Abdul Hakim Nasser, the son of Gamal Abdul Nasser, greeting Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.

Remembering Nasser: Arab renaissance to endless war

Forty-six years after the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser on September…
yrian Kurdish militia members of the YPG make a V-sign next to a drawing of Abdullah Ocalan, jailed Kurdish rebel leader, in Esme village in Aleppo province, Syria.

History keeps dealing Kurds a loosing hand

In 1974, Henry Kissinger nudged Iraqi Kurds to rise against the…
Abu Mohammad al-Jolani re-branding Al-Nusra, as broadcasted on the Doha-based al-Jazeera TV.

Re-branding Jabhat al-Nusra

  When US secretary of State James Baker invited Palestinian…
الدكتور أحمد زويل وززجته السورية ديما كريمة الدكتور شاكر الفحام.

أحمد زويل، وداعاً

في الخمسينيات، عُرض على الطبيب الدمشقي…
Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser in the 1950s

Sixty years after nationalizing the Suez Canal

On this day exactly sixty years ago, Gamal Abdul Nasser nationalized…
Sharif Hussein Ibn Ali, the emir of Mecca who launched the Great Arab revolt in 1916.

How Erdogan re-wrote history of the Great Arab Revolt

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the self-proclaimed…

Iran invests in the Mahdi Army

Iran is looking for a new Hizbullah in Iraq and seems to have…
The Sykes-Picot map of 1916.

A century after Sykes-Picot, it’s Sykes-Picot: The Arab version

Exactly 100 years ago, the Asia Minor agreement — better known…