Very rich, heavily armed states are engaged in brinkmanship in the world’s most conflict-prone region. This doesn’t end well – for anyone.
Tagged: Saudi Arabia
The journalist couple share their thoughts and insights on Iran, in their first joint public event since being released from prison.
We discuss an Israeli bill banning BDS supporters from the country, Saudi’s first comic convention, and the legacy of the Iran-Iraq War.
A Saudi government agency tasked with providing entertainment options in the kingdom came under fire after approving a comic convention.
JMEPP spoke with Yemeni journalist and blogger Afrah Nasser about media coverage of the Yemen war, and what lies ahead for the country.
For nearly eight years, one of the few sources of meaningful journalism about life inside Qatar – as opposed to the the gas- and oil-rich country’s dealings abroad – has...
The Middle East is home to massive oil reserves, but some countries in the region are making headway in a very different field: renewable energy.
We discuss OPEC’s oil production cuts, a powerful cyberattack in Saudi Arabia, and a controversial bill in Turkey on statutory rape.
Welcome to Middle East Weekly, JMEPP’s very own weekly news podcast. This week we’ll be exploring Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s legacy in the Middle East, Oman’s sometimes difficult relations with the...
Embed from Getty Images This article was originally published in JMEPP’s Spring 2016 print edition. Abstract Since King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud assumed the Saudi Arabian throne on 23...