mustafa
Hassan Al Mustafa

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.

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What if Sistani and Bin Bayyah joined forces?

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In 2005, I was in late Sayyed Hani Fahs' living room in his southern suburb of Beirut apartment, ...

The declawing of the Revolutionary Guard

Thursday, 01 October 2020

A statement issued by the Presidency of State Security on September 28 said, “Saudi security ...

Happiness that gives a sense of fulfillment

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

“The sign that shows real progress in every creative work is the pleasure we derive from it, ...

Cultural diplomacy as a means for dialogue

Monday, 19 November 2018

At its core, diplomacy depends on achieving results and goals with the most flexible, least violent ...

Sports economy: Investment for the future

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Investment in sports is one of the most important and successful sectors these days. It delivers ...

The need to resolve crises in the Middle East

Thursday, 25 October 2018

In his speech addressed to the participants of the 73rd session of the United Nations General ...

Establishing equality in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

The royal decree issued by Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, granting former judge ...

Caring about individuals’ rights is the goal

Friday, 21 September 2018

Friedrich Nietzsche wrote ‘Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is’ when he was ill and ...

Binaa: The institutionalization of discipline

Monday, 10 September 2018

In the winter of 1990, late Syrian philosopher Mutaa’ Safadi wrote an introduction of 10 pages ...

Binaa: Developing care mechanisms for detainees

Monday, 03 September 2018

A prison is a highly specific space, with a history of complications. It is one area that not many ...

Can Hamas let go of its ideology?

Sunday, 19 August 2018

There are continuous Egyptian efforts to ensure that the prospective agreement for a truce extending ...

Rouhani’s chance to save the nuclear deal

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Negotiating as an option to resolve the political and security crisis between the United States and ...

The Shirazis: A narrative of eternal grief and sorrow

Monday, 30 July 2018

Al Arabiya’s last two articles on the Shirazis which addressed religious satellite television ...

Human awareness, self-consciousness and its impact on ‘fiqh’

Thursday, 19 July 2018

In 2004, King Abdulaziz Library held a seminar under the name Islam and the Dialogue between ...

Religious TV channels: The Shirazi family’s path to influence

Saturday, 14 July 2018

In my previous article, I had discussed the religious television channels that support the reference ...

Institutionalizing ‘fatwas’ and controlling them

Monday, 09 July 2018

Fundamentalist groups have often had a field day in interpreting and adapting religious texts to ...

Shirazi religious channels, hijacking the Shiite sphere

Friday, 06 July 2018

The Shirazi reference believes that “media outlets these days are a tool in the hands of the ...

What does women driving mean for Saudi Arabia?

Saturday, 30 June 2018

A friend asked me why we were celebrating the decision lifting the ban on women’s driving in ...

Music: Attracting souls by beauty and perfection

Monday, 18 June 2018

Back in 2004 in Downtown Beirut, my friend Abdou Wazen, the Lebanese poet who wrote Nar al Awda (The ...

Shirazis and the journey of distinction in knowledge

Friday, 15 June 2018

Around half a century ago, Sheikh Saeed Abu Al-Makarem —one of the most famous Shiite ...

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