Prime Minister al-Kadhimi, faced with many obstacles in rebuilding Iraq’s nuclear energy programme, gets a boost from the French.
As Kuwait’s new emir settles into place one policy that is unlikely to change is the effort to drastically reduce migrant numbers.
Devastating floods and an economy crippled by sanctions and Covid-19 leave Sudan at the mercy of big power politics.
With the promise of offshore gas resource wealth in jeopardy and the pressure on to recognise Israel, Mauritania faces a challenging time.
A Democrat clean sweep on 3 November would bring all four of the world’s biggest economies more or less into line on reducing emissions, with potentially major implications for peak oil demand.
As Turkey, Russia and the US weigh up their options, a shaky ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province may be about to end.
A transcript, edited for length and clarity, taken from the 18 September Arab Digest podcast with Sami Hamdi, editor in chief of The International Interest.
An urgent need for affordable housing is putting pressure on the government as it grapples with the economic impact of low oil prices and Covid-19.
We are pleased to publish Grace Dunn’s winning entry in the inaugural Arab Digest – Anglo-Omani Society Essay Competition for Year 12 and Year 13 students (ages 16 -18).
Mada Masr correctly predicts results of Senate elections; calls for anti-regime demonstrations mount; as economy shrivels, Sisi goes on a fundraising drive.