I recently had the chance to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at a round table meeting in New York discussing ways to help Jordan cope...
The world is listening to the rhetoric of U.S. political leaders and watching to see what the United States will do. That includes our allies, and the many families who have been waiting for years to rebuild their lives in safety and freedom.
People in America and elsewhere in the West enjoy lives of comparative privilege. We should respond with compassion to those in need, including from afar.
She's not your stereotypical Arab princess out of some Hollywood producer's imagination, but a hard working entrepreneur fiercely supporting women's e...
In December of 2015, I traveled to Jordan, where I had the opportunity to observe, first hand, the status of Syrian and other refugees. The purpose of my trip was to determine what we can do, collectively, to lessen the burden.
They enter the refugee camps with entitlement, asking people to pose for their self-profiting creations, without even understanding the situation of the individual.
Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.
Not only is the education of 65 million children disrupted today because of emergency, crisis and conflict -- but new projections we are working on at the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity show that these children will continue to fall behind.
Unless more Americans and other people of good will around the world step up to address Syria's humanitarian disaster. Centuries ago Christ called on his listeners to help the "least among us." We should fulfill that challenge today.
The government of Saudi Arabia has been roundly criticized for its brazen attempt to retain oil market share while driving the price of oil into the ground, its beheading of the Shi'ia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, and its war in Yemen.
LONDON -- We can only ever achieve universal education for girls and boys at primary and secondary levels if we first bridge the gap in humanitarian aid for education in emergencies. Out of tragedy and chaos some good may come.
Muslim millennials are committed to their faith; recognized a need for renewal in Muslim discourse; saw a need for a more visible role for women in religious life; believed that religion would play an important part in their country's future; and rejected extremist groups as a perversion of their faith.
What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?
Given the conflicting interests and lack of military experience on the part of the coalition's members, there is ample reason to conclude that this alliance lacks substance.
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