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.
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.
Looking at economic motivations in the MENA region is key to understanding the wars in these countries. This report examines the factors that play a critical role in the persistence of op...
The debate on the middle-income trap has largely focused on East Asia and Pacific countries, but the countries of Middle East and North Africa have significantly lower growth, which drops...
Cumulative inflation over the last four years has seen real incomes lose more than half of their purchasing power, and the government effectively devalued the dinar last September
Scientists are putting their political differences aside to work together on a new project to save the world’s coral reefs
Sudan’s political transition is in peril. Western and Gulf states must now take urgent action to help install a civilian administration, argues the International Crisis Group
India’s Prime Minister Modi stands on the cusp of history, argues the ORF's Manoj Joshi. He now has the chance to emerge as a transformational figure in the international arena
Experts surveyed by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2017 ranked Cairo as the world's most dangerous megacity for women.