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Faisal J. Abbas

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

Twitter: @FaisalJAbbas

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Pick up the phone, Rouhani!

A few days ago, this newspaper published an editorial calling for surgical strikes against Iran and its agents who recently attacked Saudi oil pipelines and commercial ships in Fujairah.

May 18, 2019

A gleam of hope as we recall the Nakba

Palestinians today mark the 71st anniversary of the Nakba, the “Day of Catastrophe” when displacement, occupation and injustice befell the people of Palestine as a result of the Israeli Declaration of Independence.

May 14, 2019

Al-Qaradawi hate preaching is no April fool

Arab News embarked a week ago on a campaign to expose Preachers of Hate worldwide.

April 01, 2019

The significance of the Saudi crown prince’s Pakistan visit

Saudi-Pakistani relations have always been exceptionally close. So what, then — one may ask — is special about the current visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Islamabad?

February 17, 2019