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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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Sunday, 29 April 2018

Despite the violent civil war and armed sectarian conflict, Lebanon’s society has remained ...

New Saudi approach in dealing with US media

Saturday, 21 April 2018

The New York Times and Washington Post have published several investigative reports and opinions on ...

Saudi Arabia’s bravery in confronting problems

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

There is great significance in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the US that goes ...

The Shirazis and the media

Friday, 30 March 2018

In 1968, a total of 40 people, divided into four groups, gathered to learn literary writing under ...

How culture and arts enhance Saudi diplomacy

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent visits to Egypt and Britain were of political, ...

The early disputes between al-Shirazi family and Iran - Part 2

Monday, 19 March 2018

Part 1 of this article can be read here. More than five years ago, Sayyid Ahmed Shirazi’s ...

The early disputes between al-Shirazi family and Iran

Friday, 16 March 2018

We met with Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad al-Shirazi at a nondescript house in a narrow alley near the ...

Messages of reform and change from Cairo

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The scene was self-explanatory and did not require asking any questions or making any comments. The ...

Saudi Shiites and their role in the ‘new Saudi Arabia’

Monday, 12 March 2018

In April 2015, the Saudi public was shocked by the news that a Saudi soldier had posted a message on ...

A beacon of light to free minds from shackles of ignorance

Saturday, 24 February 2018

When passing through a quite alley in the city of Jeddah, a small villa drew my attention and it ...

Change in Saudi Arabia is a fact and not just wishes

Monday, 05 February 2018

Saudi Arabia is experiencing a real social, cultural and economic change, which has become a part of ...

All Saudi citizens are equal

Sunday, 14 January 2018

The first week of January witnessed the reception of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to the family of the ...

Will Tehran ever initiate reforms?

Saturday, 06 January 2018

“Is the collapse of the Iranian regime good for us,” asked Abdulrahman Al-Rashed in the ...

A powerful judiciary that is a bulwark against terrorism

Sunday, 31 December 2017

The assassination of Judge Sheikh Mohammed al-Jirani, is an action through which terrorists wanted ...

The future of the Shiite judiciary in Saudi Arabia after Jirani’s murder

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

In 2016, a group of terrorists kidnapped Sheikh Mohammed al-Jirani, the judge at the Department of ...

The distinguished record of Shiite judiciary throughout Saudi history

Friday, 22 December 2017

Since the establishment of the third Saudi state in 1932, the Shiite Muslim population has been ...

Cinemas in Saudi Arabia and freedom of choice

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Haifaa al-Mansour, Mahmoud Sabbagh, Reem al-Bayyat and other Saudi directors worked on their movies ...

A Saudi-UAE alliance to maintain Gulf security

Monday, 11 December 2017

Coordination and cooperation efforts between Saudi Arabia and the UAE are ongoing amid several ...

On a generation that sought enlightenment beyond clerics’ cloaks

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Scholars’ discussions, opinions and ideas and the classical history of Shiite religious ...

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