US and Israel encourage war on Iran

An extremely worrying development from the Warsaw summit, organised and sponsored by the United States, has…

Our Top 50 Most Influential Arabs 2018

It is true to say that 2018 has been a memorable year in the Middle East…

Our Top 50 Most Influential Arabs 2018 – The here, the now and what comes next? by Pat Lancaster

The here, the now, and what comes next? Focus on HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin…

EXCLUSIVE TO THE MIDDLE EAST MAGAZINE ONLINE: Crossing the Empty Quarter – a celebratory expedition

  For the second time in recorded history an attempt is being made to cross the…

Paris massacres puzzle Western intelligence

Exclusive to The Middle East Online . . . By Ed Blanche There has been much…

Rouhani faces multiple challenges

Iranians will discover in the coming weeks whether or not the nuclear crisis has been resolved,…

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Kingdom reinforces its stance re: OPEC Saudi Arabia’s decision not to cut development spending in its…

Lebanon’s environmental emergency

  UN Officer of Humanitarian Affairs John Ging recently described the Syrian conflict as the biggest humanitarian…

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FILM REVIEW : Far From Men By Beverly Andrews   Far From Men, based on a…

Exclusive to The Middle East Online…Revisiting boundaries

As Europe marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gerald Butt looks…