The World Bank Group’s Mahmoud Mohieldin believes innovative financing and partnerships are needed to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Countries that have invested in human capital, infrastructure and decent systems of social protection have made more progress than others in...
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.
The tiny state of Djibouti is strategically located along the Bab al-Mandab strait, bringing with it myriad geopolitical opportunities and challenges.
In Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib, hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped in what the UN has described as an unfolding humanitarian disaster.
Home to the tallest building in the world, Dubai has made a name for itself globally as a business, finance and tourism hub. CNBC looks at how it became so rich.
Boris Johnson is on course to become the next British prime minister. But, according to The Economist, he could be a dangerous leader.
Three months into General Khalifa Haftar’s westward offensive, militias aligned with the UN-recognized Government of National Accord have slowed down the Libyan National Army’s advance on Tripoli.