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.
Tensions between the US and Iran are rising. Barbara Slavin, director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, assesses the risk of serious conflict
As the world continues to move toward renewables, the major energy exporting countries of the Arabian Gulf once again find themselves blessed by geography.
Strategic interests can take closer Israeli-Gulf ties only so far. Economic and person-to-person relations also need to be developed, argues Daniel J. Samet of the Atlantic Council
Algeria’s economy is growing too slowly to provide enough jobs for a young, expanding, and increasingly restless population.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could unite the continent and help it become a major force on the global economic stage.
From adapting to our changing climate and creating jobs for young people to the rise of Arab women and the region's most exciting start-ups, here's a look at some of the key moments from ...
The barriers holding MENA's women back from entering the workplace are costing the region a staggering $575 billion a year. To overcome them and unlock this dividend will require concerte...
The role of women across the Arab world has been dictated by tradition for generations - but today, younger women want more from life, and they are determined to upend the status quo.