From Lebanon to Iraq, leaders seem sincere but loyalties shift as opportunities arise

Wednesday, 01 July 2020

With their fiery speeches, threats and promises, politicians – from Lebanon’s Hassan Nasrallah and ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Turkey released my father from prison, but the fight for freedom has only begun.

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Finally after seven years in and out of Turkish courts and prison, my dad is free. But the fight is ......

Enes Kanter

Why Hezbollah went after the US Ambassador to Lebanon

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

In an unprecedented move, a Lebanese judge banned local and foreign media based in Lebanon from ......

Hanin Ghaddar

The future of health care in the post-coronavirus era

Monday, 29 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing health care providers to fundamentally reevaluate operational best ......

Sultan Althari

Jordan's response to coronavirus: Leave no one behind

Monday, 29 June 2020

The Government of Jordan’s response to the coronavirus pandemic was as swift as it was bold. And it ......

Dominik Bartsch and Wissam Rabadi

We the Arabs: A reflection on what it means to be Arab

Sunday, 28 June 2020

I have always worn my Arab identity with great pride. As a young man, I used to say that had I not ......

Hassan Yassin

Coronavirus lockdown: Can we save lives and protect the economy during COVID-19?

Sunday, 28 June 2020

The coronavirus lockdowns have become a highly polarizing issue. Some believe that there is a clear ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Erdogan's Libya invasion threatens the European Union

Thursday, 25 June 2020

It has been six months since Turkey entered the fray in war-torn Libya. In early January, the ......

Salma Mohamed

The Druze of Syria call for freedom, dignity, and social justice

Thursday, 25 June 2020

The recent resurgence of the protest movement across Druze areas in Syria reminded everyone, ......

Makram Rabah

Does coronavirus prove women make better leaders? Ask Finland, Iceland or New Zealand

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Thanks to social media and news reports, people realize that some of the best performing countries ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli