Boris Johnson is on course to become the next British prime minister. But, according to The Economist, he could be a dangerous leader.
The Aramco attacks of September 14 did much to expose Saudi Arabia's vulnerabilities. Yet long-term repercussions of the devastating attacks — both for the greater Middle East and the oil market — are yet to be realized.
Despite the conflict ending 20 years ago, the effects of the Kosovo War live on today. In Kosovo, there are still some Albanians and Serbs who never mix. In this video, the BBC tells the story of two young people who meet for the first time.
In July, a group of 37 countries, including all six Gulf Cooperation Council member states, expressed support for China's policies in Xinjiang. The following month, Qatar became the first Arab country to remove its name from the list of countries supporting Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims.
Recent developments in Indian-administered Kashmir have made global headlines. Yet the Gulf Cooperation Council states have reacted to the latest events with silence if not outright support for New Delhi.
The Saudi government has gradually chipped away at the kingdom’s guardianship system. With Saudi women now free to travel abroad without the permission of a male relative, many Saudi citizens are now able to enjoy freedoms denied to them for decades.
Mia Khalifa, a Lebanese-American former adult actress, speaks to the BBC’s Stephen Sackur about what led her into the porn industry.
Since 2011, Tunisia has been widely recognized as the Arab Spring’s only success story. But the North African state's political transition faces grave threats.
Since the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition entered Yemen in 2015, its various members have had competing interests and agendas.
At the Peace to Prosperity summit recently held in Bahrain, Oman announced plans for opening an embassy in Israeli-occupied Ramallah, making it the first Gulf state to do so.
In July 2019, Argentina designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization, accusing the Lebanese Shia group of deadly attacks against the Israeli Embassy and a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in the 1990s.