For too many in the Arab World today the most immediate challenges are all-consuming. From the Syria crisis and its spillover effects, the difficult p...
Israel is too often caricatured, distorted, turned into a polemic. But for millions, it is home, the setting of their childhood, of first kisses, family picnics, tough break ups, fond memories of all kinds.
Its success or failure depends largely on the extent to which Iran will, in fact, comply with its various provisions. The more important question is, will it lead to a permanent accord that will prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons?
This conviction is what spurred me, as an Egyptian, to climb down from the ivory tower of the outside spectator and to engage directly with Palestinians and Israelis, despite the mainstream hostility towards such encounters in the Arab world and Israel alike.
Heated discussions today in Jordan are not about political reform or media policy, but about an issue that is even more relevant to every citizen: the...
With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.
The White House doesn't want the Senate to pass any sanctions at all, and the hardliners in the Senate who aren't fans of the interim deal want to impose new sanctions immediately. Passing delayed sanctions may satisfy both sides enough to be workable, though.
General Banouneh has gone through all sorts of humorous and thrilling adventures in his desert travels. This includes being bit by a venom carbet, a desert snake, and having to go to the ER for 9 days.
After almost five years in office, President Obama has a remarkable, and growing, list of broken promises. His presidency has been characterized by "say one thing, do another" moments to such an extent that his credibility at home and abroad is now seriously diminished.
Two weeks ago, a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and injured 147. This recent development shows the misery of Lebanon, which has continued for more than 50 years, enters a new and dangerous phase.
Even as President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry speak in favor of a peace agreement, the U.S.-subsidized Israeli military is subjecting Palestinians to ongoing human rights abuses.
Welcome to the age of Central Bank Power. Since the 2008 crash, the U.S Federal Reserve Bank has become a new type of global hegemon.
Maybe you've seen Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as he travels on horse to reveal Petra's Treasury carved out of its rock surroundings. In some ways this was Petra's unveiling to the world, and perhaps Jordan's unveiling as a tourist destination.
This deal is not perfect, and no one is saying it is. It wouldn't be an "interim agreement" if it was intended to be a long-term solution. But it freezes Iran's enrichment capabilities where they are, and makes sure we'll know if they restart.
Born in bloodshed, Bangladesh seeks a justice long overdue. Regrettably, the very judicial body responsible for delivering that justice instead threatens to further deny it.
People have noticed the silence of former Secretary of State and widely presumed 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry. Where does she stand?