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.
The complex situation along Syria’s northern border with Turkey makes any settlement there difficult.
Amid challenges for the community, how might Armenians vote in Lebanon’s May elections?
In an interview, Chris Cormency discusses the serious consequences of water scarcity in the Middle East.
Syria is being drawn into a de facto coalition that may aim to limit Iran’s reach in the Levant
In an interview, Noel Brehony discusses the former South Yemen and where the southern movement is today.
The Ukraine war will reshape Russia’s influence in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and Africa.
The conflict in Ukraine is exacerbating an already poor economic situation in Tunisia.
As Israel’s president prepares to visit Turkey, the two countries have much to discuss that is mutually beneficial.
In their latest film, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige open a Pandora’s Box from Lebanon’s wartime past.
Adopting radical measures to limit Tehran’s influence has usually failed, so it’s best to try something else.