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Mashari Althaydi

Saudi journalist Mashari Althaydi presents Al Arabiya News Channel’s “views on the news” daily show “Maraya.” He has previously held the position of a managing senior editor for Saudi Arabia & Gulf region at pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Althaydi has published several papers on political Islam and social history of Saudi Arabia. He appears as a guest on several radio and television programs to discuss the ideologies of extremist groups and terrorists. He tweets under @MAlthaydy.

11 January 2019 04:29 PM

The ‘neo-Ottoman’ invader

Turkey, along with Qatar, is contributing to creating a Libyan civil war and reinforcing terrorists there

01 January 2019 12:08 AM

Tunisia between two fires

A few days ago, a young Tunisian man identified as Abderrazak Zorgui who works as a photographer in a private television channel set himself on fire in the city of Kasserine

26 December 2018 10:39 PM

Trump’s Syria bombshell

Trump decided to withdraw all American troops from East of the Euphrates in Syria – the troops which along with their local ally that consists of a gathering of Kurds and Arab tribes formed a barrier between Iranian militias and geographic communication with the rest of their gangs in the Mediterranean.

23 December 2018 01:07 AM

Is it possible to reconcile with Qatar’s authority?

Treating the Qatari problem as a superficial affair like some intellectuals are doing in the Gulf, especially from Kuwait, is hence like sailing into the abyss.

22 December 2018 01:58 AM

More of Qatar’s oddities

The oddities pertaining to the official Qatari discourse never end. The most recent were the rather weird remarks of Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani who markets the strange Qatari policies.

14 December 2018 11:31 AM

French ‘sedition’ and Western democracy

What is happening in the French capital Paris has shaken the country and put it on alert in such an unprecedented manner

13 December 2018 12:47 AM

Lebanon: Is the country lost?

The lyrics of the song "Tar El Balad" (The Country is Lost) written by Nizar Francis and sung by famous Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama say: “It’s time people, to scream out loud. There is no time, the country is lost. Where is justice? Dreams are being put out. Awareness in us has gone to sleep, and the situation is only getting more difficult.”

10 December 2018 09:16 PM

Doha and Riyadh summit: What’s new?

The Qatar-Brotherhood propaganda machine has been active ahead of the GCC summit that will be held in Riyadh.

08 December 2018 09:24 PM

A failed attempt to isolate Saudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s tour succeeded in thwarting the Khomeinist, Brotherhood and leftist campaign that aimed to build a wall of political isolation on Saudi Arabia.

06 December 2018 09:06 PM

Saladin and Syrian actor Abbas al-Noury’s criticism

Saladin’s character is controversial and this is understandable as he is the one who toppled the Fatimid Empire and fought the Crusades.

04 December 2018 12:59 AM

A secret apparatus for Tunisia’s Ennahda

“I cannot close my eyes as it has become blatant.” This is how Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi commented on the presence of a secret security intelligence and terrorist organization affiliated with the Tunisian Brotherhood Ennahda Movement.

29 November 2018 08:37 PM

Qatar, the boycott continues

The aim of the massive campaigns on Saudi Arabia and on the crown prince’s character, the architect of hope and the new vision and the man of decisiveness who’s besieged the invading Iranian Khomeini project, was to repeal the power of the alliance that’s based on its four decisive Arab pillars, Riyadh, Cairo, Abu Dhabi and Manama.

20 November 2018 12:17 AM

Did we exaggerate hostility towards the Brotherhood?

I have noticed attempts by those who are “fond of the Brotherhood” to curb the Saudi momentum towards the Brotherhood and its branches, both the public and secret ones, and aren’t they many!

15 November 2018 10:56 PM

After a century, have the ideas of World War I died?

It’s true that World War I was mainly a western European war but it did not gain the title “World War” out of nothing but due to its horrific consequences which continue to this day, yes to this day, in many parts of the world including the Arabs’ and Muslims’ world.

10 November 2018 10:31 PM

Who is siding with the Iranian regime?

After the strict economic sanctions against the terrorist Iranian regime went into effect, the regional and international scene clarified in terms of those who defend this regime, whether Arabs or foreigners and left-wing or right-wing, using different excuses.

09 November 2018 01:02 PM

The league of culture in Baghdad

One of the disadvantages of sectarian quotas in ministries and governmental posts is that bad models hold positions that have nothing to do with them, and the public interest is preyed on in favor of the personal interest.

02 November 2018 01:27 AM

Susan Rice, is Iran only a Saudi problem?

What Danish security service chief Finn Borch Andersen revealed on Tuesday about the involvement of Iran’s agents in preparing for a terrorist attack in Denmark is an additional new evidence to the nature of the threat embodied by the ruling Khomeini regime in Tehran.

19 October 2018 10:45 PM

Saudi media and the Khashoggi battle

Has the Qatari-Muslim Brotherhood media won against Saudi media and against the media that loves Saudi Arabia in the Khashoggi battle?