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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is a veteran columnist. He is the former general manager of Al Arabiya news channel, and former editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat.

Twitter: @aalrashed

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Riyadh conference and the protest boycott

It is ironic that the protest boycott of Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the Jamal Khashoggi case is targeting programs related to development, youth, women, social development, and the future.

October 24, 2018

Exaggerations around the case of the late Jamal Khashoggi

Many governments and institutions were led to take harsh stances against Saudi Arabia when it came to the case of the late Jamal Khashoggi. There is no doubt that these stances will have a cost, and Saudi Arabia is paying a price today.

October 20, 2018

Who really sparked the turmoil in Basra?

First, let us ask: Who is the most likely beneficiary of the sabotage of security in Basra? In response to Iranian finger-pointing, the Gulf states, including Saudi Arabia, have no interest in such an action and nothing to gain.

September 12, 2018