On the 40th anniversary of the Camp David Accords 1978-2018

Forty years after signing the Camp David Accords, the barriers…

Basra: Decay of once glorious Islamic city

One hundred years ago, the port city of Basra featured in world…

Nasser at 100: how to remember the ‘godfather’ of Arab Nationalism?

f he were alive today, Gamal Abdul Nasser would be turning 100…

Nasser’s revolutionary spirit passed onto his children

One year after Jamal Abdul Nasser’s death, TIME magazine ran…

Syrian politicians recall mass adoration of Nasser

“His eyes glimmered in a remarkable manner, projecting…

Of Jerusalem and its chequered history

The Arab World is abuzz with United States President Donald Trump’s…

Opening of 1967 Israeli archives disturbs old Arab wounds

Taking historians and Arab politicians completely by surprise,…

Once dominant Syrian drama industry takes a heavy beating

  Beirut: Syrian soap operas are among the many…

Saving what's left of Syria's black & white classics

Syrian Television, launched during the short-lived union…

Plagues, conquests and disasters: Aleppo’s unending troubles

In 1953, Syrian president Adib al-Shishakli faced an uprising…