Ramy Allahoum

Ramy Allahoum

Libya

Q&A: What's next for Libya?

Middle East scholar Jalel Harchaoui discusses the challenges hampering efforts to achieve political transition in Libya.

Q&A: What's next for Libya?

Libya

Libya's chaos explained: 'Everybody vying for a piece of the pie'

Tripoli gripped by deadly tribal violence as militias vie for control of Libya's state funds and vast natural resources.

Libya's chaos explained: 'Everybody vying for a piece of the pie'

Iraq

Iraq's Abadi to send team to US in hope of Iran transactions deal

PM says his country is unable to enact full sanctions against Iran, citing need for essential commodities.

Iraq's Abadi to send team to US in hope of Iran transactions deal

World Cup 2018

Is France's ethnically diverse team a symbol of multiculturalism?

As players of African and Arab origin prepare to fight for the final, 1998 win hailed as diversity feat is remembered.

Is France's ethnically diverse team a symbol of multiculturalism?

Algeria

Algeria mulls joint 2030 FIFA World Cup bid with Morocco, Tunisia

Officials in Algeria say they are open to hosting the tournament alongside neighbouring Morocco, Tunisia.

Algeria mulls joint 2030 FIFA World Cup bid with Morocco, Tunisia

Libya

Libya peace talks: More of the same?

Analysts welcome peace talks but caution they could become 'empty promises to please the international community'.

Libya peace talks: More of the same?

Middle East

Has Israel opened a new front in Syria's war?

Iran's reaction to latest deadly strikes to determine the length and intensity of confrontation, say analysts.

Has Israel opened a new front in Syria's war?

Algeria

Algeria: President Bouteflika and the army's political end game

Analysts say rival factions are struggling to find consensus candidate to secure stability in post-Bouteflika Algeria.

Algeria: President Bouteflika and the army's political end game

Tunisia

Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?

Analysts say deep structural change at local and national levels needed to resolve 'shocking' levels of inequality.

Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?

Algeria

Algeria ruling party asks ailing president to run for fifth term

Analysts say the country's decision-makers are looking to exploit the president's popularity to maintain the status quo.

Algeria ruling party asks ailing president to run for fifth term

Arab League

Q&A: What ever happened to the Arab League?

Middle East scholar Sean Yom discusses why the Arab League is unable to resolve disputes and present a coherent front.

Q&A: What ever happened to the Arab League?