An Israeli-Saudi ‘Silicon Wadi’ will benefit both countries

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Like every crisis, COVID-19 brings great opportunity. Unexploited potential persists for Israeli ......

Nave Shachar

Beirut’s apocalyptic blast needs an international probe for justice

Monday, 10 August 2020

Lebanon must have an international probe into the deadly Beirut explosion – it is the only way ......

Makram Rabah

Lebanon must disband Hezbollah to survive

Monday, 10 August 2020

From time to time, Lebanese authorities try to enforce traffic laws by fining drivers not wearing ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Beirut explosion will hasten Lebanon's meltdown

Friday, 07 August 2020

Long years of corruption and mismanagement have dragged Lebanon to where it is now. The enormous ......

Rami Rayess

For Syrians, death comes from hunger, conflict, or coronavirus

Friday, 07 August 2020

They were perhaps 2,000 stranded Syrian returnees. Women, children and men sheltered on hilltops ......

Hossam Elsharkawi

The Beirut explosion is the latest disaster – Lebanese ruling elite must face justice

Friday, 07 August 2020

There are no words to describe the atrocities caused by the tragedy that struck Beirut and its ......

Nadim El Kak

Without dismantling Hezbollah’s arsenal, Lebanon will always be at risk

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Tuesday’s massive explosions in Beirut were a tragedy. But as is often the case in Lebanon, this ......

Jonathan Schanzer

Like the IRGC, Iran’s army should be a designated terror organization

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Hopes in the Iranian army as a force for change are misplaced – just like the Islamic Revolutionary ......

Reza Parchizadeh

Hezbollah border incursions into Israel show neutrality is not an option for Lebanon

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Hezbollah had declared it would avenge the death of one of its fallen fighters who was among those ......

Makram Rabah

A turn to Iran for Lebanon would be a leap into the unknown

Thursday, 30 July 2020

As Lebanon slips further into isolation and its economic crisis deepens, Iran has offered to extend ......

Rami Rayess

Coronavirus: Gulf universities can learn from Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine project

Sunday, 26 July 2020

The University of Oxford is leading the world in the quest for what would be a hugely valuable COVID ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Israel's war between wars against Iran escalates in Syria

Friday, 24 July 2020

In Israel’s latest wave of escalating attacks in Syria, the former seems to have targeted a major ......

Hanin Ghaddar

Hezbollah’s historical repression of Lebanese neutrality may be coming to an end

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

The patriarch of Lebanon’s Maronite Church Beshara Al-Rai joined a growing roster of Lebanese ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Freedom for Kurds essential to Turkey’s prosperity

Monday, 20 July 2020

For decades, Turkish bureaucrats and state employees viewed assignments in Southeastern Turkey, a ......

Enes Kanter

The ‘law of the sword’ of Turkey’s neo-sultan Erdogan

Monday, 20 July 2020

In modern neo-Ottoman Turkey, government officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ......

Costas Mavrides