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Ghassan Charbel

Ghassan Charbel

Ghassan Charbel is the editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper

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The Commander of the Great Coup

Our neighbor has forgotten that we live in a world that saw the rise of the coronavirus killer. F

Trump, Xi, and The Pandemic Symptoms

This is a season of great fear across maps and continents.

Land of Two Ambassadors

Mustapha Kadhimi knows that he became prime minister at a critical time.

The Silk Road and the Corona Way

We heard this phrase before: “The world will not be the same again.” No one has denied the veracity

The Monster, the Fear and the Tough Decisions

In the time of the coronavirus pandemic, fear is the first citizen...

The Price of Being Stuck in the Hurricane

At first glance, many thought that the black cloud would soon be gone.

The Depressing Revolving Walls

* How do you feel these days? - When death becomes the only item on the agenda, man has no other pu

Khaddam, the Gloomy Tunnel and Coronavirus

Coronavirus took over everything.

Dreaming of a Less Brutal World

Someday, a writer will say that he hinted years ago of an epidemic that would ravage the planet and

The Post-Earthquake Village

You wake up to find despair waiting for you.

Maps, Islands, Isolation and Masks

The meeting with Mr. Saxton was always fun and constructive.

Coronavirus in the Time of Tweeters

The politician said he does not recall a time when one issue had taken up so much of the world’s hea

Syria and Messages Soaked in Blood

The terror of the Coronavirus has spread all over the cosmic village and has become the number-one c

The New Killer Is Not the Big Killer

The new killer has grabbed people’s attention.

Is Putin the Solution… or the Problem?

Years ago, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) turned into an indicator of the level of internation


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