As Baghdad celebrates 'dual victory', protesters vow to overthrow entire political elite

2019-12-01
Resignation of premier and football victory provide respite to protesters grief over slain comrades ...

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid in Syria

2019-10-28
Military commander in Idlib and others living nearby describe eight helicopters swooping in at low altitude, multiple explosions and three-hour ...

Fifth wave of protests in Iraq 2019, Look for its future

2019-10-26
the protests launched in most of south and middle cities of Iraq. A protestations continued six days ...

Is Tech a New Frontier for Sustainability?

2019-12-18
Financial institutions must address the issue of technological sustainability, especially with regard to data, robotics, and artificial intelligence. ...

If Wealth Is Justified, so Is a Wealth Tax

2019-12-17
Not surprisingly, American billionaires have dismissed recent wealth-tax proposals as an affront to the entrepreneurial spirit to which they attribute ...

Iran’s New Budget Is Tight, But Not Tight Enough

2019-12-17
Rouhani has taken a remarkably austere fiscal approach ahead of the looming parliamentary election, but the countrys economic situation is ...

Up Without Arms

2019-12-18
The Arab uprisings of 2019 are stages in a political struggle that is likely to continue. ...

An Expiry Date for Despots?

2019-12-11
A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing. ...

Can Iran Outlast Trump?

2019-12-11
Rather than attempting to beat Iran into submission with escalating economic sanctions, the international community should be attempting to guide ...

Don’t Hold Your Breath for Democratic Change in the Middle East

2020-01-05
The region is accustomed to cycles of protest and political upheaval, so it’s better not to bank on successful revolutions. ...

Dystopia Is Arriving in Stages

2020-01-05
Science fiction has a warning about developing mind-reading technology without any proper framework for how to control it. ...

After years of wasting time in meetings, 3 former Googlers decided to do things differently at their new startup

2019-12-27
A pointless, never-ending meeting is a great way to kill productivity in the workplace. ...

Iraq Cries Out for Unity

2019-12-27
Although the ongoing Shia-led protests in Iraq have not spread to regions with a Sunni majority (including Kurdish areas), many ...

Distrust fuels protests in the Middle East and North Africa

2019-12-27
Street protests are enveloping the developing world and especially the Middle East and North Africa Algeria... ...

Why End the Global Media Crisis?

2019-11-28
Despite its scope and complexity, the crisis in the news media is far from intractable. Addressing it will require the ...

Diyanet – Turkey's religious authority that makes millions

2019-10-30
Turkeys highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say experts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition, critics ...

Islamophobia Embraced As Anti-Globalization Tool – OpEd

2019-08-26
Nationalist populists rely on fake news, special interests and us-versus them narratives – targeting Muslims as scapegoats and ignoring larger ...

The truth about Muhammad

2019-07-17
Publishing the Quran and making it available in translation was a dangerous enterprise in the 16th century, apt to confuse ...

How the world came to run on coffee

2019-10-15
Coffee was once a little-known delicacy used to aid religious rituals. ...

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

2018-06-01
Telephone culture is disappearing. ...

Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about Now

2018-05-21
Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwells 1984, which is a handbook for difficult times ...
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