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Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

23 June, 2017

Comment: An indulged prince who flaunts his wealth, newly proclaimed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will find building support amid increasing dissatisfaction a Herculean task, writes Robert Springborg.

Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

21 June, 2017

Comment: An indulged prince who flaunts his wealth, newly proclaimed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will find building support amid increasing dissatisfaction a Herculean task, writes Robert Springborg.

The Iraq Report: Iraq becomes vehicle for Iranian power

21 June, 2017

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

HRW demands Lebanon investigate 'unlawful' beating of protesters

21 June, 2017

Human Rights Watch has called on Lebanese authorities to hold soldiers responsible for the "unlawful" public beatings of protesters last week in the capital Beirut.

UN approves former Lebanon minister as Libya envoy

21 June, 2017

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame as the new UN envoy to Libya, ending a contentious four-month search.

Lebanon's political crisis drags on with third term extension

20 June, 2017

Whether the move will maintain the country’s political balance is yet to be seen, writes Jo Schietti.

Gulf crisis: The latest offensive of a reactionary coalition

20 June, 2017

Comment: Since the beginning of Qatar's increasing regional activism, reactionary powers have been keen to get rid of such a 'disruptive element' in the region, writes Erick Viramontes.

Diala Brisly, the guardian artist of Syria's children

20 June, 2017

Society: An activist and artist, Diala Brisly escaped Damascus for a new life helping refugees, reports AJ Naddaff.

Sexual assault in MENA 'caused by fragile male ego'

20 June, 2017

A new survey of over 10,000 people found that many young men were trying to reassert their damaged masculinity caused by a poor economy by sexually assaulting women.

Racist Lebanese romantic comedy sketch mocks Palestinian refugee men

17 June, 2017

Some were incapable of understanding why the concept of being disgusted at the thought of dating a Palestinian man is racist.

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