Recep Erdogan at a NATO conference (AFP/FILE)
March 21, 2018 - 13:56 GMT
Turkey is currently hedging its bets between Russia and NATO—a new move that spells trouble for NATO in the Middle East.
A protester wears a mask in a demonstration against Pierre Nkurunziza in 2015 (AFP/FILE)
March 20, 2018 - 13:49 GMT
What happens when a tyrant seizes power silently?
Turkish-backed forces looting from shops inside Afrin (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba/AFP)
March 19, 2018 - 13:17 GMT
Turkish Armed Forces and Turkish-backed militias cut off access to safe drinking water in Afrin and began looting shops inside the city.
Positive Elitism is not very positive (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 18, 2018 - 15:07 GMT
The New York Times published yet another elitist opinion piece...
The U.N. risks becoming obsolete (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 14, 2018 - 15:35 GMT
Can the U.N. save itself and become a relevant peacemaker in The Middle East?
The Rohingya may be forced back into concentration camps (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 13, 2018 - 15:18 GMT
Rohingyan villages are being razed en masse and replaced with military outposts and concentration camps
A Eurofighter Typhoon jet, the commonly traded military commodity between Saudi and the U.K. (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 12, 2018 - 15:44 GMT
Saudi and the U.K.'s military alliance has functioned above the law for decades now.
Big Pharma companies in the United States do not seem to be as tightly regulated as may seem. (Al Bawaba)
March 11, 2018 - 14:41 GMT
'Pharma Bro' is just one in a long-line of price hikers and controversial individuals
Bin Salman's visit to London has not been universally welcome (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
March 08, 2018 - 12:15 GMT
Bin Salman is responsible for one of the worst humanitarian crises happening in the world today.
Dozens of United Nations trucks carrying aid reached (AFP/File Photo)
March 08, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
The Syrian war has often been cast as a sectarian conflict between a Sunni majority population and a minority Shiite ruling elite. However, sectarianism is only one component of a multi-faceted conflict that is also partially driven by socio-economic grievances, according to Fabrice Balanche, a visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
Different sides are using the Trump/Russia story to validate a worldview (Rami Khoury/Al Bawawba)
March 07, 2018 - 14:53 GMT
Information is now being used to reify worldviews rather than challenge them. Each development of the Trump/Russia story are telling examples.
When it comes to Saudi Arabia, the UK media is unusually deferential.  (Rami Khoury, Al Bawaba)
March 06, 2018 - 10:46 GMT
Bin Salman has wooed the West over, and journalists are documenting that process rather than questioning it.
An injured child being treated in a makeshift hospital in Eastern Ghouta (AFP/HAMZA AL-AJWEH)
March 04, 2018 - 14:48 GMT
Assad is trapping civilians while letting ISIS control cities and towns near Damascus
Palestinian Mohammed al-Tamimi, 15, sits at his family home in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Feb. 27, 2018. Mohammed, who is the cousin of jailed teenager Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, was shot in the head with a rubber bullet in December leaving him with permanent damage to his skull, relatives say. 
March 02, 2018 - 09:03 GMT
Mohammad Fadel al-Tamimi, 15, cousin of Palestinian resistance icon Ahed al-Tamimi, was released this week after being detained by Israeli authorities despite having recently suffered a severe head injury.
Who are liberal zionists? (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 28, 2018 - 15:41 GMT
One group of zionists want to take being 'pro-Israel' away from those who support the occupation.
The IMF's logo on top of civil unrest (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)
February 27, 2018 - 14:53 GMT
The IMF's economic vision has often relied on state-sponsored violence throughout the Middle East and beyond