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Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum,
Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
  • Anwar Ibrahim
    Lord Tim Bell
    Wadah Khanfar
    Lord Chadlington
    Roger Fisk
    Abdallah S. Jum'ah
    Mark Kimmitt
    Herbert M. Heitmann
  • Khaled A. Almaeena
    Richard C. Powell Jr
    Jamal Khashoggi
    Michael Peel
    Jay Walsh
    Daniel Tisch
    Hoh Kim
    Harold Burson
  • Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
    Prema Sagar
    Rami Khouri
    Dr Tarik Yousef
    John Defterios
    Rishi Saha
    Christophe Ginistry
    Richard Linning
  • Chris McLaughlin
    Mohamed Al Ayed
    Mazen Nahawi
    Sultan Al Bazie
    Eileen Wallis
    Tariq Al-Ghamdi
    Ali Al Ahmed
    Maha Abouelenein
Speakers
Jamal Khashoggi
General Manager & Editor-in-Chief Al Arab News Channel

Saudi Arabian journalist, columnist and author, Jamal Khashoggi is the General Manager and Editor-in-Chief of Al Arab News Channel.

 

Khashoggi began his career as a correspondent for the Saudi Gazette Daily, and continued his career in journalism writing for various daily and weekly Arab newspapers from 1987 to 1990.

 

 

From 1991 to 1999, he was appointed as a foreign correspondent to cover the events in such countries as Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan and the Middle East.

 

He was appointed a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Arab News the leading English newspaper of Saudi Arabia. In 2003, he becomes Editor-in-Chief of Al-Watan daily, which is considered the pioneering reformist newspaper in Saudi Arabia. In less than two month he lost his job but later appointed as the media advisor to Prince Turki Al Faisal, the Saudi Ambassador in London and later Washington.

 

In 2007, he returned to Al Watan as its Editor in Chief. In mid-2010, Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal appointed him to launch and lead a new 24 hour news channel, Al Arab.

 

Jamal Khashoggi was born in Medina 1958, Saudi Arabia, and graduated from Indiana State University in 1982.

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