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Arab Countries

Mourning and Reflection in Newtown and the Arab World

Ahmed Charai | Posted 02.19.2013 | World
Ahmed Charai

While we have much to learn about civil society from the United States, we know that we should preserve aspects of our traditions that serve us well -- and feel that some Americans can learn from us in appraising their own communal roots.

HEY 'YA (Let's Go): Arab Women in Sport by Brigitte Lacombe

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

This timely exhibition is a visual exploration of Arab women in sport, and features a new series of large-scale photographs by Brigitte Lacombe of more than 50 women athletes, from beginners to Olympians, from 20 different Arab countries.

Arab Spring Should Follow Turkey

Semra Sevi | Posted 09.22.2012 | World
Semra Sevi

The sharia has recently been adopted in Libya after the death of Gaddafi, and the Muslim Brotherhood have won in Egypt. What will be the fate of the Arab world if recent revolutions take the same path as Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Politics and Policies: What's Next in the Middle East?

Claude Salhani | Posted 07.11.2012 | World
Claude Salhani

Hezbollah is building training facilities in the eastern Bekaa Valley within close proximity of the Syrian border, reported a local Beirut newspaper earlier this week. Is Hezbollah preparing for the next confrontation and if so, whom do they expect to fight?

Which Country Has The Worst Human Rights Record?

Posted 12.07.2011 | World

Maplecroft's Human Rights Risk Index for 2012 paints a grim picture of human rights in countries worldwide. The research agency ranked 197 countrie...

When Will We See Another Steve Jobs?

Dr. Khalid Alnowaiser | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Dr. Khalid Alnowaiser

With the recent passing of the most important visionary and technology innovator of our lifetime, Steve Jobs, I am left with this question: Why can't the Islamic world produce a person as brilliant and generous as Steve Jobs?

Who Says Iran Is Becoming Isolated in the Middle East?

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

it is truly surreal for the Obama administration and its supporters to be extolling how badly isolated the Islamic Republic of Iran is becoming in the broader Middle East.

The Goldstone Report: Three Strikes and You're Out!

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

By the time the Goldstone mission "considered" Israel's entry into Gaza, the result was a foregone conclusion. Context? No way. Balance? Forget about it. The verdict? Already in

Arabia Felix 102: Yemeni Government Fingers Iran as Arms Supplier to Northern Houthi Rebels

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The sixth Sa'ada war between central government forces and Houthi rebels in Yemen's north is well underway and expected to drag on, according to the country's ruling party.

Just Released: YouTube Video on Fathers and Girls Education

Pedro C. Moreno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pedro C. Moreno

Helping children in India, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Yemin and Benin would significantly contribute to achieving universal pimary education for boys and girls.