(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 25, 2019 - 14:03 GMT
And major media outlets wonder why people have lost faith in them...
The fight for Baghouz between ISIS and the SDF (AFP/FILE)
March 20, 2019 - 13:29 GMT
Scenes from an apocalypse emerge from Baghouz, Syria.
Protests in Algeria in March 2019 (AFP/FILE)
March 19, 2019 - 15:06 GMT
Ending practices of corruption and cronyism requires movements that aren’t framed as spontaneous ‘Springs’ of youth but as constituent parts of a broad-based, durable intergenerational call for justice from below.
March 18, 2019 - 10:09 GMT
The people most affected by the war in Yemen have the least say in how it can end. Nadwa al-Dawsari thinks that is a tragic failure, and has an idea on how it can be changed.
March 13, 2019 - 14:38 GMT
The real problem isn't that some parents poured money into elite schools. It's that the U.S. economy incentivizes them to do so.
A Syrian rebel looks out to Idlib (AFP/FILE)
March 13, 2019 - 02:30 GMT
Despite a de-militarization deal, nearly 40,000 people are being displaced per month in Idlib.
(Rami Koury/Al Bawaba)
March 07, 2019 - 06:08 GMT
The deal of the century appears doomed to constant, last-minute revisions; all of which may prove to be in vein, as the deal itself remains destined to be rejected.
March 06, 2019 - 10:17 GMT
"These are flying robots. They also raise questions about the boundaries of human control and the notion of what happens when we hand over these key functions of society to machines.”
Thomas Barrack (Shutterstock)
March 04, 2019 - 13:51 GMT
Tom Barrack is part of what some have called Trump's shadow cabinet.
March 03, 2019 - 12:42 GMT
There is a fascinating chapter toward the end of Alexis de Toqueville’s Democracy in America titled “What Kind of Despotism Do Democratic Nations Have to Fear?” in which the author attempted something truly extraordinary – to describe a social condition which humankind had never before encountered.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 28, 2019 - 11:39 GMT
A gift to Saudi would be a nightmare for the global community.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 26, 2019 - 14:38 GMT
The guy who tweeted "Fear of Muslims is RATIONAL" made a plan to give Saudis nuclear tech, and Trump is championing it.
Mike Pence and Benjamin Netanyahu at the Warsaw summit (AFP/FILE, edited by Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 21, 2019 - 11:44 GMT
Europeans are waiting until 2020 in the hopes Trump leaves the White House. But the damage his White House is doing may be irreparable.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 19, 2019 - 13:08 GMT
"It’s not Big Tech and AI that are threatening democracy and sparking a new Cold War, it’s the political vision of those that design their codes and the unchecked hold on power that allows them to make those visions a reality."
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 17, 2019 - 12:54 GMT
Saudi loves SnapChat, Egpyt loves Facebook, and Facebook hates pictures of dying Yemeni children.
A facial recognition system used by police in China is showcased (AFP/FILE)
February 14, 2019 - 10:08 GMT
Applications of AI are, quietly and without deliberation, rewriting countries’ social contracts.