What constitutes an exceptional president

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Dr Ahmad al-Farraj is a Saudi writer with al-Jazirah daily. He holds a Masters degree in literature from the University of Indiana and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Michigan. He was the Dean of the Arabic Language Institute in King Saud University and a member of the university’s council. He tweets under @amhfarraj


Palestinian President Abbas leaves hospital after eight-day stay

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was released from hospital on Monday after an eight-day stay and ......

‘Storybook’ 73-year marriage of George and Barbara Bush

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

They met at a Christmas dance. She was 17. He was 18. Two years later they were married. The couple ......

PHOTOS: Halimah Yacob formally elected Singapore’s first woman president

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore’s first woman ......

Ram Nath Kovind elected India’s new president

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

A leader backed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been chosen India’s new president, a ......

Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy on inauguration day

Friday, 20 January 2017

New US first lady Melania Trump channeled style icon Jacqueline Kennedy on Friday's Inauguration Day ......

VIDEO: On Inauguration Day, 'House of Cards' announces May return

Thursday, 19 January 2017

“House of Cards” will return in May for a fifth season.The show's Twitter account posted ......

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet ......

Dear Mr. Trump, don’t desecrate my American bible

Friday, 30 December 2016

Hisham Melhem is a columnist and analyst for Al Arabiya News Channel in Washington, DC. Melhem has interviewed many American and international public figures, including Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, among others. He is also the correspondent for Annahar, the leading Lebanese daily. For four years he hosted "Across the Ocean," a weekly current affairs program on U.S.-Arab relations for Al Arabiya. Follow him on Twitter : @hisham_melhem


Kanye West booed as declares support for Donald Trump

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Rapper Kanye West has come out in support of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, drawing boos ......

Will Trump let go of his salary as promised?

Friday, 11 November 2016

US President-elect Donald Trump during an event held on Sep. 17, 2015 promised his supporters that ......

Obama urges nation to ‘unite’ after bitter election

Friday, 11 November 2016

Three days after Election Day, President Barack Obama used his last Veterans Day speech to urge ......

Run up to Donald Trump’s victory in pictures

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Republican Donald Trump wins the race against his rival Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential ......

Election coverage a bit too serious? TV had lighter options

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Viewers looking for a respite from serious presidential election coverage from TV newscasters got a ......