by Ari Phillips Posted on February 25, 2015
In an already fragile region, subject to the whims of the international oil market and regional unrest, Jordan relies on fossil fuel imports to meet around 95 percent of its energy demand. Insert renewables.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 19, 2014 Updated: November 19, 2014
Failing to reach a deal could lead to an escalation of sectarian violence since Iranian forces have for months played a crucial role in the fight against ISIS.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 17, 2014
Iraq is experiencing a convulsive upheaval as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) is clamping down its hold on parts of the country and expanding its territory in others. Billions of barrels of oil are at play.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on April 20, 2014
"Let's face it," New York Times columnist David Brooks said on Meet the Press, "Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a -- I'll say it crudely -- but a manhood problem in the Middle East."
by Ben Armbruster Posted on April 7, 2014 Updated: April 8, 2014
At a recent event in Jerusalem, Israeli experts said that in a comprehensive nuclear deal, Iran would likely retain some uranium enrichment capacity.
by Posted on April 4, 2014 Updated: April 28, 2014
With Egypt's political transition in turmoil, the U.S. can seize the opportunity for greater ties to Tunisia.
by Posted on March 28, 2014
A judiciary feeling confident enough to sentence 528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death isn't indicative of a country transitioning to democracy.
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 5, 2014
The most extensive report of its kind finds that while progress is being made, the female genital mutilation is still widespread and as harmful as ever.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 7, 2013
In taking advantage of renewables, the global poor face the individual equivalent of the initial financing hurdles that often dog larger power plants.
by Christopher Butterfield Posted on September 23, 2013 Updated: September 23, 2013
An online petition in Saudi Arabia has called for a new day of defiance against the conservative Islamic kingdom's ban on women driving.