The rise of the Islamic State has created both challenges and opportunities for Iranian trade networks in Iraq.
Grand projects, though moving quickly, are doing nothing to address the underlying structural problems plaguing Egypt’s economy.
A new U.S. law targeting Hezbollah’s finances is creating more uncertainty in Lebanon’s banking sector and could have wider economic consequences.
Warring parties in Syria have weaponized aid by granting or withholding humanitarian access, complicating the work of aid organizations.
The only formal political opposition groups left in Egypt are continuing to play the regime’s game and, predictably, losing.
Jordan’s latest government and constitutional changes could allow the monarchy to shift the burden of austerity to an elected government
The driving factors of the new war between Turkey and the PKK are intricately linked to the Syrian theater.
Sada launches its first eBook, a collection of essays that explores the region’s deep political changes since the Arab uprisings.
Tensions among Haider al-Abadi, Muqtada al-Sadr, and their rivals result from power struggles, not real disputes over reform.
In Ain al-Hilweh, Islamist militants are working alongside the PLO and pro-Syrian factions to prevent allies of the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra from dragging the camp into war.
Libyans and their international partners can unite against the Islamic State, but external political and military engineering is undermining the prerequisite nation building.