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Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri

Dr. Hamdan Al-Shehri is a political analyst and international relations scholar.

Twitter: @DrHamsheri

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Macron’s visit was another disaster for Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron’s first visit to Lebanon after the explosion at Beirut port was warmly welcomed by some Lebanese people. Others in the region decided to wait to see what it would lead to.

September 04, 2020

A message to those who were exploiting the Khashoggi case

The Khashoggi case has had widespread repercussions since its occurrence, as it took place in initially mysterious circumstances until it was investigated and the clues of this crime were known.

December 24, 2019

Houthis are not just a threat to Saudi Arabia, but to the whole world

The Houthis have attacked again. This time they hit the oil facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais. In the past, they have attacked oil pipelines, airports and densely populated civilian areas. 

September 15, 2019

Time to act against Iran and its militias

Iran is continuing its terrorist activities, and is carrying them out by sea, sky and land against targets in Gulf countries. Two days ago, Saudi oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the UAE. On Tuesday, oil pipelines in Saudi Arabia were attacked by armed drones.

May 15, 2019

Why Crown Prince's US visit is hugely significant

For many years following the end of the Cold War, the Middle East has been involved in both regional and international conflicts. These have been of varying importance and on various levels.

March 20, 2018