Protests erupted in Basra...
There is excitement in international development circles about the future of Africa and its economic potential. Yet, transforming the continent’s potential into reality poses a number of challenges.
The United Nations criticized Israel this past week for closing the Karam Abu Salem border crossing (also known as Kerem Shalom) between Israel and Gaza, warning that the measure could have negative repercussions.
Saudi-Iranian relations h...
In response to economic threats from the United States, Iran has threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz, a shipping route between the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman that is critical to the shipment of oil.
Syrian-regime forces backing President Bashar al-Assad have regained control of the southwestern city of Deraa and many of the surrounding towns in the Deraa Province following a 20-day offensive that began on June 19.
Last week, Djibouti hoste...
From Hirak in the Rif, to teacher demonstrations in the capital, Palestinian solidarity marches in Casablanca, and the Jerada mining protests in the northeast, examples of post-2011 social movements abound.
Morocco announced on Tuesday its intention to sever diplomatic relations with Iran over that country’s aid to the Polisario Movement via Hezbollah, Iran’s Shiite ally in Lebanon.
Hezbollah (Arabic for “Party of God”) is a Shia Islamist political party and militant group based in Lebanon.