Protesters across the region have changed tactics following the experiences of the Arab Spring. Georges Fahmi of Chatham House explains why
Iran has developed the ability to win wars through third parties, and so minimize the chances of retaliation, argues John Chipman of ISIS
For all the obstacles in the way of peaceful civilian rule in Sudan, there are reasons to be optimistic it can be achieved – if the international community plays a crucial role
The UAE has seen a surge in tech investment in recent years – and now Abu Dhabi has made a multimillion commitment to further boost innovation.
Farmers are trying everything to rid their land of this invasive prickly cactus, which destroys grass and makes animals sick. However, it can be used to make biogas, juice, wines and oils.
When architect Alaa al-Habashi fell in love with an old Ottoman-era mansion in Cairo, Egypt, he was told he could pull it down but not restore it.
Coal is Australia's second-largest export - but is the country prepared for a fast-approaching future in which coal is no longer economic? And what might its leaders learn from the way Sa...
Israel punches above its weight as a well-spring of digital innovation. Earlier this year, a European delegation visited Tel Aviv to find out why.
A small sized harvester invented by Mathieu Prévot is capable of creating water from desert air, after being tested in the Mojave desert. The applications could be huge for desert dweller...
If Iran-U.S. tensions lead to war, Iraqi's fragile peace will be the first victim of wider regional instability, argues the International Crisis Group
The world's youngest population will have a median age of just 15.2 in 2020, the UN’s latest World Population Prospects report shows.
Following their win at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt, the Algerian soccer team has united a country whose development model has frustrated its young and educated workforce.
A Pew Research Center study on most attitudes towards refugees reveals a more positive sentiment.
With water crises becoming increasingly commonplace across the globe, climate change is only exacerbating the problem. New data has revealed that 44 countries face high level water stress...
They account for 60% of GDP and 80% of the workforce in the Middle East, but family businesses possess a unique set of strengths and weaknesses.