Saudi Arabia, Egypt and most Gulf states have joined an unprecedented diplomatic and economic attack on. Continue reading
President of Al Sharq Forum & Former Director-General of the Al Jazeera Network. He is a board member of the International Crisis Group and Global Editors Network (GEN). Khanfar has been named as one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 global thinkers of 2011 as well as one of Fast Company's 'Most Creative People in Business' of the year.
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The move of Saudi Arabia,the UAE and Bahrain against Qatar was swift. It was launched on the back of a fake news. Continue reading
Al Sharq Forum President Wadah Khanfar analyses the power plays that have torn the region apart No analysis of. Continue reading
Al Sharq Youth Forum’s New Era. Continue reading
The Future of Al Sharq Region: Between ‘The New Paradigm’ That Has Not Delivered Yet And ‘The Old’ That Has Not Been Completely Defeated
Tahrir Square in 2011 was the moment when hope was triggered in the MENA region for change.
Khanfar: “It is not a reform or a renewal of our mind that we need. It is in fact a migration – a hijra – from an old model to a new one.”
The Arab world can break free of Western hegemony and internal ills It is not a reform or a renewal of our mind. Continue reading
The necessities of geography and the interests of the economy take precedence over the bitterness of history and the reactions of the present
When I resigned from the Aljazeera Network as a director general in 2011, I dedicated most of my time to an institution I founded together with a group of friends, researchers and activists in the Arab World, which we called Al Sharq Forum.