Regions / Middle East & North Africa
By refusing to make any firm commitments at the Doha summit to deliver money over the next decade, industrialized countries are effectively relegating the GCF to irrelevance.
Iran's leaders are the first to admit that Western sanctions have had a devastating impact on the country, but they're confident they can ride out the storm.
Syrian President Assad has demonstrated no interest in winning over his people.
Lebanon is being pulled closer yet to Syria's civil war.
Watch for more "smart power."
Seventy-four percent of Yemenis live in rural areas, and the majority of those lack the same three things: electricity, clean water, and education.
The burden is on those of us who advocate gun control to prove that deterrence doesn't work with firearms.
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.