Al Jazeera English, Inside Story — May 23, 2019
>> “What the Saudi government and monarchy has been doing over the years is allowing the extremists to fester and targeting the real threat, which is the moderates…”
New York Times — May 14, 2019
>> Mr. Al-Ahmed had encountered what a new report from Citizen Lab, a research group at the University of Toronto, says is a pro-Iranian influence operation that used elaborate look-alike websites and social media to spread bogus articles online and to attack Iran’s adversaries.
Los Angeles Times (AP) — April 23, 2019
>> Dissident Ali Ahmed, who runs the Institute for Gulf Affairs in Washington, D.C., identified 34 of those executed as Shiites based on the names announced by the Interior Ministry….
Newsweek — April 11, 2019
>> Ali Al-Ahmed, a Saudi scholar and expert on Saudi political affairs with the Washington-based Institute for Gulf Affairs, said that the “Egyptian withdrawal is a huge blow to the Arab NATO idea.” He predicted that “other countries will leave as well, and the Arab NATO will properly die not far in the future.”
NPR — March 28, 2019
>> Ali al-Ahmed, an exiled Saudi opposition leader and director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, told NPR the release of the three activists “is a product of international pressure” after the arrests and the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
TRT World — January 21, 2019
>> “The severity has increased. This is the highest rate of death in Saudi history due to torture.”