Palestinian faction Fatah: No state in Gaza, and no state without Gaza

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Hamas senior official Izzat al-Risheq said on Friday that the movement offered its vision on the ......

Nation states and the approach to ‘big oil’

Monday, 16 July 2018

Faisal Al-Shammeri is a political analyst based in Washington DC. He tweets @mr_alshammeri


When the state is missing in action

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Adnan Hussein is the executive editor-in-chief of Al-Mada newspaper and head of the National Union of Iraqi journalists. Previously, he has held the position of Managing Editor in Asharq al-Awsat newspaper. He tweets under the handle @adnanhussein


The ‘impossible state’ and challenges of modernity

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Fahad Shoqiran is a Saudi writer and researcher who also founded the Riyadh philosophers group. His writings have appeared in pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, Alarabiya.net, among others. He also blogs on philosophies, cultures and arts. He tweets @shoqiran.


Reporter caught playing Pokemon Go at State Dept press briefing

Friday, 22 July 2016

For most journalists, showing up to daily US government briefings in Washington is often seen as a ......

How religion is being used to manipulate Egyptians

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Mohammed Nosseir is an Egyptian liberal politician who advocates for advancing liberalism, political participation, and economic freedom. Mohammed was member of the higher committee at the Democratic Front Party from 2007 to 2012, and then member of the political bureau of the Free Egyptian Party till mid 2013. Mohammed advocates for his work through providing the Egyptian government with a number of schemes to better reform its government institutes, as well as he is a regular contributor to various Egyptian newspapers. Mohammed also has extensive experience in the private sector, working with a number of international companies assisting them in expanding their businesses in the Middle East. Mohammed graduated from Faculty of Commerce, Ain Shams University, Cairo (1986); he participated at Aspen Seminar on Leadership, Values and Good Society (2011), Eisenhower Fellow, Multi-National Program (2009) and Stanford Fellow for Democracy, Development & Rule of Law (2008).