Behind The News
October 5, 2013
Recently leaked secret information from the Brahmi murder investigation points to the Islamist Ennahda movement as responsible for his death, reigniting tensions between the Islamist leaders and the opposition amidst crumbling national dialogue attempts.
October 3, 2013
USAID stipulations are undermining Palestinian resistance movements and development in its territories by requiring aid recipients to sign "terrorism" statements that ban Hamas or PLF-affiliated individuals from receiving aid or services.
October 1, 2013
What is the driving force behind Hassan Rouhani's new sickly-sweet diplomacy?
September 25, 2013
Despite the diplomatic war playing out in the UN arena, there is still brutal violence rippling through Syria, ruining the lives of hundreds. Homs has been under siege for nearly 500 days - Syria Deeply looks at the doctors working on the ground in the city.
September 23, 2013
With the third day of Nairobi's mall siege of terror upon us, we ask questions about the Israeli connection.
September 22, 2013
The Syrian Revolutionary Youth are a group of young Syrians who are hoping that through continued civil resistance in the face of an increasingly brutal and bitter sectarian war, they will achieve peace in Syria.
September 19, 2013
In the 20 years since the Oslo Accords were signed in 1993, Palestinians have diplomatic representation all over the world and are recognised as a people outside of Israeli control. For all their criticism - were they the best thing to happen to Palestine in the last 20 years?
September 17, 2013
Women in Iran are swiftly making a name for themselves in the international arena for being fashionable, as they shake off the traditional clothing imposed on them by the Islamic regime.
September 15, 2013
The Lebanese law enforcement agencies have recently
September 12, 2013
With Damascus' sudden willingness to participate in a discussion over the future of its politics as a result of a Russian arms proposal, it is clear the Russia is reasserting itself as a global leader. Russia is winning in Syria.
September 11, 2013
As the world marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Sinem Tezyapar argues that to be able to fully "defeat" radical Islam in the War on Terror, America must align itself with the "true Muslims".
September 8, 2013
An indepth look into the daily life and politics of a family, whose patriarch is a fighter for the Islamic State in Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS).
September 6, 2013
Continuous violence by the IDF against Palestinians is threatening the progress of the recently resumed peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis.
September 4, 2013
Rami Khouri argues that although the dramatic politics of Syria is playing a crucial role in the region as the world awaits a potential US strike, Egypt's ousting of Morsi and the clashes with the Muslim Brotherhood are much more important.
September 2, 2013
Lebanon, well known for being a hubbub of culture and diversity in the Middle East, is also being increasingly rocked by the spillover from Syria and has been targeted by several violent attacks in the past month that are jeopardising its stability.