Politics & Society
Politics Trump’s main reason for keeping U.S. forces in Syria is not about Iran. It’s about stopping Iraqi oil from getting to Damascus.
Politics Sudan is going through a period of transformation, and women are at the forefront of the movement for change. Leading with empowering songs, Alaa Salah represents the strength and energy of the Sudanese women who have been driving the movement forward.
Politics The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE waged financial warfare against the State of Qatar in 2017 after the GCC crisis erupted, according to officials in Doha. Now the Qataris are attempting to settle scores in London and New York courts, where they are seeking billions.
Trump’s Veto of the Yemen War Powers Resolution is a Disaster for the People of Yemen and for US Dem...
Politics Arab intellectuals and activists are mobilizing in the U.S., urging the public to put pressure on the executive. Yet this should not be an academic matter, nor a radical political cause. Basic morality should suffice to cease U.S. involvement in the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
Politics Recent events in Libya and Sudan have further exposed the strong influence that Abu Dhabi wields throughout the greater Arab world. With a powerful military and deep pockets, the Emirati leadership is determined to prevent anti-status quo political movements and groups from ascending to power in Arab countries in Africa for fear that such change could adversely impact its and other Gulf monarchies’ vital interests.
Politics Bezos blackmail case against The National Enquirer reveals MbS’ hand in manipulating Western media coverage of Saudi Arabia.
Politics Eight years after the Syrian crisis broke out, regional states are gradually coming around to reaccepting Damascus back into the Arab world’s diplomatic fold. Yet there is still no consensus among Arab League member-states regarding Syria’s reintegration into the body.
Politics Persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt is not new, but it has taken on a new momentum since the al-Sisi regime started cracking down on Islamist extremists six years ago.