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Lebanon’s currency recovery since Hariri’s return is a mirage

Friday, 30 October 2020

The news that Lebanon’s former Prime Minister Saad Hariri will form the next Lebanese cabinet ......

Makram Rabah

How vaccines became the unexpected superheroes of 2020

Thursday, 29 October 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the world’s attitude to vaccines, revolutionized their ......

Dr. Walid Zaher

How the new global politics of climate change will affect the Middle East

Thursday, 29 October 2020

The global shift toward clean energy will come with a new set of foreign policy risks, power shifts, ......

Sultan Althari

What Gulf science can learn from the 2020 economics Nobel prize

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

The 2020 economics Nobel prize went to the American pair Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson “for ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Fund of Funds: Venture capital can save small businesses from COVID-19

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

This year has been a painful one for small businesses. The coronavirus pandemic has kept economies ......

Adel Alateeq

Biden rejoining the Iran deal is easier said than done

Sunday, 25 October 2020

At face value, the upcoming US election presents a choice between two Iran strategies. If President ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Saad Hariri’s return benefits Hezbollah – he must be held accountable

Sunday, 25 October 2020

One year after mass protests pushed him to resign, Saad Hariri is back as Lebanon's prime ......

Hanin Ghaddar

The return of Saad Hariri: Back to square one in Lebanon?

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Almost a year ago, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned as the Lebanese took to the streets ......

Rami Rayess

Hassan Rouhani wants the US to surrender, but the pressure is on Tehran

Thursday, 22 October 2020

“Surrender.” That’s the only option Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered America during his (now ......

Behnam Ben Taleblu and Erielle Davidson

Samuel Paty’s murder shows need for free speech, combating radicalization in mosques

Thursday, 22 October 2020

The world watched with horror the recent terrorist attack that claimed the life of a beloved high ......

Heba Yosry

Iran suffers as the Supreme Leader's house crumbles

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

While some may argue that Iran is a democracy, it is, in fact, a nation controlled within the Bayt, ......

Dr. Kamal Azari and Mohsen Sazegara

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

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