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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Panic is justified

It seems as if we are witnessing the end of the world. Stadiums, markets, theaters and cinemas are empty. Movement at airports and land border crossings has decreased, as has tourism. Conferences and celebrations have been canceled, and places of worship of all religions have been closed.

March 09, 2020

Is Ankara afraid of being invaded?

The Syrian war, which began nine years ago, marks the first time that Turkey’s air force and artillery has targeted Syrian regime forces and Iranian militias.

March 03, 2020

Macron and Muslims

When dealing with disruptive, potentially dangerous individuals or groups within society, the dilemma lies in differentiating between the sheep and the wolves. This is what President Emmanuel Macron is trying to do in France.

February 22, 2020

Lebanon’s prime minister: Is he a puppet?

A new prime minister has been nominated in Lebanon. He is unknown to the majority of the Lebanese people and stands accused of being put in place by Hezbollah.

February 14, 2020