News of the passing of Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak has triggered varied responses from regional observers, as each of them tries to come to terms with a legacy that spans 3 decades. Mr.
Iranians went to the polls last week to vote in the country’s parliamentary elections. The turnout, despite government reports, was quite low compared to previous elections.
After weeks of uncertainty, Lebanon has a new government. Following the resignation of the country’s prime minister, Saad Hariri, who had come under pressure from weeks of street protests, Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun appointed to the position Mr.
This week the European Union issued a sharp rebuke against the Israeli government’s approval of the construction of nearly 2,000 settler units in the Occupied Territories.
News of last week’s targeted killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), along with Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis, continues to create r
The failure of Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White’s Benny Gantz to form a governing coalition may have condemned Israel to a third parliamentary election in one year. Unwilling to separate himself from right-wing coalition allies, Mr. Netanyahu has made Mr.
Iranians have taken to the streets to protest against the government’s decision to raise petrol prices. The move, which Iranian officials have argued was necessary due to the drop in oil exports as a result of U.S.
In Cairo, anthropologist Andrea Rugh overheard Egyptian friends talking in animated tones about a beloved advice column they awaited eagerly each week. The wildly popular column, published in Al-Ahram, a widely read, quasi-governmental newspaper, featured advice on a wide range of issues.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has suffered his first electoral defeat since he came to power. The decisive victory of opposition’s mayoral candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu at the end of last month is especially problematic for Mr.
U.S. President Donald Trump has been vocal about his desire to broker a peace deal between Israel and Palestine.