Qatar feud risks Gulf instability

On the surface, the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar has much in common with Saudi Arabia and the other monarchies of the Arabian peninsula....

Gay rights in the Arab world

One of the hardest regions of the globe to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is the Arab world. In Saudi Arabia and Yemen, the punishment...

The cyberwar on the Islamic State

The fight against the Islamic State isn’t just taking place on the ground or in the skies of Iraq or Libya. It’s also on the Internet. Indeed...