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The Future of Print

Love of newspapers has a long history in the Middle East, where news publications first began appearing in the early …

Behind the Stalemate

The front pages of the world’s major newspapers and the coverage of satellite news channels and websites have been dominated …

The Media War in Syria

Exactly a year after the breakout of the Syrian uprising, Al-Arabiya TV did something extraordinary: it broadcast blow-by-blow details of …

Iraq under the Ba’ath

Arab politics has been dominated by personalities that are, in some ways, larger-than-life. Examples can be found outside the Gulf …

Turkey’s Biggest Export

“Either appear as you are,” the thirteenth century Sufi mystic Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi once famously said, “or be as you …

Yemen after Saleh

President Ali Abdullah Saleh agreed to relinquish his office in November 2011. He formally stepped down in February 2012 in …