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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper” google_fonts=”font_family:Playfair%20Display%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Asharq Al-Awsat is the world’s premier pan-Arab daily newspaper, printed simultaneously each day on four continents in 14 cities. Launched in London in 1978, Asharq Al-Awsat has established itself as the decisive publication on pan-Arab and international affairs, offering its readers in-depth analysis and exclusive editorials, as well as the most comprehensive coverage of the entire Arab world.

Asharq Al-Awsat was the first Arabic daily newspaper to use satellite transmission for simultaneous printing in a number of major cities worldwide, and is currently the only newspaper to own the Arabic syndication rights to three renowned international publications, the Washington Post, USA Today, and Global Viewpoint.Balanced and comprehensive, Asharq Al-Awsat is the preferred daily Arabic-language newspaper, with its readership penetrating all socio-economic groups. It is famous for conducting in-depth interviews with prominent and influential personalities. Asharq Al-Awsat’s news team provides its readers around the world with objective and impartial news coverage, cementing the journalistic integrity of the newspaper.

Asharq Al-Awsat success and popularity can be attributed to its dedicated and experienced team of skilled journalists, editors and columnists, who have editorial talent and years of journalistic experience, as well as the motivation to report the news impartially.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”35px”][vc_text_separator title=”EDITORS” border_width=”2″ el_class=”chiefeditor”][vc_empty_space height=”27px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image source=”external_link” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” css_animation=”appear” link=”http://english.aawsat.com/author/salman-aldossary” custom_src=”http://english.aawsat.com/images/eic-charbel.jpg”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mnky_team name=”Ghassan Charbel ” position=”Editor-in-Chief”][/mnky_team][vc_column_text]Ghassan Charbel is the Editor-in-Chief of Asharq Al-awsat. A graduate of the Lebanese University, he started his long distinguished career in journalism in 1976, working as an Editor for Annahar daily. Then went on to work for AFP, then Managing editor for Asharq Al-awsat as well as Al Wasat Daily in London. Mr Charbel has conducted various interviews with world leaders including; King Hussain, King Abdullah II, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, President Basshar Al- Assad, Abdulla Gul, Muhammad Khatimi, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Jalal Talibani, Yasser Arafat, Mahmood Abbas, Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, President Elias Hirawi, Emil Lahoud, Michel Sulaiman, as well as other prominent figures in the International and Arab world. Mr.Charbel is author of seven books regarding the Middle East and Lebanon, including ‘Under Gaddafi’s Tent’ and ‘Lebanon: Book of Presidents’.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”55349134″ alignment=”center” css_animation=”appear”][mnky_team name=”Aidroos Abdulaziz” position=”Assistant Editor-in-chief”][/mnky_team][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”55349133″ alignment=”center” css_animation=”appear”][mnky_team name=”Zaed Bin Kami” position=”Assistant Editor-in-chief”][/mnky_team][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Full list of staff can be found here Asharq Al-awsat Team List
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10th Floor Building 7
Chiswick Business Park
566 Chiswick High Road
London W4 5YG
United Kingdom
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