The impact of the coronavirus in the Middle East has led to shifts in the nature of authoritarianism.
In her new book, Emmy-winning journalist and New York Times bestseller Kim Ghattas examines the unraveling of the modern Middle East and why it started with the pivotal year of 1979.
To contain the coronavirus, Arab governments are mobilizing official Islamic institutions. The most pressing goal is to shut down sites of potential contagion as Ramadan approaches.
In an interview, Harith Hasan and Kheder Khaddour discuss their recent paper on the Iraqi-Syrian border.
The new coronavirus is spreading into conflict-affected states. The pandemic and efforts to contain it are much more likely to aggravate and multiply conflicts than reduce or end them.
Arab states will struggle with the aftermath of the coronavirus, but only inclusiveness will bring about their recovery.
Despite ongoing public dissatisfaction with the government, Algerians, along with much of the global population, remain confined to their homes.
In an interview, Marwan Muasher looks at the long-term impact of the new coronavirus on the Middle East and North Africa.
It’s all bleak for the Palestinians, but there are some things they can do to improve their situation.
The integration of women in Arab armies has been inconsistent, slow, and socially and politically problematic. Nevertheless, this situation is gradually changing.