Columnist

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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Iranian threat extends far beyond Saudi Arabia

For years before the attacks on the Abqaiq and Khurais oil facilities last weekend, much of the international community had been convinced that Tehran represents a serious threat to the world.

September 19, 2019

Pressure is mounting on Tehran’s rogue regime

Iran has been downright humiliated before the world as it cannot sell two million barrels of oil to any country — not even its allies. Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 has been going from port to port, unable to unload its shipment.

September 02, 2019

Southern Yemenis must achieve independence legitimately

In a frightening moment last week, we found ourselves faced with another serious crisis in the region — perhaps the start of a more violent civil war in southern Yemen that may last a decade. Now, at this wonderful moment, we see that the crisis has been avoided by prudence on all sides. 

August 18, 2019