Jul 21, 2017Iran
Reading selections for the weekend of July 21, 2017.
Jun 2, 2017Middle East and North Africa
June 1, 2017—More than half a decade after people across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy in the region have all but disappeared in a maelstrom of violenc…
Jul 18, 2017Qatar
Well-fed lobbyists and think tank experts do battle over catered lunches—but it's not as sleazy as it sounds.
Jul 10, 2017Turkey
The March on Justice, organized by opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, puts Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a bind: He can try to stop it, risking violence, or he can let it go on and wat…
Jul 5, 2017Egypt
Two obscure islands that many Egyptians didn't even know about suddenly threaten President Sisi's regime.
Jun 30, 2017Egypt
Reading selection for the weekend of June 30, 2017.
Jun 26, 2017Saudi Arabia
King Salman's son Mohammed is now the desert kingdom's dominant figure—and the challenges before him are huge.