Faisal J. Abbas

Faisal J. Abbas is the editor in chief of Arab News

Twitter: @FaisalJAbbas

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Finally, Americans hear the truth on Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has finally told the American people what they needed to hear about the malign regime in Tehran.  Americans now know a truth that we in the region have been trying so hard to communicate: Iran and Al-Qaeda are, and have been for a long time, best buddies.

January 13, 2021

2021: Things can only get better

We are less than a week into 2021, but if what has happened so far is an indicator of things to come (and I hope it is) we are in for a good year.

January 06, 2021

Al-Andalus revisited: Why the values of the Muslim golden age are more important now than ever before

The scenes of awful terrorist attacks on people in the streets of Vienna, coming as they do so soon after the bloody attacks in Nice and in Paris, have once again horrified the people of the world and sent yet another reminder of the dangers of extremism.

November 06, 2020

So, what do Arabs want from the next US president?

With a few days to go until the US votes in its new president, the atmosphere is tense and the air — both in America and here in the Middle East — is so thick with expectation and desperation that you can almost cut it with a knife.

October 25, 2020