In remembrance of Dr Frank Weirsma

DR Frank Weirsma was my professor at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Arizona (U of A) in 1976.  He taught Agricultural Engineering.  It is very sad to learn that he has passed away. Dr Weirsman was a very nice person and one of my favorite professors; I valued … Read more

Visit to West Bekaa Valley, Lebanon 23 September, 2019

Dr. Turki Faisal Al Rasheed, advisor to the Environment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) at the University of Beirut (AUB), recently undertook a field trip to West Bekaa Valley in Lebanon.  The aim of the trip was for Dr Rasheed, accompanied by support staff from ESDU, … Read more

Al Rasheed Visiting Research Fellow at LJMU

As of 1st August 2012, Dr Turki Al Rasheed has been appointed Visiting Research Fellow at Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK. LJMU is one of the top 100 new universities (under 50 years old) in the world, and has an outstanding international reputation for its research, being one of the leading … Read more

Iraq in turmoil

“This was a death squad that did this, a mob. But we should thank the high-level government officials who were there for filming it and allowing us to see the truth,” said Turki Rasheed, who hails from a major Saudi tribe.

“But the best thing was the way he (Saddam) handled the situation. He fought them with this body language, with his eyes and his talk. He became a hero,” he said.