Tunisians demand more women in senior public roles

Saturday, 23 December 2017

Tunisia's minister for women urged authorities Friday to promote women to top civil service jobs ......

Understanding secularism without the controversy that shrouds it

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Hassan AlMustafa is Saudi journalist with interest in middle east and Gulf politics. His writing focuses on social media, Arab youth affairs and Middle Eastern societal matters. His twitter handle is @halmustafa.


Saudi novelist urges liberal thinkers in the region to stay put

Thursday, 06 October 2016

Turki al-Hamad, a famed liberal Saudi novelist and writer, called on religious scholars such as ......

As we await Iran’s openness

Wednesday, 09 March 2016

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.


Saudi Arabia’s devastating war

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Jamal Khashoggi is a Saudi journalist, columnist, author, and general manager of the upcoming Al Arab News Channel. He previously served as a media aide to Prince Turki al Faisal while he was Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States. Khashoggi has written for various daily and weekly Arab newspapers, including Asharq al-Awsat, al-Majalla and al-Hayat, and was editor-in-chief of the Saudi-based al-Watan. He was a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan, and other Middle Eastern countries. He is also a political commentator for Saudi-based and international news channels. Twitter: @JKhashoggi



Canada’s marijuana industry lights up as legalization loo‎ms

Saturday, 26 December 2015

From inside a former Hershey chocolate factory some 80 kilometers outside Canada’s capital, ......

Photos of shirtless, muscle-flexing new Canadian PM eclipse policy talk

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

The muscled, shirtless man stands facing the camera, fists up in a boxer's pose, with a large tattoo ......

Canada’s Liberal Party win historic election

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Canadians voted for a sharp change in their government on Monday, returning a legendary name for ......

Meet Saudi journalist Othman al-Omair, a ‘friend to kings’

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Othman al-Omair is a Saudi journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of the London-based pan-Arab ......

Saudi court closes liberal website permanently

Sunday, 13 April 2014

A Saudi court in Jeddah ordered the permanent closure of a liberal website for publishing what was ......

Egypt deviates towards right wing politics

Friday, 01 November 2013

Bassem Youssef is is an Egyptian doctor, satirist, and the host of El Bernameg ("The Program"), a satirical news program broadcast by a private Egyptian television station. The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career. Despite all controversy and legal debates it has sparked, El Bernameg has been a major success. It is constantly topping the regional YouTube charts, making Youssef's YouTube channel one of the most subscribed to in Egypt.


Moroccans stage ‘kiss-in’ to support accused teens

Saturday, 12 October 2013

A few dozen Moroccans staged a symbolic “kiss-in” Saturday in support of three teenagers ......

Show must go on for Lebanon’s struggling event planners

Monday, 07 October 2013

In unpredictable Lebanon, now caught up in the spillover from Syria’s civil war, the business ......