War in Syria
Michael is a Hindery Fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
With Iron Dome, a new posture helps defend morale
Israel’s new Iron Dome short-distance missile defense system has changed the strategic landscape of its conflict with Hamas and Hezbollah, but it isn't flawless....
The real existential threat to Israel – demographics
Many analysts claim that the real threat against Israel does not come from Teheran but from within the state itself: Arab population growth. One solution for keeping...
The new Arab man
A growing number of Arab men are not only championing the rights of women but also challenging traditional...
10 reasons to visit Erbil
The new Iraq
Always wanted to visit Iraq, but were too afraid to go because of the security issue? Erbil, in the semi-autonomous...
Saudi campaign + Bob Marley = "No woman, no drive"
The #women2drive campaign for women's right to join the busy Saudi roads has taken a rather unusual turn....
Groovy Tunisian cover of Daft Punk's hit "Get Lucky"
The major hit "Get Lucky" has received a new audience in Tunisia. Take a listen!
Five inspiring Arab fashion designers
These designers have one thing in common – they all challenge conventional ideas about fashion...
Saudi opens luxury rehab centre for Al-Qaeda militants
Saudi Arabia is hoping to wean jailed Al-Qaeda militants off religious extremism with counselling,...
Jordan ambassador to Libya kidnapped
Cairo bomb attacks wound five, including two police
US: No visa for Iran UN envoy over hostage crisis role
#April13: How can we not forget?
Rethinking Arab media: Our past can help us mobilise for the future
Qatar is benefiting from the recent Gulf dispute – and its support of the Muslim Brotherhood
Not so secret salsa nights in Tehran
Palestine welcomes British jazz legend
A story of Beirut's golden days. And a story of Beirut when they were gone.
Libyan oil back on global markets - after blockade that cost $14 billion
Iran says would be reliable gas supplier for Europe
Kuwait signs $12 billion oil contracts
Grassroots movement without ideology challenges Bouteflika
A Kurdish win could change Syria forever
Eyewitness Hebron: Follow young Badr in his city of bullies
Creative Marrakech is still at the top of its game
They flew to Jordan to jump out of a plane. It looks pretty awesome.
Outdoor adventures beyond the city – how to make the most of UAE this spring