Qatari cooperation with Russia reflects new global realities.
Think that 2016 was a tough year for Saudi Arabia? Wait till you see 2017
The U.S. government under Trump may be on the verge of returning to the old policy of transaction-based support of autocratic regimes in the Middle East.
The Besiktas bombing raises important questions about counter-terrorism strategy and truth telling in Turkey.
Reformist Saudi prince bounces up against flawed education system and ingrained social mores.
Egypt’s president promises change, but does he really mean it?
When sports loses its conflict-transcending character: Saudi and Iranian religious scholars agree that football poses a threat.
In a battle of the paymasters, the UAE leads frontal assault on Saudi-backed ultra-conservative movements.
The monster that Saudi Arabia created may come to haunt itself — at home.
With mosques under surveillance, IS turns to soccer for recruitment