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Earlier this week Tunisian President Beji Caed Essebsi sparked debate across the Muslim world
August 17, 2017 - 15:31 GMT
The Tunisian preisdent paints a picture of his country as a liberal, secular, land of equals. However, the reality couldn't be more different
Syria's Assad: Anti-imperialist hero and alt-right idol. (AFP/File)
August 15, 2017 - 12:31 GMT
He's an alt-right idol, but also an anti-imperialist hero.
Can the Gulf Crisis ever be resolved
August 15, 2017 - 11:37 GMT
More than two months have passed since Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, along with Bahrain and also Egypt, imposed a blockade on Qatar.
Activists gathered to protest the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi
August 14, 2017 - 19:34 GMT
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the death of at least 900 protesters at the hands of the Egyptian security forces.
Diyarbakir, Turkey. There were incidents in Silvan District of Diyarbakir, where security forces launched an operation against the PKK | Editorial credit: ymphotos / Shutterstock.com
August 10, 2017 - 15:30 GMT
Despite a consistent diet of news and analysis being written about Turkey, it remains difficult for readers and many journalists to understand what is really happening inside the country. No where is this more true, than in the South-East.
Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is daughter of His Majesty King Hussein of Jordan, who ruled the country until his passing in 1999, and is the half-sister of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein.
August 09, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan talked this morning about the importance of talking about one’s illnesses and experiences.
Online cyber attacks have become all too common in Egypt in recent times and amount to the everyday terrorism of those who dare to speak out or behave differently - Shutterstock.
August 08, 2017 - 12:01 GMT
Online cyber attacks have become all too common in Egypt in recent times and amount to the everyday terrorism of those who dare to speak out or behave differently.
A woman holds a picture of the executed Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr infront of a Saudi policeman during a protest. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2017 - 08:39 GMT
The Shia population in Saudi Arabia are heavily discriminated against by the Sunni kingdom.
'We are all Marek' (Facebook)
July 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Ma'arik al-Tawayha, the Jordanian soldier who has been convicted of murdering three US soldiers is a member of the Howaitat tribe, here is their side of the story.
ANUARY 17 2016: Hundreds gathered in Times Square to protest the Saudi government's execution of dissident sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr and demand the release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
July 25, 2017 - 14:30 GMT
Fourteen Saudi Arabians face "imminent" execution after a "grossly unfair mass trial" in which they were convicted of rioting, theft and rebellion, Amnesty International has warned.
Mourners carry the coffin of Ha'il Satawi, an Israeli policeman from the Arab-Druze minority. (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 19:35 GMT
The recent killing of two Druze police officers by Palestinian gunmen in East Jerusalem's Old City has cast a spotlight on the minority community in Israel.
American Airlines said on July 12, 2017, it is ending its codeshare relationships with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways as part of its push against government subsidies of Middle Eastern carriers. (AFP)
July 13, 2017 - 07:44 GMT
Under obscure tax and export provisions designed decades ago to protect Israel, US companies can be punished if they accept a foreign country’s demand to comply with a boycott not supported by the United States
A displaced Syrian child and her mother, who fled the countryside surrounding the Islamic State (IS) group's stronghold of Raqa. (AFP)
July 12, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Since the beginning of the Syrian war Rojava, or 'West Kurdistan' has achieved unprecedented de-facto autonomy.
A soldier in South Sudan. (AFP/ Simon Maina)
July 09, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
The South Sudanese government has rejected proposals to renegotiate the 2015 peace agreement, but expressed readiness to fast track implementation of provisions that have not been implemented in accordance with the implementation matrix.
A Witch Hunt Too Far? SJW Metrics Arrive in MENA.
July 05, 2017 - 18:24 GMT
Yesterday, everybody's favorite “88 Things Your Arab Says” website turned a little towards the dark side.
US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2017. (AFP/ Saul Loeb)
July 04, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
US President Donald Trump has been nothing if not open about his pledges to take a different tack on the world stage, putting “America First” and downplaying long-standing multi-lateralism. But how that approach will be received at a venue full of world leaders remains a largely open question. Thus, Trump and his new approach will face their next test when he joins fellow leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg this week.