Millions mark key Shia commemoration in Iraq holy city

2017-11-11
Arbaeen is a significant Shia religious festival marking the end of the 40-day mourning period for the martyrdom of Imam ...

Qatar 'maybe' supported al-Qaeda in Syria, says former PM

2017-10-31
Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani said that if there had been a relationship with Al-Nusra Front, the support eventually ...

Economic Growth Is No Longer Enough

2017-10-28
As new technologies subject the world’s economies to massive structural change, wages are no longer playing the central redistributive role ...

The Economic Case Against an Independent Kurdistan

2017-09-27
The costs will be large and exacting ...

The “free” economy comes at a cost

2017-08-29
But economists struggle to work out how much ...

Crown Prince Mohammed’s vow to moderate Saudi Islam: Easier said than done

2017-10-31
The absence of an overriding puritan religious history has made it easier for Prince Mohammed bin Zayed to campaign against ...

Activists and Gulf crisis turn Qatar into potential model of social change

2017-10-27
Qatar became the first autocratic Gulf state to engage with its critics rather than refusing to talk to them and ...

Christians and Yazidis see a bleak future in a proposed independent Kurdish state

2017-10-12
Bashiqa has become the focus of a tug of war between the Iraqi government and the Kurdish region ...

Civic State from Islamic Viewpoint

2017-07-19
Messages of Imam Alis to his governors and officials represented the clear-cut face of the Islamic policies in administering the ...

Ashura - A message beyond time and space, a universal call to liberation

2016-10-18
what is Ashura if not a universal call for Liberation from the shackles of Falsehood? ...

Imagining the Future Is Just Another Form of Memory

2017-10-18
Humans’ ability to predict the future is all thanks to our ability to remember the past ...

South Koreans are losing faith in an elitist education system

2017-07-20
Degrees of disenchantment.. The courts and the president sympathize ...

The Wisdom of Nokia's Dumbphone

2017-03-02
The smartphone’s ubiquity has made it boring and oppressive. A new, retro handset opens the door to a different future ...
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