Electoral victories by several anti-establishment candidates have revived flagging hopes that thoroughgoing reform is possible.
In an interview, Armenak Tokmajyan looks at the complexities characterizing Syria’s border with Turkey.
A posthumously published memoir by Fouad Ajami shows that the author never truly broke with Lebanon.
Hamas, with Hezbollah’s help, is building up a military presence in Lebanon, whose ultimate consequences could be devastating.
Renewed Saudi political activity in Lebanon may signal the emergence of an alignment that aims to preserve ties with the Arab states.
In an interview, Iyad El-Baghdadi examines the tension between the United States and two leading Gulf states, and what this means.
In Lebanon, as in the United Kingdom, successive tragedies reveal contrasting approaches to remembrance and commemoration.
In an interview, Karim Sadjadpour discusses Iran’s grand strategy, the Vienna nuclear negotiations, and more.
In an interview, Ahmed Nagi explains what the establishment of a Presidential Council last week means for the future.
Mahmoud Abbas has issued a decree that may emasculate the only authoritative body uniting Palestinians
Very different Western reactions to the suffering in Ukraine and the Arab world show that there is a profound rift among cultures.
In an interview, Alex Vatanka discusses his book on how the Khamenei-Rafsanjani relationship shaped post-revolution Iran.
In an interview, Nikolay Kozhanov explains how the Ukraine conflict will affect Middle Eastern hydrocarbons production.