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Arab News

Arab News is Saudi Arabia's first English-language newspaper. It was founded in 1975 by Hisham and Mohammed Ali Hafiz.

Today, it is one of 29 publications produced by Saudi Research & Publishing Company (SRPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG).

President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before a press conference at the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem, March 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before a press conference at the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem, March 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


US Plays Decisive Role In Israel’s Attack On Gaza – OpEd

By Jonathan Cook Two reporters for major US TV channels were summarily “removed” last week from covering Israel’s attack on Gaza, moments before Israel launched a ground invasion. NBC pulled out Ayman Mohyeldin, who has been widely praised for the even-handedness of his reporting from Gaza, just as he landed a harrowing scoop. He had […]

Syria's Bashar al-Assad
Syria's Bashar al-Assad


Reviving The Arab World’s Anemic Political Systems – OpEd

By Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi Many Arab countries have sickly, anemic political systems that are sorely in need of rehabilitation if not outright regeneration. The lackluster and often non-existent development on this front has resulted in revolutions in some countries and stifling crises in others. Leaders in these countries are simply too deluded to recognize the […]

Route map of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Graphic by Geordie Bosanko and cmglee, Wikipedia Commons.
Route map of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Graphic by Geordie Bosanko and cmglee, Wikipedia Commons.


Malaysian Airlines Disaster Has Been Politicized – OpEd

By Linda S. Heard When I first glimpsed the wreckage of a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 on TV, my immediate thought was at last they’ve discovered the mystery of the missing plane. My surprise turned to incredulity as soon as I understood that the airline had suffered yet another tragedy, this time over the skies […]

King Abdullah holds talks with his Moroccan counterpart King Mohammed in Jeddah. Photo credit: SPA
King Abdullah holds talks with his Moroccan counterpart King Mohammed in Jeddah. Photo credit: SPA


Saudi King Abdullah, Moroccan King Review Palestine Situation

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah held talks in Jeddah Monday with Morocco’s King Mohammed on major regional and international developments, including the situation in Palestine. They also discussed prospects of expanding cooperation between the two Arab countries. Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin, Prince Bandar […]