Why Is This Interesting?

Ahmed Al Omran


Ahmed Al Omran (AAO) is a journalist and writer who focuses on modern Saudi Arabia. He is currently a reporter at the Financial Times and previously worked at the Wall Street Journal and NPR. In recent years, Ahmed has gained a following through his insightful and comprehensive Substack newsletter, Riyadh Bureau. Through this platform, he provides in-depth analysis of the latest developments in Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East. Ahmed's expertise, particularly on topics related to politics and society in the region, has made him a respected voice in the field of journalism.
  1. Why is this interesting? - The Saudi Arabia Edition (2020-07-03)
  2. Why is this interesting? - The Blockade Edition (2020-12-09)