Saad Hariri’s bid to lead Lebanon is a disaster waiting to happen

Monday, 19 October 2020

Lebanon’s political class has continually failed to form governments that serve its people. The ......

Makram Rabah

Iraq’s Prime Minister al-Kadhimi should put the killers of protesters on trial

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Iraqi protesters have given Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi an ultimatum: he has until October 25 ......

Zana Gulmohamad

Artificial intelligence has been key to fighting coronavirus – it can do more too

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize all aspects of human society as part ......

Munib Mesinovic

Lebanon-Israel maritime talks do not have to stop at the border

Thursday, 15 October 2020

The Lebanon-Israel border talks show that Hezbollah is under pressure. They could lead to more ......

Hanin Ghaddar

Coronavirus: How the Gulf economy has allowed women to keep their jobs

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

In Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, female citizens have kept their jobs amid the coronavirus at higher ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Lebanon is doomed if its best people keep fleeing the country

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Reports that Lebanese people are fleeing the country en masse reflect the country’s slide into a ......

Rami Rayess

Arab music in Israel: From ‘music of the enemy’ to mainstream popularity

Monday, 12 October 2020

One Saturday in the summer of 1971, my aunt took me to her gym in Tel Aviv. The scene was familiar, ......

Linda Abdul Aziz Menuhin

Hezbollah is buying time with farcical Lebanese-Israeli maritime border talks

Friday, 09 October 2020

Lebanon’s recent announcement that it would start talks with Israel to demarcate its maritime border ......

Makram Rabah

The UAE is leading the way on gender equality, but there is more to do

Thursday, 08 October 2020

The United Arab Emirates’ recent landmark law mandating equal pay for men and women is an important ......

Nairouz Bader

Japan’s new prime minister must build on Abe’s legacy

Thursday, 08 October 2020

Japan’s new prime minister faces two main challenges: reviving the economy while managing the ......

Sultan Althari