Opportunity beckons for a MENA regional security initiative but it requires a leadership role from the GCC.
In the midst of a collapsing economy and a rapid rise in Covid-19 numbers, the investigation into the Beirut port blast has ground to a halt.
Article 153 is a law that enables the abuse and murder of women; it must be removed from Kuwait’s penal code.
A new generation reclaims and redefines the way they see themselves and their world and in the process give the world images that challenge and refute traditional tropes and stereotypes.
Palestinians have much less water than the WHO says is necessary for health and hygiene. Israel could be far more generous in helping to put this right but presently sees no reason to do so.
Arab Digest · The Disconnect: MENA regimes versus the people they rule over
As Covid-19 continues its alarming march, the Middle East is facing difficult challenges and hard choices.
Some are pleased and some uneasy but Middle East leaders are all prepared to move on to Biden as the Trump presidency recedes in the rearview mirror.
With another prime minister gone and Hezbollah blocking the effort to end sectarian government, the people of Lebanon continue to bear a terrible price for the failures of political leadership.
The absolute control of media space in most Arab states effectively smothers freedom of expression and silences critics and opponents.