Denomination: Sunni muslim
Successively typist, Deputy Director, Supervisor, Auditor, Diplomatic Attache, Third Secretary, Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Member of Board, Okaz Press Establishment. Attended Conference on Primary Materials, Dakar, Senegal 1974.
Major political commentator. Interviewed a number of Arab Heads of State. Major journalist; Editor-in-Chief, Okaz daily newspaper since 1977.