Most Iranians live in cities. Protests are no longer confined to Tehran and other big cities, as the move to small cities is changing the landscape of protests.
Unlike its neighbors, Qatar has continued to do well ranked by perceived corruption.
Pope Francis is shining a spotlight on complex battles for the soul of Islam as well as the survival of autocracy in the Middle East and North Africa.
Egypt’s president promises change, but does he really mean it?
The West was not only happy to flirt with Mubarak. It is also still in bed with plenty of bad guys.
The strongman drives Egypt like a racecar, but in the wrong direction.
Normalization negotiations seem closer than ever to conclusion, but significant differences remain on Gaza, Hamas and Egypt.
An innovative start-up in Egypt provides a means for local farmers to use clean solar energy on their farms.
Like the Pharaohs of old, Egypt’s President gives his people trophies – but doesn’t address their basic needs.