Regions / Middle East & North Africa
A Lebanese Alawite family sits in their living room by a Christmas tree.
The biggest disappointment of Obama's presidency, from an Arab perspective, was his lackluster support for Arabs revolting in Egypt and Syria.
The author believes that Egyptians need to be patient and give democracy a chance to work.
The United States chose an inopportune time to lift restrictions on Russia and normalize trade relations.
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have inadvertently provided his critics with a temporary unifying device.
While well-intentioned, "Argo" falls into the common Hollywood trap of making Muslims into a monolithic Green Menace.
Tunisians protested against massive youth unemployment and low wages.
Soon after the 2006 war with Lebanon, it became clear that Israel's Achilles heel was the fear that demoralized its population.
The military disparity between Israel and Gaza is but the most violent among many.