Moved by nostalgia, elderly man dances to Saudi folk song in viral video

Thursday, 22 August 2019

It is just after asr prayer in Riyadh, and a group of elderly men leave the mosque to gather in Souq ......

Why are they attacking Saudi TV series ‘Winds of Change’?

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.


‘Winds of Change’ series shows shifts in Saudi Arabia before and after the Sahwa

Monday, 21 May 2018

On the walls of the old houses made with mud hanged the image of the founder of Saudi Arabia, King ......

The Fate of extremists: Too stubborn to recruit

Monday, 02 April 2018

Mansour Alnogaidan is executive director of Al-Mesbar Center for Studies and Research in Dubai. His twitter handle is @M_alnogaidan.



Religious discourse and the diagnosis of Sahwa

Friday, 02 February 2018

Fahad Shoqiran is a Saudi writer and researcher who also founded the Riyadh philosophers group. His writings have appeared in pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, Alarabiya.net, among others. He also blogs on philosophies, cultures and arts. He tweets @shoqiran.


On systematic ignorance during Islamic awakening

Thursday, 01 February 2018

Mohammed Al Shaikh is a Saudi writer with al-Jazirah newspaper. He tweets @alshaikhmhmd


Has ‘Sahwa’ ended in Saudi Arabia?

Friday, 03 November 2017

Saudi journalist Mashari Althaydi presents Al Arabiya News Channel’s “views on the news” daily show “Maraya.” He has previously held the position of a managing senior editor for Saudi Arabia & Gulf region at pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Althaydi has published several papers on political Islam and social history of Saudi Arabia. He appears as a guest on several radio and television programs to discuss the ideologies of extremist groups and terrorists. He tweets under @MAlthaydy


1979, the year that changed arts and culture in Saudi Arabia

Friday, 27 October 2017

The present generation may not be aware that Saudi Arabia, the state that has been generally viewed ......

Point of Order: Sahwa Iraq’s fight against extremism

Sunday, 11 January 2015

This week’s guest is Sheikh Ahmad Abu Risha who previously announced he will head a delegation ......

ISIS claims Iraq suicide bombing that killed 38

Friday, 26 December 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group on Friday claimed it carried out a suicide bombing ......

Iraq suicide blast kills 33, targets anti-ISIS fighters

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

At least 33 people were killed near the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Wednesday when a suicide bomber ......

In Iraq, former militia program eyed for new fight

Thursday, 26 June 2014

They were known as the Sahwa, or the Awakening Councils - Sunni militiamen who took extraordinary ......

Iraq executes 26 people for ‘terrorism’ offences

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Iraq has hanged 26 people convicted of “terrorism” offences, the Justice Ministry ......

Baghdad suicide bombing kills at least 14

Thursday, 19 December 2013

At least 14 people were killed and 28 injured in violence in southern Baghdad on Thursday while on a ......