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The date for the Arab summit, to be held in Amman, is fast approaching, and many are hoping that the Palestinian problem will take centre stage in the deliberations of the Arab heads of state.It is no secret that Jordan is seeking to bring the spotlight b ...
By Rami G. Khouri - Mar 23, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 23, 2017 23:04
Just as I left New York City a few days ago to return to Beirut, I read in The New York Times Dan Barry’s powerful obituary of the late ...
By Bernard-Henri Lévy - Mar 23, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 23, 2017 23:04
The “hunger games” aspect of this French election cycle began on the left. President François Hollande was brought down by his own Soci ...
By Jonathan Power - Mar 23, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 23, 2017 23:03
Once again the media are presenting us with the images of the mother of all famines, stretching from the Yemen to Somalia, to Sudan and Sout ...
By Kaushik Basu - Mar 23, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 23, 2017 23:03
US President Donald Trump is about to make a policy mistake. ...
By Michael Jansen - Mar 22, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 22, 2017 23:14
Syria’s once most populous city, and trade and industrial hub, Aleppo, has been deeply wounded by the war. After rebels took control of ...
By Moha Ennaji - Mar 22, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 22, 2017 23:14
Last November, while much of the world was trying to unpack Donald Trump’s election as US president, the United Nations Climate Change Confe ...
By Daoud Kuttab - Mar 22, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 22, 2017 23:13
For centuries, historic Christian churches have been unable to agree on a way to refurbish and restore the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in J ...
By Slawomir Sierakowski - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:10
Until his recent bungled attempt to block Donald Tusk’s reelection as European Council president, Poland’s de facto leader, Jaroslaw Kaczyns ...
By Hasan Abu Nimah - Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated at Mar 21, 2017 23:08
The resignation last Friday of the Executive Secretary of the Economic Social Commission for Western Asia  (ESCWA) Rima Khalaf is not g ...

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