The Lebanese armed forces’ Covid-19 response has been a success, but potential problems remain.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Lebanon’s politicians know they must save their country from an implosion in order to save themselves.
Economies in the Middle East and North Africa are suffering from supply chain problems due to the coronavirus.
As world powers struggle to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, countries across the Middle East are mulling over this pandemic's impact on the regional power balance and foreign policy.
Lebanon’s economy was collapsing, until the coronavirus lockdown made matters even worse.
In an interview, Ahmed Nagi discusses the dangers of the coronavirus in a country already facing a terrible conflict.
Egypt’s military has allowed civilians to lead the coronavirus response, but some things are troubling.
While countries worldwide have announced lockdowns to block the coronavirus, North African governments are using the opportunity to further quell freedom of expression and advance their agendas. Will civil society stand their ground?
The kingdom’s national history, geopolitical competition, and future vision have all shaped its approach to the coronavirus. The Islamic holy month will underscore how long-standing traditions have changed.