“The Blue City Crisis” is a documentary detailing how Covid-19 hijacked the tourism industry in Chefchaouen, the most picturesque city in Morocco.
Creative writing fosters its own distinct climate and environment. The more localized the writing is, the more it acquires a certain specificity, but at the same time, it is also able to transcend borders and countries and turn into one global, shared language. The literature of Jokha Alharthi is a pertinent example of this.
While diversionary conflict is necessary in some cases to maintain stability in the face of domestic upheaval, in Iran’s case, a “diversionary peace” is a more likely solution.
Yemen’s peace process is (hopefully) just beginning—here’s what the international community can do to help.
In the grueling battle over the oil rich city of Ma’rib, the Houthis stand to win it all as the sluggish efforts for peace continue.
The recent agreement between Iran and China promotes a strategic partnership that goes beyond economic objectives as China continues to focus on achieving its geopolitical interests in the Middle East, Eurasia, and the Indian Ocean.
Measures taken by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to diversify their economies are beginning to undermine pre-existing social contracts that hinge on the paterfamilias figure of the ruler, the tribal care of the state, and the preservation of cultural norms and citizen privileges.
Draft legislation for comprehensive personal status laws in Egypt revealed the Sisi regime’s inability to maintain a religious and social balance.
Recent crackdowns on protestors in Algeria have put into question the future of the Hirak movement.
Although Egypt’s Sisi regime once perpetuated propaganda against Hamas at home, today its foreign and domestic standing is contingent on a strong relationship with the Gaza-based group.
Internal Palestinian political disputes have resumed following the eleven-day Gaza war.