Protesters in Lebanon have plenty of reason to bemoan the autocratic response of the government — and its inability to deal with the economic crisis.
A collection of features from our archives exploring Iran’s politics, history, economy and culture.
From Israel and Pakistan to India, ultra-conservative communities have emerged as virus-spreading clusters. This is not helped by governments reluctant to disrupt ultra-orthodox life by enforcing public health measures.
Syria’s announcement of its first COVID-19 case highlights the public health threat posed by war zones that produce millions of refugees and displaced persons.
Lessons not learned and opportunities missed: A roadmap to political and societal dysfunction.
Corruption runs rampant in U.S. arms deals in the Middle East.
Right after Iran’s Soleimani was killed, the Saudis arrived at the White House.
The shortsightedness of the United States in allowing arms production facilities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is unbelievable.