Added on 16/05/2012
Congress , Gandhi , Israel , Michael Oren , Palestine Liberation Organization , Public Relations , The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal , United Nations , United States , Yasser Arafat
PHILIP WEISS: ‘Why is our reputation so poor?’ asks Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. Where do we start?
Added on 23/04/2012
The View From Fez
Abdul Hadi , Canada , Casablanca , Dubai , Egypt , Fez , Iraq , Jordan , Lebanon , Mainstream media , Marrakech , Montreal , Morocco , Palestinian Territories , photojournalist , Sudan , Syria , Tamara Abdul Hadi , The Guardian , The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal , United Arab Emirates , Vanessa Bonnin
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: Her photography has captured the imagination of people around the Arab world and beyond. She discusses her project.
Added on 20/03/2012
Arab Spring , Democracy , Egypt , Human Rights Watch , Iran , Middle East , The Wall Street Journal , Women , Women's issues
MICH CAFE: When Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi speaks it is always worth listening. She has been reflecting on what the Arab Spring means to women
Added on 18/02/2012
Michael J. Totten
Army , Assad , Beirut , Damascus , Facebook , Hizballah , KGB , Lebanon , Syria , The Wall Street Journal , YouTube
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: There isn’t a lot to laugh about in Syria at the moment but try telling that to the Syrians themselves.
Added on 12/01/2012
James M. Dorsey
2022 World Cup , Africa , airline , Al Ahly , Al Mannai , Asia , Bashar al-Assad , Brazil , CEO , CEO of Qatar , Doha , East Africa , Egypt , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Iran , Japan , Latin America , Libya , Middle East , Noora Al Mannai , North Africa , Olympics 2020 , President , Qatar , Qatar 2022 , Qatar Airways , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Television network , The Wall Street Journal , Tunisia , Twitter , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: Alcohol has been banned on the Pearl Qatar, dubbed the ‘Arab Riviera’. It’s the latest manifestation of internal discord.
Added on 29/11/2011
Abdulkhaleq Abdullah , Abu Dhabi , Ahmed Abdul Khaleq , Ahmed Mansour Ali Abdullah Al , Fahad Salim Mohammed Salim , Hassan Ali Al Khamis , internet calling , Nasser Ahmed Khalfan bin Gaith , Oil wealth , pilot , President , Salim Mohammed Salim Dalk , the Vice President and the Crown Prince , The Wall Street Journal , Twitter , UAE , UAE government , United Arab Emirates
NEWS ANALYSIS: “This has become a very dividing case in the U.A.E.,” said Abdulkhaleq Abdullah… He’s not wrong: On Twitter some Emiratis called for the death sentence to be applied to the five.
Added on 31/10/2011
mai abdul rahman
Arab American Institute , Food and Drink , Hate , Iran , Israel , New York Post , Palestine , The Wall Street Journal
MAI ABDUL RAHMAN: Ignoring Rachel Abrams’ immoral bigoted tirades are not helpful or constructive. Our collective silence allows her to continue spreading her hateful poisonous ideas
Added on 09/10/2011
Ali Khamenei , America , Bahrain , Food and Drink , Gulf Cooperation Council , Hizballah , Iran , Iraq , Journalism , Journalist , Kuwait , Manama , Manama’s Pearl Square , Martial law , Middle East , Oman , Persian Gulf , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council , Tehran , The Wall Street Journal , United Arab Emirates , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: The Wall Street Journal has published a very curious piece indeed on the relationship between Iran and Bahrain. It’s long on allegation but very short on proof.
Added on 09/08/2011
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah , Ahmet Davutoglu , Arab League , Bahrain , Bashar al-Assad , Christoph Wilcke , Crown Prince , Damascus , East Africa , Facebook , Gulf Cooperation Council , Human Rights Watch , Iran , James M. Dorsey , Jordan , Journalist , Lebanon , Middle East , Morocco , Nanyang Technological University , Nanyang Technological University's S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies , North Africa , President , Prime Minister , Russia , Saudi Arabia , Syria , The Wall Street Journal , Turkey , Turkish military , UN Security Council
JAMES M. DORSEY: Irrespective of his motives, King Abdullah has made a major contribution to the ending of the bloodletting in Syria.
Added on 24/05/2011
Alpha , Asia , Barack Obama , Chicago , Christiane Amanpour , Europe , Israel , Jordan , Latin America , Middle East , Netanyahu , Obama , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Steve Walt , The Wall Street Journal , United States
PHILIP WEISS, MONDOWEISS: A visibly angry Barack Obama, fresh from yet another humiliation at the hand of Benjamin Netanyahu, delivered a stinging rebuke to the Jewish lobby at the AIPAC conference.
Added on 11/05/2011
Common Ground News Service
Afghanistan , Al Qaeda , America , Barack Obama , Common Ground News Service , East Africa , East Asia , Egypt , Europe , Iraq , Islam , Journalist , Middle East , Mona Eltahawy , New York , North Africa , Osama Bin Laden , Qatar , Robert Fisk , Search for Common Ground , Shadi Hamid , South Asia , Taliban , The Wall Street Journal , Tunisia , United States , White House
SYDNEY SMITH: Most Muslims, it appears, are relieved that bin Laden is gone but how do they deal with the prejudice and suspicion engendered by his deeds?
Added on 07/05/2011
Bar Ilan University , Ben Gurion University , Benjamin Netanyahu , Cairo , Egypt , Egyptian government , Facebook , Fatah , foreign ministry official , Gaza , Hamas , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Israel , Israel Radio , Israeli embassy , Jerusalem , Mahmoud Abbas , Menachem Klein , Middle East , Natural gas , Palestine , Palestinian Authority , Pew Research Centre , politics professor , President , Prime Minister , Reuters , Social Media , special adviser , Syria , Tehran , The Jerusalem Post , The National , The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal , United Arab Emirates , United Nations , United States , unnamed official , Washington , West Bank
JONATHAN COOK: The political sands are shifting a little too quickly in the Middle East for Israel and the United States. Will they be able to keep up?
Added on 13/03/2011
Bahrain , Bush , Clinton , Democracy , Egypt , Israel , Libya , Middle East , Morocco , Obama administration , Saudi Arabia , Tel Aviv , The Wall Street Journal , Tunisia , United States , Washington
MONDOWEISS: ‘Regime alteration’ is the new buzz phrase in the Washington corridors of power. The Obama administration is advocating a ‘tortoise’ rather than a ‘hare’ strategy to those seeking change in the region. Will it resonate?
Added on 23/02/2011
Avigdor Lieberman , Bahrain , Benjamin Netanyahu , Department of State , Egypt , Ehud Barak , Ethan Bronner , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iraq , Israel , Israeli Defense Ministry , Jerusalem , Jordan , New York Times , Obama administration , P. J. Crowley , President , Prime Minister , Senate , Suez , Suez Canal , Syria , The Wall Street Journal , Tunisia , UN Security Council , United Nations , United States , United States Navy , Washington
ALI GHARIB, MONDOWEISS: Two Iranian warships pass through the Suez Canal and the Israelis howl in protest. The U.S administration quickly falls into line…
Added on 27/01/2011
Censorship , Egypt , Facebook , Iran , Journalism , Mainstream media , Social Media , Tahrir Square , The Wall Street Journal , Tunisia , Twitter
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Blocking Twitter won’t stop word getting out. You’re as well to try and stop grains of sand falling through marbles.
Added on 14/01/2011
James M. Dorsey
2010 World Cup , 2022 World Cup , Africa , Argentina , Asia , Australia , Barcelona , Costa Rica , Energy , FIFA , Fifa World Cup , Finance , Finmeccanica , Football , Italy , James M. Dorsey , Latin America , Libya , Middle East , Nigeria , Oil , Paraguay , Portugal , Qatar , Qatar 2022 , Qatar Investment Authority , Real Estate , Senegal , Soccer , South Africa , Spain , Thailand , The Wall Street Journal , Turkey , Unicredit , United States , Worawi Makudi
JAMES M. DORSEY: Flush with cash, Qatar spared no cost in its campaign to win the bid the World Cup. But are there ethical questions here?