A Saudi journalist and researcher, he is the editor-in-chief of many newspapers and magazines and has researched the Middle East, the Arabian Gulf, and Islamic movements.
Graduated from the University of Milton Keynes, UK, Sociology.
Postgraduate studies at the University of St Andrews. Political Science.
Economic editor at Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper.
Editor-in-Chief of Al Jadeeda Magazine from 1996 to 1998.
Editor-in-Chief of Al Majalla magazine from 1998 to 2000.
Editor-in-chief of the Arab Observer magazine from 2000 to 2006.
Executive Editor-in-Chief of the London-based Al-Arab newspaper until 2015
Producer and presenter of the Gulf Talk program at the Arab News Network.
Presenter of the "Friendly Fire" program on Sky News Arabia.
Research member at the Royal Institute of International Relations "Chatham House".
Member of the American Association for Political Studies.
Member of the British Jackson Society.