There are at least 14 different Kinds of Love

On February 14th of each year, most people celebrate Valentine’s Day. It was originally a day to celebrate Saint Valentinus, who performed weddings for soldiers who were not allowed to marry, but later on got to be generalised to all matters of emotional rapprochement between humans. In the meantime, here is Tim Lomas, of University […]

MENA’s Leaders adopting a realistically democratic stance

LAWFARE‘s Omphalos: Middle East Conflict in Perspective is about governance or about all MENA’s leaders adopting a realistically democratic stance in their respective governorship role and reform in depth. The US as an impartial leader seems especially after its recent failures or at least its non-convincing winning ‘walk in the park’ to hesitate as to […]

Iran: a new kind of protest movement is taking hold

In Iran, a new kind of protest movement is taking hold. When the news broke about a protest in Mashhad, Iran’s second largest city and a stronghold for the country’s religious hardliners, in the waning days of 2017 no one thought it would lead to a national rally against the government.

Translation project to rebuild Science in the Arab World

Paul Braterman, University of Glasgow has written this article on literally a re-enactment of a historical course of events that took place in the Middle East years or rather centuries back. The arguments put forward are doubly important because apart from their obvious meanings here, they send a message that was for various reasons ignored or […]

MENA fast growing youth segment is dominant

The MENA region is made of a variety of countries with in each one there is a variety of “people of many creeds and cultures” and for some differing ethnicity that go historically back for millennia.  These countries do however meet in that, the MENA fast growing youth segment is dominant, increasingly university educated and […]

Saudi Arabia to Make an Entertainment City

“ Saudi Arabia To Make An Entertainment City That Will Be Bigger Than The Maldives ”, announced Destination KSA  The BBC  announced on 8 April 2017 in its Middle East section that : Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans for an entertainment city on the edge of Riyadh which will be 50 times the size of […]