Militias formed to fight the Islamic State are putting the political independence of the Iraqi government in jeopardy.
Rather than turning Qatar’s people against their emir, the Saudi-led blockade of the Gulf state is stiffening its resolve instead.
A Saudi evolution to a green energy future is possible and within grasp. But it will require persistence from both government and citizens.
One thing is certain: given Iran’s economic and security landscapes, President Rouhani will face an extremely challenging four years.
Very rich, heavily armed states are engaged in brinkmanship in the world’s most conflict-prone region. This doesn’t end well – for anyone.
Youth unemployment is a major driver of radicalization in Tunisia, which supplies more fighters to Syria and Iraq than any other country.
Turkey’s Wikipedia ban is not an isolated incident. It’s just the most recent martyr in the government’s ongoing war against information.
Despite incurring heavy losses, Hezbollah stands to gain from its participation in the Syrian civil war on the side of Assad.
When it comes to IT, tech-savvy Turkey has big potential and ambitions – but could be hampered by government censorship and wary investors.
Lebanon’s democracy might feel the biggest sting at the ballot box if the country’s politicians fail to agree on a new electoral law.