Saudi Arabia seeks new role in Afghanistan following Taliban takeover By Sean Mathews

Taliban fighters celebrate after the US pulled all its troops out of Afghanistan in Kandahar on…

In Egypt it is a crime to read books by Amelia Smith

Because it has no real popular support, for any dictatorship to survive censorship is central to…

What the Taliban victory spells out for the Middle East by Ezzedine C. Fishere

A boy carries Taliban flags for sale in Kabul on Sunday. (Hoshang Hashimi/AFP/Getty Images) Reactions across…

Israel’s airstrikes in Syria are not newsworthy for Western media, as a result status quo continues & civilians suffer by Eva Bartlett

FILE PHOTO: Damaged buildings are shown after what Syrian authorities said was an Israeli air strike…

Hundreds of Yemeni professionals in Saudi Arabia laid off and told to go home

Men selling traditional Yemeni jambiya daggers in southern Saudi Arabia’s Najran (Reuters)   Academics, teachers and…

Saudi Arabia: Crackdown on Hamas marks another costly misstep by Azzam Tamimi

Nothing justifies the imprisonment of Palestinian and Jordanian nationals by the Saudi crown prince Ihad met…

Daraa marked the start of the Syrian uprising; will it also be the beginning of the end for Assad? by Zaki Kaf Al-Ghazal

Smoke rises after Assad Regime and its supporters carried out an assault over Daraa, Syria on…

Saudi Arabia to deport 800,000 Yemen workers, say sources

Foreign workers wait with their belongings before boarding police buses transferring them to a deportation centre…

Saudi Arabia sentences Hamas leader to 15 years in prison by Laith al-Jounaidi

Mohammed Al-Khudari was Hamas representative to kingdom A Saudi criminal court on Sunday sentenced former Hamas…

Sabre rattling in the ME – it’s all about oil – dailymirror

The ‘Middle East’ as we know it today (awash with its vast reserves of petroleum resources),…