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A Hunger for Solutions

Food security has become a hot topic in the Middle East, and with good reason: the states of the region …

Drawing Money in Lebanon

In 2013, a painting by Lebanese artist Paul Guiragossian, La Lutte de L’Existence (1988), was auctioned for 500,000 US dollars, …

Turkey’s Kurdish Lifeline?

The tug-of-war between Iraq and Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, over control of the autonomous region’s oil reserves seems …

Africa’s Middle East Moment

Earlier this month almost a thousand delegates descended on Abuja, Nigeria’s business capital, for the 2014 World Economic Forum on …

Gas Up and Govern

Until recently, Lebanon was better known for its frequent blackouts and heavy reliance on imported oil and gas than for …

Back to Balance

Located in the southwest of Yemen close to the pre-1990 border that once divided the country into North and South, …

Marriage or Broke

Since the January 25 revolution in 2011, getting married in Egypt has become a very expensive proposition due to economic …