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Faisal J. Abbas

Faisal J. Abbas

Faisal J. Abbas is the Editor-in-Chief of Al Arabiya English, a blogger and author of upcoming book on Arab media.

 Recent Articles

  • Tuesday Sep 2

    Rotherham: When excuse is uglier than the sin

    Asian-Muslim communities in the UK must distance themselves from the sick individuals who have committed such atrocious crimes

  • Monday Jun 16

    Powering the Dubai success story

    As a recent survey rightly picks Dubai as the best tourist destination in terms of hotels and shopping, it is time to focus on further developing the cultural experience of being in the emirate

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    Thursday Apr 17

    Between ‘hammer attack’ and the anvil of British press

    Any media outlet has the right to address any issue, but there are ethics and best practices that must be taken into consideration

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    Saturday Mar 22

    Obama will have his plate full in Riyadh

    The summit could very well be monumental in its own way and forge a new long-lasting relationship that relies on common beliefs and a greater good

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    Friday Oct 11

    ‘Say something good, or nothing at all’

    The issue with many clerics is that they do become over-zealous and do not understand that apologising for their mistakes only garners them more respect and this is where government, religious authorities and society need to interfere

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    Monday Aug 5

    Be positive about a two-state solution

    The Middle East peace process has frequently been more process than peace, but even the slim possibility of success makes it a worthwhile pursuit given the negative repercussions of doing nothing