Women are underrepresented in Algeria's business sector. While the state has launched several initiatives to help, more needs to be done to combat misogynistic ideas about women's roles and the institutionalized discrimination to which they have given rise.
IMF proposals and Egyptian government initiatives offer an opportunity to bring the country's powerful military-owned companies under consolidated ownership and regulatory frameworks, mitigating their adverse impacts on economic output, public finances, and private sector development.
After a decade of civil war, Syria’s border with Turkey is divided. Yet long-term stability will require a peace agreement that treats the border as an indivisible whole.
In an interview, Nikolay Kozhanov explains how the Ukraine conflict will affect Middle Eastern hydrocarbons production.
In Iraq’s Eastern Basra region, regional conflicts and illicit activity have contributed to environmental decay, which in turn furthers instability. Unless these problems are addressed, there will be long-term consequences for Iraq and the Middle East.
The complex situation along Syria’s northern border with Turkey makes any settlement there difficult.
Damascus and Amman began repairing relations last year. But after a decade of war, Syria will be a very different partner than it has been in the past.
Amid challenges for the community, how might Armenians vote in Lebanon’s May elections?
Hollowed out by corruption and mismanagement and buffeted by adverse economic conditions, authoritarian governments in the Middle East are struggling to deliver the socioeconomic benefits that once pacified their publics.
Syria is being drawn into a de facto coalition that may aim to limit Iran’s reach in the Levant