The coronavirus pandemic is taming human arrogance and blindness

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

For every trying moment we experience it seems there is a quip from Winston Churchill waiting to ......

Hassan Yassin

How the coronavirus pandemic can help good leaders to clean house

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

If the coronavirus death toll makes for grim reading, then the economic fallout is scarcely better. ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Campaign to save the Lebanese diaspora hides wicked plot

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Lebanon is currently under complete lockdown after the Lebanese government declared total ......

Makram Rabah

The coronavirus pandemic puts pregnant women at risk – let’s take care of them

Monday, 30 March 2020

Mariam, 35, is pregnant in a time of uncertainty. Every day, she spends hours on social media trying ......

Dr. Luay Shabaneh

The assassination of an ex-militiaman in Lebanon is President Aoun’s failure

Monday, 30 March 2020

Last week’s story of two ex-militiamen in Lebanon – one released, the other shot dead – shines a ......

Hussain Abdul-Hussain

Coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the geopolitical order

Sunday, 29 March 2020

The novel coronavirus has created pervasive uncertainty across human society and there is no doubt ......

Sultan Althari

Iran campaign for sanctions relief seeks to cover up negligence over coronavirus

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Iran has been mounting a full-court press in recent weeks over the need for sanctions relief. This ......

Jason Brodsky

The coronavirus crisis is the time for the G20 to really show what it can do

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Thursday’s G20 summit hosted by King Salman marked an important step in advancing the global ......

Michael Stephens

Coronavirus augurs the inevitable collapse of a global economy in ‘overshoot’

Friday, 27 March 2020

It is a commonly observed fact that overloaded systems are sensitive to small perturbations.The ......

Ugo Bardi

Iraq’s new prime minister faces a delicate balancing act

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Following years of Iranian influence in Iraqi politics, the tides of change may finally be moving in ......

Salma Mohamed

Forced working from home under coronavirus may spell the end of useless meetings

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Few workplaces are spared the torture of useless meetings. Among the coronavirus clouds, a silver ......

Omar Al-Ubaydli

Coronavirus prevention extremely difficult in refugee, IDP camps in Middle East

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

As the world grapples with the dangerous and evolving coronavirus pandemic, the impact on the most ......

Mona Yacoubian

No time for trial and error, global governance must take action to stop COVID-19

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

On December 31, 2019, as excitement and hope at the prospect of a new decade was felt all over the ......

Diana Galeeva

Hezbollah fears IMF conditions could reignite Lebanon’s uprising

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Slowly, but surely, Lebanon is heading toward inevitable economic collapse. Prime Minister Hassan ......

David Daoud

Coronavirus may not be the apocalypse, but it is a serious health crisis

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

The World Health Organization formally declared on March 11 what many public health experts had been ......

Andrew Natsios