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Seventy-four percent of Yemenis live in rural areas, and the majority of those lack the same three things: electricity, clean water, and education.
The burden is on those of us who advocate gun control to prove that deterrence doesn't work with firearms.
A Lebanese Alawite family sits in their living room by a Christmas tree.
The biggest disappointment of Obama's presidency, from an Arab perspective, was his lackluster support for Arabs revolting in Egypt and Syria.
The author believes that Egyptians need to be patient and give democracy a chance to work.
The United States chose an inopportune time to lift restrictions on Russia and normalize trade relations.
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have inadvertently provided his critics with a temporary unifying device.
While well-intentioned, "Argo" falls into the common Hollywood trap of making Muslims into a monolithic Green Menace.