Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, beset by legal trouble, has long hinted at the possibility of calling early elections. Mr. Netanyahu believed that a fresh electoral mandate would strengthen his ...
Eight years have passed since Syria began to disintegrate. Civilians continue to be targeted at an ever-increasing rate. Also ever rising, it seems, is the number of domestic and foreign ...
In the wake of the "Arab Spring" revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt in late 2010 and early 2011, the conventional narrative, at least in the Western media, soon became one of an unstoppable tidal wave of emancipation.
As with every anniversary associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict, one side's celebration is the other side's occasion for mourning and protest.
Eight states border the Persian (or Arabian) Gulf: seven predominantly Arab (Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman), and one predominantly non-Arab (Iran). In 1945, all eight were monarchies.