Hala Saadani

Syria's Civil War

Syria's doll-makers: 'I protect my children's dreams'

Handmade dolls carry the stories of Syrian families, both devastating and hopeful, to the world.


Morocco: What is fuelling unrest in the Rif?

An overview of protests in Morocco, from the Arab Spring to Mouhcine Fikri's death to Nasser Zefzafi's arrest.

Saudi Arabia

US-Saudi relations: A timeline

An overview of the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia over the past century.


Iran's 2017 elections: All you need to know

Everything explained from why this vote matters to whether or not the election will affect the nuclear deal.


How Iran views its role in the Middle East

Iran's leadership is most concerned about Syria and the relations with the US, according to a recent study.