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Faisal J Abbas

Editor-in-Chief of Arab News

Faisal J Abbas is the Editor-in-Chief of the Riyadh-based leading Middle East English language daily, Arab News. He has held this position since September 2016. Under his editorship, Arab News (established in 1975) relaunched with a more global, more digital direction. It has expanded its international presence through several new international editions, a large network of local and international correspondents, and regional bureaus across the world. Prior to joining the Arab News, Mr Abbas was the Editor-in-Chief of the Dubai-based English language news site of Al Arabiya News Channel. Mr Abbas is a member of the Editorial Board of Al Arabiya News Channel, an associate fellow of the Cambridge Union Society and a member of the British Society of Authors. 
Updated: May 2, 2024