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At the gates: Global response needed as virus fears mount

At the gates: Global response needed as virus fears mount

The World Health Organisation has not yet classified the Covid-19 outbreak as a pandemic, but fears are mounting over the cascading impact of the virus on a highly-connected global economy.

We are on schedule to stage the best FIFA World Cup: al-Thawadi

We are on schedule to stage the best FIFA World Cup: al-Thawadi

Interview with Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), Hassan al-Thawadi on the occasion of the countdown to the tournament reaching 1,000 days.

Africa isn’t ready for currency unions

Africa isn’t ready for currency unions

West African political leaders recently announced that the CFA franc – a currency created by France in 1945 for its colonies and still used by 14 African countries – will be replaced this year by a new currency pegged to the euro called the eco.

Mishaps and mistakes help globalise the coronavirus

Mishaps and mistakes help globalise the coronavirus

Professionals devoted to preventing global pandemics know best how to do their jobs – when they’re left to do their jobs.

Sanders’ big Nevada win narrows rivals’ path

Sanders’ big Nevada win narrows rivals’ path

Bernie Sanders’ convincing win in the Nevada caucuses signalled his campaign is gathering strength and reaching voters who had previously eluded him, putting him on a path — for now — toward the Democratic presidential nomination.

Citizens of nowhere: Trump ban raises fear for US Rohingya

Citizens of nowhere: Trump ban raises fear for US Rohingya

A refugee from Myanmar’s tyrannised Rohingya minority, Lila Mubarak embodies perfectly the “poor, huddled masses” welcomed to the United States for more than a century by a bronze plaque at the foot of the Statue of Liberty.

Brexit’s stealthy rationality

Brexit’s stealthy rationality

At pivotal historical moments, rational political ruptures often are brought about for all the wrong reasons. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit may prove to be a case in point.

Rewriting the Arab social contract

Rewriting the Arab social contract

The world is in a rapid changing era and the Arab region is not an exception in that regard.

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