June 26, 2017Saudi Arabia
King Salman's son Mohammed is now the desert kingdom's dominant figure—and the challenges before him are huge.
February 3, 2017Tunisia
Reading selections for the weekend of February 3, 2017.
November 21, 2017Saudi Arabia
A road trip among ordinary Saudis revealed high hopes, and hardly any worries, about the country's new political era.
May 9, 2019Sudan
While the Sudanese military expelled President Omar al-Bashir from office, the people of Sudan are ultimately responsible for toppling his regime, and the leaders of the protest movement have promised not to let up until civilian rule is secured. They well know that any persistence of military control represents a continuation of the Bashir regime, and in particular, the Arabic-speaking population’s monopoly of power.
March 7, 2019Women and Women's Rights
International Women’s Day affords an opportunity to reflect on the victories and ongoing struggles faced by women around the world. This year, there is much to celebrate—particularly in the realm of …