Last month, Saudi Arabia extended its ceasefire in Yemen, citing humanitarian concerns due to COVID-19. For the first time in five years, the entire country is undergoing a cessation of hostilities. However, just a few months before, in late March ...

In early September, the Taliban and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan began historic peace talks in Doha, Qatar aimed at actualizing a power-sharing government after nearly two decades of war. Following repeated delays and arduous negotiations, delegations from the two ...

Climate change is one of the most critical existential threats to humankind. Despite some world leaders and citizens disputing the basic facts of the ongoing climate crisis, the 20 warmest years on record have taken place in the last 22 ...

For generations, animosity between the Jewish state in the Levant and the Muslim countries of the Arabian peninsula has lingered. Since the Arab-Israeli War in 1948, nuclear decimation between the former Soviet Union and the U.S. has been averted, Europe ...

On August 25, the world received a piece of good news from the public health sector: the continent of Africa eliminated wild poliovirus. However, the overall global fight against polio is still raging, and the coronavirus epidemic is only exacerbating ...

Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, is its lifeline to the world. The city serves as an important cultural and economic hub of the Arab world, and its geopolitical position provides essential links between markets in Asia, Europe and Africa.  Unfortunately, this lifeline ...

There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic is threatening democracy in a world where freedom has already been withering away. According to Freedom House’s annual report, 2019 marks the 14th year in a row where freedom is declining — ...

The highly publicized and complex Israel-Palestinian conflict has infiltrated all aspects of global politics, acting as a litmus test for political morality in the United States and influencing the actions of other countries. While there has been a resurgence of ...

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, global financial stability has dissolved into chaos. The proliferation of the virus in countries throughout the world has placed numerous restrictions on the way countries now interact — such as trade between China ...

The disparate and ongoing situation in Yemen has been called the largest humanitarian crisis in modern history. More than 24 million Yemeni people — approximately 80% of the population — are in need of some form of aid. Yemen has ...