The truly historic nature of the UAE-Israel deal is in the fine print.
The UAE’s recognition of Israel puts Saudi Arabia more than any other Gulf state in the hot seat.
A collection of maps, charts and graphs exploring Lebanon.
Israel will have to walk a fine line between accommodating the U.S. and maintaining freedom of relations with China.
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.