Arab Spring Timeline
Jun 16 2016
Attacks in Iran tend to go underreported, but still, the country saw its fair share of militant activity this week.
May 05 2016
A long and bloody struggle is all that remains of the Islamic utopia the former al Qaeda leader once dreamed of.
Apr 08 2016
As peace negotiations approach, the country's factions maneuver to stake a claim in the country's future.
Jan 28 2016
Jan 26 2016
Five years ago, protests looked like they would fundamentally redefine the region's politics.
Aug 04 2015
The conflict, as well as the failures to end it, show how profoundly divided Syria is and has always been.
Apr 07 2015
Director General Abdulwahab al-Bader announced April 7 that the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development plans to loan Egypt $1.5 billion dollars over the next five years, Reuters reported.
Jan 20 2015
A kidnapping by the al-Houthi rebel movement highlights the erosion of Yemen's old political order.
Nov 18 2014
The Emiratis and Saudis are using mainstream American Muslim groups as levers in their fight against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Oct 30 2014
The electoral defeat of Islamists in Tunisia by a party dominated by members of the country's former dictatorial regime portends a further regional tilt toward authoritarianism.
Oct 27 2014
The Saudis miscalculated when they started to openly engage with the Rouhani government.
Aug 26 2014
Riyadh and Tehran are trying to manage the intensification of their rivalry.