This week the United Nations Development Programme is convening a forum in Tunis to launch a new global strategy that puts youth at the center of all ...
It is important to note that the depiction of the Arab's last century as being a "cauldron of conflicts" is most unfair, since fully one half of this period was spent fighting against imperial domination and attempting to remove the last vestiges of colonial rule.
The tensions between Russia and the West have further ratcheted up this week since the Crimean Peninsula's local government called for a referendum to secede from Ukraine. The current standoff between the West and Moscow concerning Ukraine might be viewed as the gravest instance of tension in the post-Cold War era.
Mr. Hamdi, a former soccer player and Al Ahli captain, has headed the club, whose supporters played a key role in toppling Mr. Mubarak and have clashed repeatedly in recent months with security forces, for 12 years.
"Graffiti is like flowers. They are beautiful, but they don't live long." An interview with Lebanese-Egyptian street-artist Bahia Shehab about the ...
Although 2 degrees Celsius of warming is widely considered to be the upper safe limit, such a temperature rise will usher in changes not seen for some 115,000 years.
For the last several years, the word "revolution" has been hanging around backstage on the national television talk-show circuit waiting for somebody, anybody -- visionary poet, unemployed automobile worker, late-night comedian -- to cue its appearance on camera.
In a rare demonstration of unity, several groups of militant soccer fans have thrown down a gauntlet for the Egyptian interior ministry and its security forces by effectively demanding ownership of sports stadia.
There should be a serious debate on how to reinvent the Arab state, establishing a developmental regime that fosters a reorientation of the national economy towards industrial productivity, agricultural dynamism, and inclusive growth.
More than three years after the broadcast debuted, my Muslim audience now finds it ordinary, rather than aberrant, to hear a Jewish voice opine on Arab affairs in their mother tongue. In numerous Arab countries, such a situation would be revolutionary--but in Morocco, it's merely one step forward among many.
Africa is becoming a niche for armed group terrorist organizations and drug cartel recruiters. Its disillusioned and disenfranchised youth are an easy...
Debate continues on the political implications of the so-called Arab Spring, including its impact on women. Less, however, has been said about the changing economic landscape from country to country, especially with regards to women's economic empowerment.
The Egyptian government's effort to promote soccer and use the sport to garner public support amounts to a double-edged sword.
The January 2010 assassination in Dubai of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a cofounder of the military wing of Hamas, briefly drew international attention to the man who went on to investigate it: Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai's long-serving chief of police.
Just as I would not use an apple's core to study its skin, I would not rely solely on the Bible to understand America's Christian Right. It isn't fair to put on trial an Islamic text that is not authentically represented or agreed upon by its politicized constituents.
Right before revealing her fall/winter 2014 collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, Reem Acra -- the glamorous Lebanese-American fashion designer -- shared her top five style trends for this season: iridescence, transparency, couture hand, structure and simplicity.