A new report by Hugh Miles at Middle East Monitor, Is the Saudi Elite Cannibalizing Itself?" linked to by Juan Cole, reports that the recent purge of supposedly corrupt princes and high officials was (and continues to be) much more horrendous than previously reported, which I fear does not surprise me. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes, The Middle East Song: Richy Mitch & The Coal Miners - Chakra In Basel What's so good? I am so glad I stumbled onto this little group from Colorado Springs! There is something so touching andShow More Summary
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who said he was on a "jihad" to avenge U.S. policy in the Middle East made a surprise guilty plea Tuesday to killing a college student in New Jersey and confessed to killing three other people in Washington state in a crime binge that took investigators weeks to connect.
Live in northern China, the Middle East, central Italy, northern Spain or the northern states of the US, New Zealand, Tasmania, parts of South America and southern Africa? Then I have some bad news for you. The Guardian reports China’s first space station is expected to come crashing down to Earth within weeks, but scientists […]
The coalition of Russia, Iran, Iraq and Syria was established to destroy ISIS, but it's also bolstered ties in a way that challenges the U.S.
The Arab Spring marked the beginning of a cultural crisis across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The looting and trafficking of cultural property became industrialized in countries like Libya, where antiquities were “gushing”...Show More Summary
by Silvana R. SiddaliFrom the publisher:Civil War Missouri stood at the crossroads of America. As the most Southern-leaning state in the Middle West, Missouri faced a unique dilemma. The state formed the gateway between east and west, as well as one of the borders between the two contending armies. Show More Summary
Artificial Intelligence, Hollywood, healthcare, and even a compelling argument for the future of paper all featured in publishers' roadmaps on the second day of WAN-IFRA's 13th Middle East Conference, which took place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina this week. Read more...
AI and robots added futuristic sparkle, but the real agenda of these roadmaps had less to do with crystal ball gazing and a lot to do with following the money, according to guest poster Steve Shipside. Read more...
The winners of WAN-IFRA's Middle Eastern Digital Media Awards for 2018 were honoured at the close of the first day of the 13th annual Middle East Conference, which is taking place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina from 28 February through 1 March. Read more...
In today's fast-changing media landscape we are all looking for a guide to the road that lies ahead, so the 13th annual Middle East Conference, held by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) under the theme “Roadmaps for transformation,” was perhaps its most hotly anticipated to date. Read more...
A new report warns ISIS followers in the Middle East may be plotting a chemical attack on the U.S. The report, based on intercepted conversations, shows the desire by ISIS to use chlorine or other weapons of mass destruction on American soil. Show More Summary
The 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia was an account of the adventures of T.E. Lawrence in the Middle East during World War I. The movie, starring Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, and a host of other big names, won seven Academy Awards and became a classic. Show More Summary
If we accept to take a step back, we notice that the different conflicts which have bloodied the Greater Middle East for the last sixteen years, from Afghanistan to Libya, have not been a succession of civil wars, but the application of regional strategies. Show More Summary
Virgin Hyperloop One has been making inroads in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a little while, having already presented its vision for a route connecting cities across the Middle East, including a 12-minute link between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Show More Summary
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After setting series in France, Italy, and Korea, Netflix is headed to the Middle East for its first Arabic original series, Jinn -- a supernatural thriller for teens. The six-episode project, which is set to premiere on the streaming service next year, will be filmed in Jordan. Show More Summary
Daniel Radcliffe covers the February 2018 issue of Esquire Middle East. Photographer Robert Wunsch captures the English actor for the outing. Meanwhile, Daniel Higgins styles Radcliffe in sensible pieces. Radcliffe also talks to the magazine about making the film Jungle. Show More Summary