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Faisal J. Abbas

Faisal J. Abbas is the editor in chief of Arab News. Twitter: @FaisalJAbbas

10 May 2019 10:03 PM

Sahwa clerics must fix what they have broken

The public apology aired on TV this week by the Saudi cleric Ayed Al-Qarni for offenses committed by the Sahwa, or “Awakening” movement, was both significant and welcome. However, it came nowhere close to undoing the harm caused by the extremist ideas so widely spread by Al-Qarni and his fellow Sahwa leaders

16 March 2019 12:26 PM

Christchurch massacre proves terror has no color, faith or gender

It was indeed “one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” in the words of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, as terrorist attacks against two mosques in Christchurch killed 50 and left the world in a state of both shock and anger.