Behind The News
August 1, 2013
Those choosing to leave Syria and live as expatriates are choosing ever more expensive-or dangerous- routes to leave their country.
July 28, 2013
Albawaba takes a look at the lives of a family in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, now home to more than 144,000 Syrians who have fled their country.
July 27, 2013
In the Arab Spring's first few hopeful months, it was believed Al-Qaeda would be rendered obsolete. However with the advent of civil war in Syria and raging violence across the region, the Arab Spring may very well have turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the terrorist group.
July 24, 2013
The Chinese Communist Party has been ordering Muslims in the province to eat during the holy month, when they are normally required to fast the month of Ramadan
July 23, 2013
Will the EU's move have any real consequences?
July 22, 2013
Will it take environmental concerns to finally bring Israelis and Palestinians together?
July 20, 2013
Women take to the streets for fashion.
July 17, 2013
A long transition in the Middle East is underway, and Tony Blair believes that it is his, and the West's job, to 'sort out' the struggles Arab nations are going through.
July 15, 2013
An in-depth look at the Al-Qaeda linked organizations inside Syria
July 13, 2013
Ex Israeli soldier writes a letter to Arab Idol Winner Mohammad Assaf
July 11, 2013
Accusations of bias are being leveled against all sides in Egypt's media war.
July 10, 2013
How has Egypt's military managed to consolidate power?
The broadcaster says it has faced "ongoing" attacks on its websites since Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was toppled.
July 8, 2013
John Robertson discusses why it is too soon to write off the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamists as potential leaders of a modern government. The flop of Egypt's Morsi has more to do for Robertson with an idiosyncrasy and economic timing than the Brotherhood peaking too soon.
July 6, 2013
Israeli filmmakers take a deeper look at the history of the Israeli-Iranian relationship