OPINION: The morphing of religious cultures into extremism

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

In April 1998, Saudi King Fahd bin Abdulaziz paid a visit to the region of Al-Qasim region, which ......

Deadly explosion rocks central Istanbul

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Five people including a suicide bomber were killed and 36 wounded in a suspected attack by Kurdish ......

Turkey acquits all 26 leaders of 2013 protests

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted more than two dozen activists who helped launch mass protests ......

Analysts: ISIS’s extremist ideology stems from four Egyptian men

Monday, 13 October 2014

The hardline religious beliefs adopted by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ......

Four Egypt police killed in Sinai attack

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Gunmen killed four Egyptian policemen in the restive northern Sinai on Saturday, a security source ......

Anniversary protests in Istanbul

Sunday, 01 June 2014


Turkish police fire teargas against Istanbul protesters

Saturday, 31 May 2014

Turkish police on Saturday used teargas in central Istanbul to disperse protesters seeking to mark ......

We must save our children from the preachers of evil

Monday, 07 April 2014

Khaled Almaeena is a veteran Saudi journalist, commentator, businessman and the editor-at-large of the Saudi Gazette. Almaeena has held a broad range of positions in Saudi media for over thirty years, including CEO of a PR firm, Saudi Television news anchor, talk show host, radio announcer, lecturer and journalist. As a journalist, Almaeena has represented Saudi media at Arab summits in Baghdad, Morocco and elsewhere. In 1990, he was one of four journalists to cover the historic resumption of diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Russia. He also traveled to China as part of this diplomatic mission. Almaeena's political and social columns appear regularly in Gulf News, Asharq al-Aswat, al-Eqtisadiah, Arab News, Times of Oman, Asian Age and The China Post. He can be reached at kalmaeena@saudigazette.com.sa and followed on Twitter: @KhaledAlmaeena


Occupation under the pretext of combating terrorism

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Eyad Abu Shakra (also written as Ayad Abou-Chakra) began his media career in 1973 with Annahar newspaper in Lebanon. He joined Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in the UK in 1979, occupying several positions including: Senior Editor, Managing Editor, and Head of Research Unit, as well as being a regular columnist. He has several published works, including books, chapters in edited books, and specialized articles, in addition to frequent regular TV and radio appearances. Eyad tweets @eyad1949


Turkish riot police storm Istanbul park to end protests

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Turkish riot police stormed a central Istanbul park on Saturday firing tear gas and water cannon to ......