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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 Riyadh Summit and The Post-Coronavirus Phase

The pandemic has devastated a world that used to think that killer viruses were part of the past.

The World Awaits the Policeman

The man knows about America.

Biden’s America in a World That Has Changed

Winning is a big reward and a heavy burden.

The Soloist and the Orchestra Conductor

Tomorrow, the Americans head to the polls. The event is nearly as exciting as the FIFA World Cup.

The Captain of the Mighty Power

America is an enormous power.

The President, the Vaccine, and the Heated Weeks

There is no exaggeration in saying that “heated weeks” are ahead.

Maps And Fires

During a stroll in the forest, a mother told her son who wanted to climb a tree: “We have to respect

No Time to Die

The young man read the news and expressed his discontent.

The Iraqi Mustafa and the Lebanese Mustafa

The arrival of Mustafa al-Kadhimi to the premiership last May awoke a painful and strong Iraqi quest

New Signatures in a Different World

In the history of the efforts exerted to end the Arab-Israeli conflict, pictures hung in the minds o

In Grip of the Pandemic and Turmoil

A person has no right to plunge into despair because a pandemic has invaded the world and laboratori

Macron, Fairouz, and the Last Ring

It is beautiful to see Emmanuel Macron return to Lebanon through the house of Fairouz.

The Harshness of Living without a State

The harshness of the images does not need an explanation.

The Palestinians and the Weapon of Time

The following took place in Damascus, when I was interviewing Dr.


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