What do the arrest of Saudi princes and the resignation of Lebanon’s prime minister tell us about power plays in Riyadh?
Yezid Sayigh discusses the growing tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and its impact on Lebanon and Syria.
Frederic Wehrey discusses his new edited book on the factors behind sectarianism in the Middle East.
Saad Andary of Lebanon’s Central Bank says its foreign currency reserves guarantee financial stability in the years ahead.
Lebanon has remained stable despite the war in Syria, but once it winds down will the Lebanese situation worsen?
Economist Jad Chaaban talks about the challenges to Lebanon’s economy, but suggests that not all is bad.
Ziad Doueiri shows that a film can help create a collective Lebanese memory, facilitating reconciliation.
In an interview, author James Barr discusses why his book on the Franco-British rivalry in the Middle East remains relevant today.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
A recent indictment prompts questions about the real value of the investigation and trial of Rafik al-Hariri’s assassins.