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

Remembering Nasser: Arab renaissance to endless war

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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

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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

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

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

Sixty years after nationalizing the Suez Canal

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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

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This month marks the 100th anniversary of the self-proclaimed…
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Iran invests in the Mahdi Army

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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

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