Specializing in Middle Eastern politics and culture.
In rural Iran, a simple house for storing fruit is a lesson in Persian minimalism.
From kohl eyeliner to gold coins, Iranian wedding gifts date back to Zoroastrian times.
In a small country whose history is hotly contested by its inhabitants, the city's contours capture a layered and rich history.
It is only fitting that a place like Beirut, so comfortable with its contradictions would feel so at home in literature, a space capable of hosting competing narratives.
Chaouki Chamoun’s signature motif of expansive, empty spaces which the promise of the unknown.
Elie Saab reinvented Lebanese haute couture, spawned legions of imitators and generations of apprentices.
A modus vivendi between sportsmanship and showmanship has occurred thanks to technology.
An ode to the scholarly, designers are drawing inspiration from the back-to-school buzz and tabula rasa optimism that accompanies fall.
From the stark elegance of nun's habits to the geometry and mystique of the veil, religious dress has long inspired fashion.
The difference between crippling anxiety and motivational stress is a fine line.
From digital books to online courses, the traditional classroom is being challenged. What is the role of teachers in the future of education?
The recently passed economic sanctions on Iran will do nothing to force the hand of the Iranian regime.
As Turkey's influence in the Middle East continues to grow, it is important to understand the dynamics of changing relations.
The Lebanese financial sector has encountered many changes and challenges in the past decade.
Q&A with Clara Capelli who has been investigating the impacts of the MENA region's missed stage of industrialization.
An event that brought together academics and researchers from six different countries, participants discussed the challenges they face as researchers in studying gender.
The Beirut Marathon has an impressive record of going on as planned in spite of challenging circumstances.