Kuwaiti academic and author Shahd Alshammari reflects on her groundbreaking memoir which challenges the dominant narrative of silence around disability and women’s bodies.
Disrupting UNRWA is a deliberate strategy to undermine Palestinians’ protracted refugee status and impose normalization. But, in the Gaza Strip, does this also mean disempowering the Hamas government?
The collision between Iraqi paramilitaries allied with Iran and the Sadrist current risks fueling tribal conflicts in southern Iraq and in other parts of the country.
Following a crackdown on the independent press in Morocco, human rights activists face increased repression and extended prison sentences.
As the Syrian war continues, not only are Syrians being denied human rights in Syria, but they are also increasingly denied humanity in other countries, resulting in illegal refoulement.
The two neighbors’ diplomatic relations ceased last summer. But this recent break merely sheds a light on a history of tensions and mistrust.
In light of Iran and Qatar’s recent electricity grid connection, Iran should seek to expand its energy diplomacy and utilize its electricity sector to strengthen economic cooperation and regional security in the Middle East.
In Jordan, environmentalists have transformed a large swath of the Jordan Valley into a lush oasis through collaboration with local communities.
Moqtada al-Sadr, the biggest winner in the recent election, aspires to implement grand changes in Iraq, but reform is easier said than done.
Women empowerment in the Gulf has become a tool of deflection rather than a genuine effort to promote women’s full and equal participation in society.
The Islamic State (ISIS) has morphed into a non-spatial insurgency capable of conquering territorial boundaries.