Boko Haram launch attack on Chad

Suspected Boko Haram militants have carried out an attack on Chad overnight, the first such assault…

What went wrong in Yemen

By Professor Gamal Gasim When former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who had ruled the country for…

Testing times for Salman

 During King Abdullah’s reign (2005-2015), the Middle East faced its most turbulent period. So new King…

Jordan offers prisoner swap to Islamic State

Jordan offered a precedent-setting prisoner swap to the Islamic State group Wednesday in a desperate attempt…

Tutankhamun vandalism

The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun the ancient…

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OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES GO TO THE LOVED ONES OF THOSE WHO SUFFERED DURING THE TERRORIST ATTACK…

A VERY HAPPY, HEALTHY & PEACEFUL 2015   FROM ALL OF US AT THE MIDDLE EAST…

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  The news that Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE will return their ambassadors to Doha…

Welcome to the new site

I am delighted to introduce The Middle East magazine’s new online site The Middle East Online…

ELECTIONS IN EGYPT

These were not kings or emirs trained in diplomacy and affairs of state from an early…